New York Blood Center Enterprises

Laboratory Technologist - Q/C Reference Lab - Westbury, NY

Job Locations US-NY-Westbury
Job ID
2020-2433
Category
QC/Reference Lab

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, the QC/Reference Technologist will perform required donor product testing so that components are distributed in a timely manner to the customer.

 *Sign on Bonus- Evening Shift

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs daily Quality Control on hematology analyzer, trouble shoot issues as they arise and take the proper steps to correct the problem.
  • Performs hematological pre and post testing on specimens received from the collection sites and performs accurate data entry of all results.
  • Identifies and communicates any abnormal values to the appropriate staff.
  • Performs required maintenance on all equipment within the department.
  • Prepares and inoculates single donor platelet samples for bacterial detection testing employing sterile technique and performs bacterial detection testing on cellular therapy products.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment and follows all procedures, practices, SOPs, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Takes hospital orders for Cross matched Platelets and accurately process patient samples for Platelet Antibody Screening

Qualifications

To qualify, you must have a bachelor’s degree in medical technology or similar, along with at least 3 years’ of laboratory experience preferred. Candidates must have the ability to work independently. A basic knowledge of regulatory agencies requirements will be expected, as well as knowledge of sterile technique and the ability to effectively identify and resolve problems. PC proficiency with MS Office Suite, and superior organizational, analytical, oral/written communication and multitasking skills are required.

 

New Graduates are welcome to apply.

 

New York State Department of Education, Clinical Laboratory License Required, ASCP preferred.

 

*****Agency referrals not eligible for sign-on- bonus 

 

Unless otherwise specified, all posted opportunities are located in the New York or Greater Tri-State office locations

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