New York Blood Center

  • Cord Blood Technologist

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    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.


    Reporting to the Director - Cord Blood Hospital Activities and RN Supervisor, you will play an integral role in the collection of placental/umbilical cord blood to be stored and matched for transplant patients.  This position also entails providing coverage at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan and Long Island Jewish Hospital in Long Island, New York.  You must have a reliable vehicle.


    Responsibilities include:


    • Monitoring deliveries on the L&D Unit to obtain placenta/attached umbilical cord
    • Initiating phlebotomy on delivered placenta and collecting cord blood
    • Correctly and accurately labeling specimens and documents
    • Properly packaging and ensuring pick-up of specimens
    • Ensuring compliance with specific standard operating procedures
    • Handling other related functions as needed


    To qualify, you must have a High School Diploma, Phlebotomy Course Certificate, and at least 1 year of phlebotomy experience drawing blood from adults. In addition, you should have prior Labor & Delivery/OB GYN  experience, be familiar with all hospital activities, and able to make timely decisions associated with obtaining infant and maternal samples by effectively communicating with patient s and hospital staff. Excellent multitasking and oral/written communication skills will be expected, as will the ability to affect the number of potential cord blood units available for transplant to patients.


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