Technologist II, IRL (Union - LA3)
Company: American Red Cross
Posted on: January 24, 2023
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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:Responsibilities:
1. Consult and communicate with staff at other medical facilities,
to resolve serologic problems and provide special units to
2. Manage receipt, coordination, shipment and transport of patient
and donor blood samples, to include ordering, receiving, inspecting
and preparing reagents associated with donor product inventory.
Maintenance of the exceptional and rare donor products.
3. Perform and interpret independent basic and complex donor and/or
patient testing procedures and complete required quality control,
as appropriate to state and federal regulations. Recognize testing
irregularities, identify the cause, determine the solution and
resolve the problem or refers it to the appropriate level.
4. May assume lead responsibilities to maintain, edit and review
computer and manual records to assure accurate record keeping.
Maintain accurate, legible and complete records. Also perform
maintenance repair and validation of laboratory equipment and
5. May perform internal staff training, competency reviews, and
external customer education.
Scope: Must be able to work independently and demonstrate
independent problem-solving skills. On call responsibilities.
Education:. Bachelor's degree in Biological Science or Chemistry,
MT(ASCP) or BB(ASCP)/ equivalant certification preferred. CA CLS
Experience: Minimum 3 years in blood banking.
Education: MLT (ASCP) certification required or Bachelor's degree
in Biological Science or Chemistry. Licensure if required by
Experience: Minimum 5 years in blood banking.
Management Experience: N/A
Skills/Abilities: Good written and verbal skills to communicate
effectively with internal and external customers. Must be able to
work on a team.
Travel: May involve variable locations and some travel.The salary
for this position is (CA) $43.87/hr-48/hrNote that American Red
Cross salaries are aligned to the specific geographic location in
which the work is primarily performed. Other factors that may be
used to determine your actual salary may include your specific
skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison to
other employees already in this role. * Combination of candidate's
education and general experience satisfies requirements so long as
the total years equate to description's minimum education and
general experience years combined (Management experience cannot be
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 time. 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. Ability
to use a personal computer and applicable software for sustained
periods of time.DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to
describe the general nature and level of work being performed by
individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be
construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and
skills required of personnel so classified.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,
click here: Summary of Rights
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