Calendar Control Clerk Blood Bank Job Description Sample
Lead Cord Blood Bank Collector
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The primary purpose of the Lead Cord Blood Bank Collector Office position is to educate and recruit potential donor mothers to the public donation program, collect relevant behavioral and medical history information, facilitate collection of the cord blood and support ancillary activities. This role also has responsibility for quality control of supplies and reagents necessary for performing the cord blood collection activities. Participate in the administrative activities relating to the cord blood unit file creation, review and storage.
The salary range is: min-$38,000, mid-$47,500 and max-$57,000.
a. Promote, educate and recruit potential donor mothers through explanation of the cord blood donation program and participate in community outreach directed towards pregnant mothers.
b. Disseminate information to potential cord blood donors through phone, email and written correspondence.
c. Serve as a technical resource for donors inquiring about donation to the unrelated population and families inquiring about the related program.
d. Coordinate event materials and logistics as well as serve as ambassador for public relations events promoting public health education regarding cord blood donation and stem cell registry donor recruitment.
Product and Records Management
a. Utilize various computer systems,
applications and databases to enter, retrieve and compile data, complete donor/product records and prepare reports for review by CBB Management and Quality Unit.
b. Manage receipt, entry and verification of test results.
c. Coordinate the shipment of samples for testing at CHORI.
d. Perform follow up contact with donor mothers to complete and confirm accuracy of information of donor records.
e. Perform donor packet review for conforming cord blood units.
f. Facilitate and reconcile matching of donor and laboratory records for rejected
cord blood units.
g. Review and prepare rejected cord blood unit files for archiving and coordinate
with records management group for offsite storage.
Quality Assurance/Quality Control
a. Perform procedures and maintain accurate documentation in compliance with current Good Laboratory Practice, current Good Manufacturing Practice and current Good Tissue Practice regulations and applicable accreditation agency standards, including but not limited to FACT-NetCord, CAP and CLIA.
b. Document deviations and events; notify technical and quality management
personnel in timely manner and assist in the investigation of the cause and any required corrective actions.
c. Assist in development, creation, validation and implementation of procedures for the administrative management of cord blood unit files for both listed and rejected units
as well as for the inventory and CBID labels.
d. Generate Cord Blood Identification (CBID) labels. Inspect all labels for print
quality and submit to QA for approval and release.
e. Coordinate the fulfillment and delivery of collection site supplies:
- Receive weekly requests for inventory, controlled CBID labels and controlled
documents from one or more collection sites.
Inspect supplies, reagents, and materials and ensure all items are acceptable for use.
Create supply distribution records in QA validated electronic inventory
application (InvyTRAK). Print transaction records and submit to QA for review/approval.
Gather supplies, CBID labels and documents, pack into shipping boxes and apply appropriate labels for courier.
Inspect and return totes to remote collection sites weekly.
Maintain controlled documents for general distribution.
Other duties as assigned
Required: Bachelor's degree.
Required: Six months experience in cord blood bank collection. May substitute required degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.
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Blood Bank Supervisor Open To Hospital And Reference Lab
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In cooperation with the department manager, this person will be the supervisor of the Blood Bank area.
The medical technologist follows established standards and policies, reviews patient results for accuracy and diagnostic correlation, uses independent decision making skills, and communicates with a variety of customers.??
The standard of ethical and professional performance must be consistent with established medical laboratory practice and demonstrate the philosophy of the company in the performance of all duties.
Certification as a Medical Technologist, MT(ASCP), CLS(ASCP), MLT(ASCP), (AMT) or equivalent.
Must have their SBB.
Must have experience in Blood Bank.
Ability to communicate and instruct effectively, perform independent technical and ethical decisions,??
operate simple and high complexity instrumentation, perform simple and high complexity manual and automated procedures,??
organize to perform multiple tasks simultaneously for maximum efficiency, demonstrate knowledge of theory, principles,??
and techniques of laboratory medicine to provide services appropriate to the age of the customer served.??
