New York Blood Center

  • Immunohematologist

    Job Locations US-NY-Long Island City
    Job ID
    2018-1869
    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 us 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, this position is responsible for performing moderate/complex serological investigations on samples from a patient population that is ethnically diverse, sensitized, and generally transfusion dependent. 

     

    Provide consultation to the hospitals regarding the serological findings and any additional information needed. Ability to complete accurate preliminary and final reports within a defined time limit.

     

    Monitor Antigen Negative red blood cells inventory and match the patient’s red blood cells specification and allocate the units to the hospitals.  Perform testing for research and clinical trials.

     

    Qualifications

    Requirements include:

     

    • Bachelor’s Degree , MT (ASCP) SBB or equivalent preferred
    • NYS Department of Education Licensing for Clinical Lab Technologist required.
    • 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
    • Skills and Abilities: Cognitive problem-solving skills; Ability to communicate complex information to hospital blood bank laboratorians and physicians;  computer proficiency and excellent oral/written communication and multitasking skills;  Ability to work independently and without direct supervision

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