Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) Technologist II
Company: American Red Cross
Posted on: November 24, 2022
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Job Description:Come bring your ASCP Clinical Laboratory Scientist
(CLS) license to support the life-saving mission of the American
Red Cross Blood Services.We are looking for a full time Clinical
Laboratory Scientist CLS/ Medical Technologist II to work in our QC
lab. Perform advanced manufacturing, processing, and test
procedures. Interpret test results. Comply with safety policies and
procedures in the work area and use applicable protective equipment
at all times to prevent exposure to potentially infectious blood
and body fluids. Comply with the Clinical Laboratory Improvement
Amendments (CLIA).Learn more about the life-saving impact our
employees have in their communities in this short video:The Men and
Women Behind Our MissionResponsibilities:
- Perform and interpret various testing procedures on donor
specimens, and blood products. Repeat tests where appropriate.
- Perform, review, and approve quality control on products,
reagents, equipment, and various test kits. Maintain the required
records and files.
- Know and ensure compliance with applicable ARCBS directives,
Federal and state regulations, and local policies and procedures
pertaining to blood banking and safety. Adhere to quality assurance
procedures and good manufacturing practice.
- May assume supervisory functions for QC processes.
- Perform low - high complexity manufacturing procedures.
- Assist laboratory and regional staff in troubleshooting and
- Participate in the validation of hardware, software,
instrumentation, test kits, and procedures as directed. Assist with
the maintenance, repair, and validation of laboratory
- Perform additional reviews of regulated documents, logs and
forms as directed.
- Perform supervisory review of manufacturing records.
- May be a project lead.
Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard
operating procedures.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.Qualifications
- Must be a licensed CLS
- Bachelor's degree in science with an ASCP Clinical Laboratory
Scientist (CLS) degree
- Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and
- Available to work overtime, other shifts, early mornings,
evenings, holidays and weekends. Requires standing, stretching,
stooping and bending for extended time periods. Lift, pull, push
and move objects of up to 50 pounds.
- May work in walk-in refrigerator/freezers for periods of
- Work under pressure and within time standards. Required to wear
protective clothing such as lab coats, gloves, face shields, etc.
when there is exposure to blood and blood products and/or where
work location requires.
- Ability to use a wide variety of lab or medical equipment.
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
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