Lead Medical Technologist

American Red Cross
Baltimore, MD
Oct 05, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Job Description 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 a Medical Technologist staff can expect to perform in accordance with standard operating procedures and applicable regulatory requirements basic and advanced donor and patient tests and interpret results to determine donor recipient compatibility Primary job responsibilities may include o Resolving compatibility problems o Providing complex reference and consultation services to hospitals and transfusion services o Performing automated and manual test procedures on blood samples Other Medical Technologist duties may include o Managing receipt coordination shipment and transport of patient and donor blood samples and documenting supply and equipment problems o Managing reagent inventory ordering receiving inspection and preparation o Recognizing resolving testing irregularities and assisting other Medical Technologists in problem resolution o Consulting with staff at other medical facilities to resolve complex serologic problems and providing special units to transfusion recipients o Performing maintenance repair and validation of laboratory equipment and software o Maintaining accurate records o Performing manufacturing duties associated with special blood products if applicable o Assuming lead responsibilities such as record review and training assisting in concern management Tech III o Performing staff orientation and competency assessments if applicable Performing external customer education Tech III The aforementioned duties 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 Qualifications MT ASCP and or BB ASCP equivalent and years IRL experience or bachelors degree with major in biological science or chemistry plus years blood banking experience ASCP or equivalent preferred SBB 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 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

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