The American Red Cross
Job Description: Job Description: Come bring your ASCP Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) or Medical Technologist (MT) license and passion for blood banking to support the life-saving mission of the American Red Cross Blood Services.We are looking for a full time Specialist in Blood Banking to work in our reference lab performing specialized testing to serve our local hospital clients. As a Medical Technologist, staff can expect to perform (in accordance with standard operating procedures and applicable regulatory requirements) basic and advanced donor and patient tests, and interpret results to determine donor-recipient compatibility.Primary job responsibilities may include: \u2022 Resolving compatibility problems \u2022 Providing complex reference and consultation services to hospitals and transfusion services \u2022 Performing automated and manual test procedures on blood samples. Other Medical Technologist duties may include: \u2022 Managing receipt, coordination, shipment and transport of patient and donor blood samples and documenting supply and equipment problems \u2022 Managing reagent inventory (ordering, receiving, inspection and preparation) \u2022 Recognizing\/resolving testing irregularities and assisting other Medical Technologists in problem resolution. \u2022 Consulting with staff at other medical facilities, to resolve complex serologic problems and providing special units to transfusion recipients \u2022 Performing maintenance, repair and validation of laboratory equipment and software \u2022 Maintaining accurate records \u2022 Performing manufacturing duties associated with special blood products, if applicable. \u2022 Assuming lead responsibilities such as record review and training; assisting in concern management.\u2013 Tech III \u2022 Performing staff orientation and competency assessments, if applicable.Performing external customer education.\u2013 Tech III Qualifications: MT(ASCP) or BB(ASCP) \/equivalent with 4 years experience, bachelor's degree with major in biological science or chemistry plus 6 years blood banking experience, or MLT (ASCP) certification plus 4 years blood banking experience.MT (ASCP) and\/or BB(ASCP) or equivalent preferred.State license may be required where applicable. Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day. The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity\/Affirmative Action employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment.
The American Red Cross
Website : http://www.redcross.org
Each day, thousands of people – people just like you – provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world. We roll up our sleeves and donate time, money and blood. We learn or teach life-saving skills so our communities can be better prepared when the need arises. We do this every day because the Red Cross is needed - every day.