Refer to the competency addendum for applicable age-specific skills.
The position is primarily days. The lab does operate 24hrs.
Going to be over around 16 FTE's(combination of Med Techs and Lab Techs)
This position the person will be working at a Level 1 trauma center and requires a high competency in all areas of blood banking. The blood bank area is on a separate floor.
Prefer candidates from outside the area.
Blood Bank Processing Tech
Department: Lab - Blood Bank
Posting #: 414632
Date Posted: 9/18/2018
Employee Type: Regular
The Blood Bank Processing Technician performs a variety of blood component processing functions in the blood bank including the inspection, preparation and issue of blood products for transfusion. These duties are performed while maintaining the FDA required criteria of safety, purity, potency, integrity and quality of the product. This position receives supervision of completed work activities from the Blood Bank Supervisor, and does not supervise any other position.
Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
Prepares blood components for transfusion, by following established protocols and current GMP, including:
Thawing frozen products
Aliquoting products in pediatric bags and syringes
Irradiation of cellular products
Pooling plasma and cryoprecipitate
Proper component preparation in LIS and labeling components with ICCBBA standards
Issues prepared blood products by ensuring the safety, purity, potency, integrity and quality of the product before releasing to patient care areas, including checking:
All clerical data
Positive Patient identification
Assists with blood product inventory management by:
Assessing inventory levels
Performing visual inspection of blood components.
Electronic tracking of inventory to help ensure effective use of resources
Assesses specimen quality and integrity for patient age, appropriate type, volume, and positive patient identification. Electronically receives specimens accurately in LIS.
Electronically receives specimens accurately in LIS according to positive patient identification procedures.
Maintains, cleans, and sanitizes Blood Bank equipment and instruments in accordance with established standards and policy.
Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Weekend Role/ 24 Hours/Medical LAB Tech/Evening /Bwh Blood Bank
GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
In a highly regulated environment (FDA, AABB, TJC, DPH, CMS, NRC), performs critical functions to assist the department in meeting the blood requirements of patients. Works in accordance with the department's Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to perform testing and provide blood products to meet patient needs.
Performs testing independently and is able to work as a team member in a busy laboratory environment. Assists in the training of new employees and students.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Performs all tasks required, including but not limited to answering phone calls, specimen log in, filling orders and issuing products. Selects products for transfusion to minimize wastage. Shows good judgments in recognizing emergent situations and reacts appropriately. Interacts professionally with other departments to receive orders, respond to developing situations, and seeks technical guidance from senior technologist when appropriate.
2.Demonstrates the ability to perform work in a manner that ensures accurate test results to include ABO, Rh, antibody screening, compatibility testing, direct antiglobulin test, transfusion reaction investigation. Maintains optimal workflow for the area and incorporates STAT requests in with routine testing. Follows up on samples with discrepant results and communicates with coworkers when additional work is required. Operates Blood Bank instrumentation efficiently. Performs basic troubleshooting. Performs QC and equipment maintenance. Shares responsibility for answering alarms and responds appropriately.
3.Complies with cGMPs to manufacture components. Performs all tasks required to ensure accurate disposition of all products from the Component Lab. Performs all product modification tasks. Accurately logs blood products, tissue and supplies into inventory.
4.Performs antigen typing, hemoglobin S testing, differential DAT and other duties as assigned. Prioritizes and completes tasks, including associated paperwork, accurately and in a timely manner.
5.Participates in projects to enhance the Blood Bank. Works independently towards completing projects within the assigned timeline.
6.Is responsible for ensuring their own ongoing training and increasing their own knowledge of different areas within the Blood Bank. Completes annual required competency assessments. Meets department requirements for continuing education.
