New York Blood Center

Reference Technologist

US-NY-Long Island City
Job ID
2017-1618
Category
Clinical Laboratory
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

At New York Blood Center, one of the most comprehensive blood centers in the world, our focus is on cultivating excellence by merging cutting-edge innovation with diligent customer service, groundbreaking research, and comprehensive program and service development. Join our team as we work towards meeting and exceeding the growing needs of our diverse communities, further our lifesaving strategic goals in a rapidly changing environment, and expand our impact on the local, national, and global communities we serve.

Responsibilities

As a key member of our team, you will perform complex serological investigations on samples from a patient population that is ethnically diverse sensitized, and generally transfusion-dependent (e.g. patients with cancer, sickle cell disease, AIDS).

Qualifications

Education:   Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred)

 

Experience:  5+ years’ experience in transfusion service, including at least 2 years’ experience in immunohematology problem solving; Comprehensive knowledge of the ABO, Rh, MNS, Kell, Duffy, Kidd blood group systems; Awareness of the over 350 antigens of other 23 blood group systems and specific terminology; Knowledge of current immunohematological and Transfusion Medicine practices; MT (ASCP) SBB or equivalent education and Certification satisfactory to the Lab Director

 

Skills and Abilities: Cognitive problem-solving skills; Ability to communicate complex information to hospital blood bank laboratorians and physicians; PC proficiency and excellent oral/written communication and multitasking skills;  Ability to meet NYS Department of Education Licensing requirements for Clinical Lab Technologists; Ability to work independently and without direct supervision

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