What’s it like to be a Medical Laboratory Assistant in British Columbia?
The Medical Laboratory Assistant’s role is vital in a front-line Health Care Team. A Medical Laboratory Assistant’s main duties are to collect blood samples from patients; process blood samples and other biological samples for laboratory testing, perform electrocardiograms, and perform front office duties while interacting with clients/patients.
This is a 28-week Diploma Program consisting of 24 weeks of theoretical and clinical study and 4 weeks of practicum in a hospital or private laboratory arranged for you by West Coast College. Our program has two intakes per year, one in October and one in May.
With only 2 opportunities per year to join the West Coast College Medical Lab Assistant program, and limited seats, don’t wait!
Next program starts May 2024
Who makes a great Medical Lab Assistant?
Work well independently as well as part of a team
Enjoy work that is detail-oriented and needs to be accurate
Excellent communication skills
Strong Eye-Hand Coordination
Able to type 40 WPM
Being caring and compassionate.
- Grade 12, G.E.D., Mature Student Status
- A pre-admission application and interview
- Successful completion of an English and Math assessment.
- Proof of negative TB test or chest x-ray
- Type 40 wpm
- Satisfactory completion of a Criminal Record Search
Embark on a fulfilling, impactful career with the tools and knowledge that West Coast College's Medical Laboratory Assistant program provides. Enroll today and take the first step toward a brighter future.
For any inquiries or assistance with the application process, please reach out to West Coast College. Our dedicated staff is available from Monday to Thursday, 9 AM to 3 PM (Pacific Time). You can call us at (604) 951-6644, call us toll-free at 1-800-807-8558, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We're here to help guide you on your educational journey!