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## Description
**Position Summary**
This position exists to perform all aspects of routine clinical laboratory testing and basic serological problem resolution in the area of immunohematology. This position also provides for the manufacturing and distribution of appropriate products for transfusion.
**Position Responsibilities**
This position is not static and will be revised as the needs of the organization s business evolve.
1. Perform all routine pretransfusion testing and quality control to obtain serologically safe products for transfusion consistent with SOP and cGMP requirements.
2. Resolve basic serological problems consistent with SOP and cGMP requirements.
3. Perform all Assistant Technician responsibilities consistent with SOP and cGMP requirements as needed.
4. Accurately and professionally communicate pertinent clinical information to the hospital staff and obtain necessary information from these same sources, always adhering to patient confidentiality requirements and HIPAA requirements.
5. Provide technical support to Assistant Technician staff and external hospital staff.
6. Complete all required ongoing training within defined time frames.
**Key Measures**
* Error free work consistent with SOPs.
* Efficient completion of work tasks on time without customer complaints.
* Interpersonal team skills.
## Qualifications
**Education and Training**
* AS degree with MLT (ASCP) certification required (must sit for MLT within defined time frame if not yet certified).
* BS/BA degree in medical technology, biology, or a related science with MT(ASCP) or BB(ASCP) or SBB(ASCP) strongly preferred.
**Work Experience**
* 2-3 years previous blood bank/transfusion service or general laboratory experience; or MLT/MT graduate required.
**Required Skills**
* Ability to complete basic mathematical calculations.
* Good analytical skills required.
* Strong attention to detail.
* Ability to work independently.
* Must be able to prioritize work demands and anticipate patient needs.
* Ability to equate a medical diagnosis to transfusion needs.
* Language skills must include the ability to read, write, speak English effectively and follow oral and written instructions consistent with policies and procedure, SOPs or other requirements.
**Donor Experience**
* Strong communication skills required to interact in a professional manner with external customers.
* Interactive style that fosters and supports teamwork.
**Physical Demands/Work Environment**
* Manual dexterity.
* The employee will be required to spend the majority of the day standing, walking and using their hands.
* The employee may be required to lift up to 25 pounds.
* The employee must have the ability to respond to audible alarms and incoming phone calls, and verbalize information and direction.
* High stress work environment; accuracy and speed frequently impact patient outcomes.
* Errors can be fatal.
* The employee will spend the majority of the day in a clinical laboratory with biohazard exposure and moderate noise levels.
Blood Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call 1-844-###-#### to let us know the nature of your request. A representative will respond to accommodation requests within two business days. Please note that this email/phone number is for medical/disability accommodations only and any other inquiries will not receive a response.
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All candidates who receive a conditional written offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test in accordance with the Company's established guidelines.
*Organization:* The Institute for Transfusion Medicine: ITxM
*Primary Location:* United States of America-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
*Work Locations:* ITxM PA Clark Building (ITXM0125) Central Blood Bank 503 Martindale Street Pittsburgh, 15212
*Shift:* Variable
*Travel:* No
*Job Posting Close Date:* Feb 28, 2018
*Job Function:* Laboratory
*Req ID:* 171542
*Employee Status:* Full-time, Regular
Associated topics: hematopathology, laboratory, medical lab science, medical laboratory science, molecular, pathology, scientist, services, technician lab, technician laboratory


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