7.Adheres to the blood bank's departmental standards for professionalism. Maintains an effective working relationship, and works collaboratively with supervisors, senior technologists, co-workers and other hospital employees. Employs effective communication skills when dealing with all BWH staff. Understands and promotes the BWH and Blood Bank Mission and Vision Statements. Adheres to BWH policies for BTU use, tardiness, breaks and computer Internet use. Familiar with and follows all policies and procedures for each area of the Blood Bank. Effectively prioritizes tasks to meet patient and departmental needs.
8.Complies with all hospital safety requirements. Is knowledgeable about hospital policies concerning fire drills, OSHA regulations, hazardous waste management, chemical hygiene plan, and radiation safety.
9.Performs all other duties as required.
1.Associate's Degree in Medical Laboratory Science or a related science.
2.MLT(ASCP) certification or equivalent and/or ASCP Specialty registration eligible
3.Prefer some laboratory experience, but will train.
4.Successful completion of the hospital's Trustworthiness and Reliability assessment. Unescorted access to the Blood Bank Irradiators is a requirement of the position.
SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
1.Must be able to perform as a collaborative team member.
2.Ability to remain calm and efficient in stressful situations.
3.Knowledgeable about the proper use and care of laboratory equipment.
4.Ability to work independently within the established guidelines of the department; assume responsibility for own work.
5.Must have dexterity and fine motor skills to perform multiple laboratory testing techniques.
6.Excellent record keeping skills are required to include clear, legible writing, careful filing, and accurate computer data entry.
HOSPITAL WIDE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Works within legal, regulatory, accreditation and ethical practice standards relevant to the position and as established by BWH/Partners; follows safe practices required for the position; complies with appropriate BWH and Partners policies and procedures; fulfills any training required by BWH and/or Partners, as appropriate; brings potential matters of non-compliance to the attention of the supervisor or other appropriate hospital staff.
Blood Bank Technical Director/40 Hours/Blood Bank/Pathology/Bwh
Under the general direction of the Blood Bank Medical Director and the Pathology Department Executive Director, provides oversight for all of the technical, operational, and administrative functions of the Blood Bank. Responsible for the overall direction, supervision and work performance of technical staff, and for assuring that all testing and component preparation in the laboratory is performed according to established operating procedures in compliance with external regulatory agencies. Troubleshoots complex blood product dispensing and administration issues that arise, working closely with Medical Director and Transfusion Medicine physicians, participating in root cause analyses and in the development of new and revised policies and procedures..
1.Responsible for oversight of all aspects of Blood Bank operations to ensure effective and efficient service. Identifies and prioritizes short and long-term opportunities for improvement of the laboratory. In collaboration with the Medical Director, oversees the development and implementation of quality improvement initiatives to be led by the Operational Clinical Supervisors.
2.Responsible for the overall organization of the Blood Bank laboratory, and for defining and delegating specific laboratory responsibilities for all Blood Bank supervisors and technical staff. Has overall responsibility for recruiting, hiring, orienting, training, evaluating, assessing competency, developing, counseling, and when necessary, terminating employees of the Blood Bank. Provides guidance to Operational Clinical Supervisors, who will plan and implement staff evaluation processes.
3.Oversees the development and implementation of new programs, methods, tests, instruments, and procedures. Provides oversight for Blood Bank information technology projects. Develops recommendations to address Blood Bank laboratory space and equipment needs. Prepares proposals for review by Blood Bank Medical Staff and Departmental Leadership. In collaboration with the Blood Bank Compliance Officer, oversees development of validation plans, and monitors progress.
4.In collaboration with the Blood Bank Compliance Officer, Medical Director, and Administrative Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance for the Department of Pathology, ensures that all Blood Bank policies and procedures are compliant with FDA, DPH, AABB, and JC regulatory requirements. Along with Compliance Officer, oversees Occurrence Management process. Troubleshoots complex blood product dispensing and administration issues that arise, working closely with Medical Director and Transfusion Medicine physicians. Works with Risk Management to ensure that sentinel events are reported appropriately to hospital leadership and to regulatory agencies, and oversees implementation of corrective actions following identification of root causes, including the development of new policies and procedures.
