Medical Laboratory Technician (2nd Shift)
Company: American Red Cross
Posted on: November 22, 2022
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Candidate Home.By joining the American Red Cross you will touch
millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the
human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's
largest humanitarian network?**** As a condition of employment with
American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are
fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except
in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is
conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved
exemption prior to starting employment **** Join us-Where your
Career is a Force for Good!Job Description:Medical Technician
(MLT), IRLUse Your Passion for Blood Banking to Support our
Life-SavingMission.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. Join us for a career that
will motivate you to be your very best.The American Red Cross is
proud to be one of the Top-Rated Workplaces: Best Non-Profits and
Top-Rated Workplaces: Veterans based on rankings and reviews on
Indeed.Summary:Perform basic and guided intermediate donor and/or
patient tests and interpret results to determine donor-recipient
compatibility. May resolve compatibility problems; provide basic
reference and consultation services to hospitals and transfusion
services. May perform automated and manual test procedures on blood
samples. Adhere to explicit standard operating procedures and
interpret test results following the applicable regulatory
requirements. Provide support, development, and/or leadership
guidance to all volunteers.Shift:M - F 3p -
- May perform telephone consultation including receiving and
completing orders for antigen negative products.
- Perform duties associated with receipt, coordination, shipment,
and transport of patient and donor blood samples.
- Perform duties associated with supply and reagent management to
include ordering, receiving, inspection, preparation, and quality
control of supplies and reagents.
- Maintain equipment, reagents, and other stock to assure the
quality and accuracy of laboratory test procedures.
- May perform and interpret basic donor and/or patient testing
procedures, guided complex serologic problem resolution and
complete required quality control, as appropriate to state and
- Recognize testing irregularities, identify the cause, determine
the solution and resolve the problem or refers it to the
- Maintain, edit and review computer and manual records to assure
accurate record keeping.
- Maintain accurate, legible, and complete records.
- Must be able to work independently and demonstrate independent
- Bachelor's degree in Biological Science or Chemistry.
- Licensure if required by the state.
- 1 year of blood banking experience.
- Minimum MLT (ASCP) certification.
- Good written and verbal skills to communicate effectively with
internal and external customers.
- Basic understanding of basic computer applications including
- Ability to work on a team. Responsibilities may involve
variable locations and some travel.
- Available to work alternate shifts and overtime, early
mornings, evenings, holidays and weekends. Physical Requirements:
Requires standing, stretching, stooping, and bending for extended
periods. Lift, pull, push and move objects of up to 50 pounds. May
work in walk-in refrigerator/freezers for periods. Work under
pressure and within time standards. Required to wear protective
clothing such as lab coats, gloves, face shields, etc.The American
Red Cross requires all new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19
as a condition of employment. This means that all individuals
working for the organization must be fully vaccinated against
COVID-19 by the start of their employment OR have begun the
vaccination process before their start date. Upon being offered a
position, individuals will be required to submit proof of
vaccination. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or
religious reasons, you may qualify for an exemption. If seeking an
exemption, you will be required to submit documentation and your
request must be approved before being hired.As part of the world's
largest humanitarian network, the American Red Cross places top
priority on the health and safety of our employees, volunteers,
blood donors, and those who receive our aid and services. Our
commitment to public health is unwavering-both during the COVID-19
pandemic and year-round.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.
Interested in Volunteering?Life's emergencies don't stop, and
neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than
90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human
suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position
that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and
talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their
time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.Visit
redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our
most-needed volunteer positions.To view the EEOC Summary of Rights,
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