Blood Bank, Medical Technologist, Day and Evening Shifts | Permanent |

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Position & Client Overview:

One of our clients is a large blood bank organization located across the southeastern United States in the growing and up and coming metro Atlanta area and the beautiful northern Florida hills in Gainesville, FL. They seek Immunohematology Reference Laboratory Medical Technologists to work in their blood bank reference laboratory. Positions are located in both locations.

Job Summary:

Blood bank technologists perform both routine and specialized tests in blood banks, blood donor centers, transfusion services, reference laboratories and research facilities.

Skill Requirements:

  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment
  • Dexterity and good hand-eye coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens
  • Follow instructions and procedures very carefully
  • Critical thinking skills to recognize problems and develop solutions or alternative approaches
  • Lab safety and infection prevention is of paramount importance

Responsibilities may include but not be limited to:

  • Testing for blood group antigens, compatibility and antibody identification
  • Investigating abnormalities and adverse reactions to transfusion
  • Supporting physicians in transfusion therapy for patients
  • Performing viral marker testing to ensure patient safety
  • Managing patient blood

Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science; 
  • MT/MLT/MLS(ASCP) certification or equivalent; 
  • SBB(ASCP) certification a plus
  • One (1) year of solid Blood Bank experience is required

HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law. #IND

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