5.Works in close collaboration with Blood Donor Center Leadership to facilitate productive and effective interactions between the Donor Center and Blood Bank operations in support of institutional blood collection goals.
6.Establishes productive, cooperative relationships and develops quality improvement initiatives with other departments that are major users of blood products. Working with Executive Director, views blood utilization trends by clinical service to identify opportunities to improve blood product utilization, including modification of transfusion guidelines.
7.In collaboration with the Medical Director and Executive Director,, assists in the development of the annual operating and capital budgets. Provides leadership in the development, implementation, and monitoring of cost savings initiatives.
8.In collaboration with the Medical Director, assists with development and implementation of research projects initiated both within and outside of the Blood Bank.
9.Investigates new technologies and national benchmarking trends. Ensures successful participation with local and national Hemovigilance initiatives.
10. Professional development: attends workshops and professional meetings (e.g. AABB), reviews professional publications, participates in professional societies.
1.MT(ASCP)SBB required with a Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or a related field.
2.Minimum of seven (7) years technical Blood Bank experience and four (4) years experience as a Blood Bank clincal supervisor.
SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ and
1.Excellent skills and experience in all phases of Blood Banking.
2.The supervisory and managerial abilities necessary to direct and coordinate activities of personnel.
3.Ability to work independently to troubleshoot issues and solve problems.
4.Understanding of requirements of regulatory agencies.
5.Must possess strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively with co-workers, subordinates, physicians, health care workers, outside visitors and students.
6.Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to individuals and groups.
7.Must be able to remain calm and productive under pressure.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Describe the conditions in which the work is performed.
1.Work is mainly in a small office adjacent to a crowded laboratory.
2.Periodic emergent work and shortages of staff and blood products contribute to a high-stress environment in the laboratory.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: List the number of FTEs supervised.
1.Daily Supervision of 6.5 Clinical Supervisors, 2 Administrative Support Staff. Indirect oversight of an additional 45 FTEs.
FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: Indicate financial "scope" information, i.e.: size of budget, volume, revnue, etc.
Under the direction of the Medical Director, manages the BWH operating budget for the Blood Bank.
Lead Medical Technologist Blood Bank
Job Req ID: 174204
Position Number: 00011887
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift Details: M-F and every 3rd weekend, 3rd shift 10p-6:30a
Standard Hours: 40.00
Department Name: Lab - Blood Bank
Location: Carolinas Medical Center
Location Details: CMC Main
Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all.
The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth
Responsible for the technical operations of specific laboratory section. Ensures that all procedures are performed as defined in section policy and procedure.
Assists and supports the Lab Director/Manager. Acts as the supervisor over the specific assigned clinical area.
Oversees the implementation and maintenance of quality, efficiency, and safety in the section, ensuring it meets CAP standards on a continual basis. Communicates to leadership deficiencies in the section, progress of test development, team member actions under consideration, and all unusual occurrences which may require the attention of the leader.
Demonstrates initiative in tracking and resolving problems, and continually checks the accuracy of test methods and instruments in the section. Reviews relevant laboratory reports, including reference laboratory reports, for extraordinary results and clerical errors before they are reported to the medical record.
Maintains adequate supply of materials in the section and participates in cost analysis of existent and perspective tests.
Completes orientation and training within the section. Assigns schedule and work for section and assists in workload evaluations as needed.
Delegates authority and responsibility as appropriate. Ensures that work assigned to members of the section is completed and reported in a timely manner.
Functions as bench technologist assisting with the workload. Meets all technical qualifications
Works in a fast-paced clinical environment. Ability to coordinate eyes and hand to fingers rapidly and accurately in making precise movements with speed.
