Hours:Sun & Thurs 11pm-7am, every other Fri 3pm-11:00pm
Bachelor's degree is preferred
1-2 years experience is required
Customer service skills are required
Experience is required
The blood bank medical technologist’s goal is to optimize patient care by achieving excellence in technical and interpersonal skills. A blood bank technologist will perform duties in both the Blood Bank Transfusion Service (BBTS) and Stem Cell Processing Lab (SCPL).
Perform routine and non routine testing, blood component preparation, quality control, inventory control.
Equipment maintenance, irradiation of blood products, release of blood products to the floors, clinics and OR’s for transfusion, washing and deglycerolizing appropriate blood products and resolving complex antibody identifications.
Provide Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell (HPC) processing, inventory control, record keeping, and issue of HPC products for transplant.
Will assist in updating and writing SOPs and will participate in quality assurance tasks as assigned.
ABO and RH typing, antibody screening
Resolve complex antibody identifications and identify blood products suitable for transfusion.
Freezing red cells and FFP for future transfusion.
A level of knowledge typically acquired through a BA/BS degree in Medical Technology including a year internship in all clinic laboratories is preferred. As a minimum must have a level of knowledge typically acquired through a Bachelor’s degree in Biology.
Experience in Blood Bank technology, histocompatibility, laboratory procedures and techniques and a strong immunohematological background is preferred
Requires a current Medical Technologist registration (ASCP, HEW, CLS, MLT or equivalent)
A minimum of 1 year experience in a blood bank preferred, but will train otherwise suitable applicants.
Tufts Medical Center - 16 months ago
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