Use your passion for blood banking to support our life-saving?mission.
Join the Red Cross Biomed Team!
If you’re looking to help save lives and contribute to the mission of one of the nation’s most respected humanitarian organizations, consider a career in biomedical services at the American Red Cross. As a Red Cross employee, you’ll have opportunities to grow your career and be recognized and rewarded for your efforts. Most importantly, you’ll work alongside dedicated individuals like yourself who live the values of our organization every day.
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As a Medical Technologist / Clinical Lab Scientist, you will perform basic and guided advanced donor and patient tests and interpret results to determine donor-recipient compatibility, resolve compatibility problems, provide intermediate reference and consultation services to hospitals and transfusion services. You’ll also perform automated and manual test procedures on blood samples, perform advanced manufacturing and processing procedures, as applicable, adhere to explicit standard operating procedures and interpret test results in accordance with the applicable regulatory requirements.
Consult and communicate with staff at other medical facilities to resolve serologic problems and provide special units to transfusion recipients
Manage receipt, coordination, shipment and transport of patient and donor blood samples
Manage reagent inventory including ordering, receiving, inspecting and preparing reagents
Perform and interpret independent 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 or refers it to the appropriate level
Perform inventory management, coordination and shipment duties associated with donor product inventory including the maintenance of the exceptional and rare donor products
Perform labeling and verification of blood products
May perform manufacturing duties associated with special blood products, if applicable
Perform maintenance, repair and validation of laboratory equipment and software maintenance
May perform duties associated with document development management
Maintain, edit and review computer and manual records to assure accurate record keeping
Maintain accurate, legible and complete records
Adhere to procedures and good manufacturing practices (GMP)
May perform internal staff training and/or competency reviews, if applicable
May perform external customer education
May assume lead responsibilities such as record review and training
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of staff so classified.
MT(ASCP) or BB(ASCP) /equivalent with four years’ experience
Bachelor’s degree with major in biological science or chemistry plus six years blood banking experience, or MLT (ASCP) certification plus four 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.
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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.
Internal Number: MT-UT
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