Works in an area which contains bio hazardous (infectious) materials along with chemical, fire, and mechanical hazards. Duties may involve standing, walking, stretching, stooping, bending and lifting light (20 pound) to moderately heavy (50 pound) loads. Each teammate has the responsibility to work in a safe manner.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Bachelor's Degree with MT (ASCP), MLS (ASCP), or equivalent required; two years of experience in specific laboratory section preferred. Advanced academic degrees or technical certifications and additional experience preferred.
At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer
Medical Technologist Lead, Blood Bank (Mt, Ascp) Full Time Days
MedicalTechnologist Lead (MT, ASCP) Blood Bank – Full Time Days, 40 hours per week
PortsmouthRegional is a 209-bed acute care hospital located in Portsmouth, NH, and ispart of HCA, the nation's largest provider of healthcare services. PortsmouthRegional Hospital serves the seacoast region's residents in New Hampshire,Maine and Massachusetts and is one of the area's largest employers. PortsmouthRegional Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast and one ofonly three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction.
We offer a working environment that's as nurturing as it is dynamic. With ourteam-oriented approach, and the ample opportunities we provide for learning andcareer growth, we know you'll find that Portsmouth Regional Medical Centeroffers the ideal atmosphere where you can use your best skills. We also offer acomprehensive benefits package, a matching 401(k) plan, referral bonuses,outstanding educational assistance and resources, plus a generous paid time-offplan.
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Performs chemical,bacteriological, serological and microscopic procedures for Blood Bank but mustbe able to rotate to other laboratory sections if needed. Maintains records ofperformance as defined in the Laboratory's general and procedure manuals.Responsible for specific laboratory department policies, procedures and recordsand ensures that all policies and procedures are performed as defined by allstaff. Performs all services as they mayrelate to patient care / treatment with consideration for the age/condition ofthe patient.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology from an accredited school of Clinical Laboratory Science required.
Experience: 3-7 years of Medical Technologist experience required
Certification: MT (ASCP) required
Blood Bank Supervisor
Providence is calling a Blood Bank Supervisor to the Clinical Lab at Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.
In this position, you will:
Primarily focus on delivering service commitments defined for the location in which the department resides.
Deliver services in a highly cost effective manner while maintaining appropriate licensures and conditions as required by Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the Quality Plan and the Laboratory Compliance Program.
Have initial job elements that may include initiation of new procedures, assisting with installation and correlation of new equipment, training or re-training of employees and other activities routinely associated with a "start up" Laboratory organization because the Providence Health & Services - Portland Service Area (PHS-PSA) Laboratory reorganization is in the early stages of development.
Participate in projects associated with Core and RRL development, relocation, and department consolidations in addition to maintaining ongoing technical department operations and service levels to ensure that budgeted financial results are achieved.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's degree in medical technology or related science
Documented leadership coursework
6 years of progressive technical laboratory experience in a high volume facility
Familiarity with all aspects of technical department operations, including cost effective management of labor and supplies
Familiarity with workflow and operational processes between technical and non-technical laboratory functions
Ability to identify root causes for operational and financial variances and remediate
Demonstrated ability to resolve service failures and initiate analyses to develop long term solutions
Demonstrated ability to work with disparate groups across multiple shifts
In compliance with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) - criminal background check and finger printing may be required for the position, based on assigned duties.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Specialist in Blood Bank Technology Certification (SBB)
- Supervisory experience
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
Medical Technologist Blood Bank PRN
We're leading the way in Augusta with procedures in robotic surgery, advanced orthopedic services, and emergency care that is second to none. But most importantly, we have expert physicians you can rely on, who are committed to excellent outcomes in a safe environment.
Our commitment to those quality outcomes is evident in the recognition we've received. Doctors Hospital is certified as a Primary Stroke Center, as well as an Accredited Chest Pain Center. We were recently the first hospital in the area to be designated a Center of Excellence in Women's Health Surgery.
And we were one of 244 hospitals nationally to be named a top performer for Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission. For two years in a row.
