Blood Bank, Medical Technologist, Mid-Shift | Permanent |

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Position & Client Overview:

Come spend time at your oasis in the desert! This picturesque town offers it all, luxury amenities amongst beautiful, natural settings. Stunning golf courses, spa resorts, world-class dining and too many outdoor activities to list with a stunning backdrop of the Coachella Valley and mountains. This is a perfect blend of relaxation and natural beauty. 

Our client located a half-hour south of Palms Springs is a 450+ bed, private, not-for-profit hospital with an immediate need for a permanent* Blood Bank Clinical Laboratory Scientist to work four 10-hour day/mid shift with rotating weekends.

Salary Range: Low $40's/hour to mid/upper $50's/hour based on years of experience.

This opportunity boasts a $10,000 sign-on bonus PLUS $10,000 relocation assistance as well as excellent benefits and tuition reimbursement.

*Please note: They will also consider a BB traveler for a 13+ week contract

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
  • CA CLS license in BB required
  • Two (2) years of solid blood bank experience
  • Familiarity with McKesson LIS and Biorad for automation
  • Must be able to do manual typing and screening and some molecular/COVID/respiratory testing as they service the E/D patients

Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship

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. #HTJBS

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