Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is looking for a full time Laboratory/Medical Technologist in Blood Banking to work in our immunohematology reference lab, performing specialized testing to serve local hospital clients. This is a Full Time position working Monday - Friday. The schedule is 2:30pm-10:30pm with weekend, holiday and on-call rotations.
Would you like to help save lives by joining the exclusive provider of blood products and services to our partner hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Wisconsin?
What’s in it for you:
Highly competitive salary, increases significantly with experience and education.
Night and weekend shift differentials.
On call shifts are paid at time and half! Also, includes flat on call rate even if not called in.
Comprehensive benefits packages including; Medical, Prescription, HSA, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, PTO, 401k, EAP and more!
What are you waiting for? Apply today to hear more!!!
What you need to bring to the table:
Experience in an Immunohematology Reference Lab or hospital transfusion service performing basic and guided complex donor and patient testing, including antibody identification, resolution of compatibility problems and identifying appropriate antigen negative red cells.
Attention to detail, great communication skills, and a team player.
Bachelor's degree in chemical, physical, biological, or clinical science highly desired;MT/MLS certification (with ASCP preferred), or MLT.
SBB a plus.
About Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC) is the exclusive provider of blood products and services to more than 110 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin. The Blood Center is based in Davenport, Iowa, where MVRBC’s testing, processing and primary distribution center handles more than 250,000 units of blood components each year. MVRBC is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
Established in 1971 and based in Springfield, Illinois, Central Illinois Community Blood Center (CICBC), a not-for-profit organization, merged with MVRBC in 2010. CICBC continues to serve the central Illinois community.
Community Blood Services of Illinois (CBSI) was organized in 1972 to supply life-saving blood needed by critically ill and injured people. In 2011, CBSI merged with MVRBC. CBSI now forms the Eastern Division of MVRBC and continues to supply all voluntarily donated blood used by patients at the community hospitals in Champaign-Urbana, Charleston-Mattoon, Danville and Effingham, Illinois.
In addition to its Davenport headquarters, the Blood Center has regional distribution hubs in central Illinois (Peoria, IL and Springfield, Ill., operating as Central Illi...nois Community Blood Center), eastern Illinois (Urbana, Ill., operating as Community Blood Services of Illinois); southeastern Iowa (Ottumwa, IA) and the St. Louis region (Maryland Heights, MO and Maryville, IL).
From these locations, MVRBC collects blood at 18 fixed site donor centers and at more than 5,000 mobile blood drives held each year. The population of the Blood Center’s service region exceeds 4-million residents and donors give more than 180,000 donations each year.
Provide world-class blood products and services to communities in need.
Be the recognized leader in translating emerging blood-related services to enhance patients’ lives.
We value. . .
Character demonstrated by high moral and ethical standards
Competency leading to highly capable teams
Communication delivered with clarity
Collaboration through teamwork
Commitment and accountability