Lab Technologist - Blood Bank

Location US-NY-New York
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/24/2020 5:41 PM)
Job ID
2020-13131
Category
Laboratory - All Openings
Emp Status
Regular Full-Time
Hours per Week
35
Shift
Days

Overview

How you move is why we’re here. ®
Now more than ever.

Get back to what you need and love to do.

The possibilities are endless...

 

Now more than ever, our guiding principles are helping us in our search for exceptional talent - candidates who align with our unique workplace culture and who want to maximize

 the abundant opportunities for growth and success.

 

If this describes you then let’s talk!

 

HSS is consistently among the top-ranked hospitals for orthopedics and rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report. As a recipient of the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence, HSS was the first hospital in New York City to receive the distinguished designation. Whether you are early in your career or an expert in your field, you will find HSS an innovative, supportive and inclusive environment.

Working with colleagues who love what they do and are deeply committed to our Mission, you too can be part of our transformation across the enterprise.

 

Laboratory Technologist – Blood Bank

 

 

As an integral member of our Laboratory team, the successful candidate performs blood tests and other body fluid tests using automated analyzers as well as manual methods to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.

 

Our core values center on respect, consideration, compassion for all individuals and maintaining awareness of diverse cultural and religious beliefs.  Your capacity to collaborate with the interdisciplinary team and promote the highest standards of care and safety is critical to the mission of HSS.

 

Responsibilities

  • Performs all Blood Bank tests, including typing, screening, antibody identification and compatibility testing.
  • Maintains inventory of banked blood.
  • Performs all quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains all related records.
  • Prepare solutions and reagents used in all test, with particular attention to viability, lot number and expiration date of substance before using in the performance of tests.
  • Process stat specimens expeditiously.
  • Participate in the QA/PI process and improves performance based on results obtained from QI activities.
  • Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary health care teams.
  • Promote a supportive and team-oriented environment.
  • Support departmental responsibilities consistent with the long-range strategic plan, mission, vision and values of the hospital.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or related field
  • NYS Clinical Laboratory license and registration required

 

Essential Qualifications

  • ASCP preferred
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and proactive; a team player who knows how to think critically in a fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Active participant in seeking solutions to problems

Other Requirements

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