Doctors Hospital was also recognized as one of only 17 hospitals in the state of Georgia placed in the Chairman's Category, the highest category attainable, by the Georgia Hospital Association for clinical outcomes. This means that our hospital scored in the top five percent of all Georgia Hospitals in patient outcomes for conditions including acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care improvement project measures.
At Doctors Hospital of Augusta, you'll find that caring extends to both our patients and our people.
We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way. Are you looking for an employer with many different career options and a people-focused culture? You've come to the right place.
As an HCA employee you'll enjoy outstanding benefits to include:
Comprehensive health,dental and vision coverage
Employee Stock Options
PTO … and much more!
… along with a tremendous opportunity for growthas you'll be joining one of the largest and most successful hospitalorganizations – ranked 63 on the Fortune 500 with 165 hospitals, and 250,000employees.
We are currently seekinga PRN Blood Bank Medical Technician/Technologist with specimen processing, qualitycontrol, and plate reading experience from all sources. This position willrequire the Tech to be flexible among both day and evening shifts. PRN must beavailable for weekends and holidays rotations for department coverage.
Education: Must meet education and/or work experience criteriaacceptable for technologist level designation as definedby CLIA and GDHR.
Certifications: Medical Technologist or equivalent from an accreditingagency approved by GDHR (ASCP, HEW, NCA, AMT, AAB). Medical Technologycertification eligible candidates must pass certification within 18 months ofhire.
Experience: 1-2 years of microbiology experience as a technologistor technician preferred. Plate reading experience from all sources PREFERRED.Must be able to read or train to read a gram stain.
Medical Technologist With Strong Blood Bank Skills In North Austin
Our laboratory is growing and we are seeking an experienced Medical Technologist to join our team! This is a full time position working Monday through Friday 2:00 pm
- 10:30 pm with rotating weekends. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five(5) years of blood bank experience in an acute care hospital setting.The Medical Technologist performs routine and specialized moderate and high complexity laboratory tests on all types of blood and body fluid specimens, ensuring accurate and reliable test results by adhering to a strict quality control program.
Follows laboratory procedure for specimen collection, handling and processing which is appropriate to the age of the patient
Uses two patient identifiers during collection, receiving, and test processing
Monitors possible effects of pre-analytical variables and follows laboratory procedures for handling specimens that adversely affect test results
Reports test results accurately
Recognizes factors that affect measurements and results and take appropriate action to resolve the issues
Communicate and document relevant patient laboratory testing data including critical result to appropriate healthcare provider for patient's continuum of care in a timely manner
Check and troubleshoot outstanding tests list in a timely manner. Knowledgeable with analysis on analyzers and ability to perform manual test procedures in all areas of the lab
Performs and documents quality control and instrument maintenance in a timely manner in compliance with all departmental procedures and regulatory guidelines
Takes appropriate action to maintain accuracy, precision and notifies appropriate supervisory personnel if unable to resolve issues
Perform tasks in a manner that facilitates work flow and enhances the quality of patient care
Performs proficiency survey according to the policy in a timely manner and accurately
Ability to train and mentor new staff and students in practical application and theory of the general department
Able to effectively operate the Laboratory Computer System for general laboratory and section specific functions
Performs instrument function checks and preventative maintenance procedures according to department's policies and procedures
Assists as needed in all laboratory areas as required to maintain appropriate patient care
Demonstrates willingness to assume additional responsibilities when needed
Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology, or closely related field
Certified as a Medical Technologist (MT)or Medical Lab Technician (MLT) by the American Society of Clinical Pathology(ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT), or equivalent
Minimum of 5+ years of generalist experience in an acute care hospital laboratory performing blood bank /transfusions required
Must be a US citizen or eligible to working the US for any employer. No sponsorship will be provided
What We Offer
Competitive Pay + Shift Differentials
Medical, Dental, Vision & LifeInsurance
-Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
Extended Illness Bank (EIB)
Employee Referral Bonus Program
Opportunities for career advancement
Rewards and recognition programs
Additional perks and discounts
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