Lead Medical Technologist, IRL (2nd Shift)

Job Description:
As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We provide about 50% of the nation's blood supply as well as humanitarian relief at home and abroad. We save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity.

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 aLead Technologist, staff can expect to provide daily lead functions. Perform basic and advanced donor and patient tests and interpret results to determine donor-recipient compatibility. Resolve compatibility problems; provide complex reference and consultation services to hospitals and transfusion services. Perform automated and manual test procedures on blood samples. Demonstrate excellent customer service and positive professional image. Adhere to explicit standard operating procedures and interpret test results in accordance with the applicable regulatory requirements.
Responsibilities:

1.Manage daily workflow including patient and donor work.

2.Manage reagent inventory including ordering, receiving, inspecting and preparing reagents.

3.Perform and interpret basic and complex donor and/or patient testing procedures and complete required quality control, as appropriate to state and federal regulations.

Recognize testing irregularities, identify the cause, determine the solution and resolve the problem. Assist lab assistants, technicians, and technologists in problem resolution.

4.Consult and communicate with staff at other medical facilities, to resolve complex serologic problems and provide special units to transfusion recipients.

5.Perform labeling and verification of blood products.

6.Perform maintenance, repair and validation of laboratory equipment and software maintenance.

7.Perform duties associated with document development and management.

8.May perform manufacturing duties associated with special blood products, if applicable.

9.Adhere to procedures and good manufacturing practices (GMP).

10.Maintain, edit and review computer and manual records to assure accurate record keeping. Maintain accurate, legible and complete records.
Shift: 1st Shift

Qualifications

MT(ASCP), BB(ASCP) or equivalent required. SBB (ASCP) or equivalent preferred. Minimum of 6 years blood banking experience including high complexity testing required. State license may be required where applicable. Effective communication/interpersonal skill and excellent technical skills required.

Competitive Salary & $5,000 sign-on bonus!!
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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. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.

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