The American Red Cross Philadelphia National Testing Laboratory - Immunohematology Laboratory is seeking can- didates for a Laboratory Technician/Technologist.
As a Laboratory Tech in our Immunohematology Laboratory you will p erform automated and manual test procedures on blood samples to assure the safety, potency and purity of the blood supply. Adheres to explicit standard operating procedures and performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the applicable regulatory requirements * Day Shift: Tuesday to Saturday, 7:00AM to 3:30PM
The American Red Cross Blood Services is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development; team spirit; a competitive salary; and a comprehensive benefits package.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. EOE/AA and M/F/D/V.
Bachelor's or Associate’s degree from an accredited institution with a major in medical technology, or chemical, physical or biological science requierd.
***Degrees from foreign institutions will require credential equivalency evaluation from the International Education Research Foundation ( www.IERF.org ). To be considered this must be stated on your resume/application.***
Basic computer skills necessary. Equipment used includes the following: telephone, printer, photocopier, calculator, fax machine, variety of laboratory instrumentation (mechanical, electrical and pressurized), and maintenance tools.
- MT/MLT (ASCP) or equivalent certification desired. Ability to understand and perform complex procedures and techniques and work with complex instrumentation. Skills required for proper specimen and reagent handling, labeling, processing, preparation, transportation and storage necessary. Ability to correctly interpret test results, to include identification and correction of discrepancies. Must be knowledgeable of required regulations and comply with them. Ability to provide excellent customer service internally and externally. Possess good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to read, understand and follow detailed procedures. Analytical, numerical and reasoning abilities necessary. Use of good sound judgment. Ability to prioritize, organize, and handle a high volume workload efficiently essential. Must maintain high standard of performance during repetitious tasks. Ability to promote cooperative work environment with laboratory staff.
American Red Cross - 17 months ago
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