New York Blood Center

  • Lead Technologist

    Job Locations US-NY-Nyack
    Job ID
    2019-2009
    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

    Based at Nyack Hospital This position is responsible for assisting in the supervision of and overseeing the day-to-day shift activities and workflow in the laboratory, you will perform technical procedures involved in the operation of Transfusion Services.

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Leads and provides feedback to assigned staff, takes on call turns as needed.
    • Ensures laboratory SOPs, practices, policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations are followed and where appropriate under cGMP condition.
    • Triages and performs patient testing.
    • Assures optimal product inventory and is able to place product orders for internal and external requests during shifts.
    • Performs complex antibody work-ups and additional laboratory testing.
    • Manages blood inventory and reviews hospital’s daily reports to determine immediate usage and need.
    • Performs type and screen, antibody identification, eluate, and antibody tier.
    • Performs or delegates quality control on automated testing instrument, ERYTRA, an automated gel testing analyzer.
    • Assigns work based on priority and shift conditions and reviews logs and exception reports on a daily basis.

    Qualifications

    To qualify, you must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Science or MT, and meet NYS Department of Education Licensing requirements for Clinical Lab Technologists. You must also have at least 3-6 years experience as a Laboratory Technologist in a ledership capacity, along with familiarity with Hospital HIPPA privacy policies. Superior oral/written communication, multitasking, problem solving, and PC skills are all essential. ASCP or NCA Certification preferred

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