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Client Overview:

Our client near a beautiful college town in North Carolina seeks a clinical Blood Bank/Transfusion Services Medical Technologist to test in their busy hospital laboratory on the night shift for a thirteen week contract.

 

This city is known to be a colorful, creative, and entrepreneurial community that continuously earns accolades as one of the best places in the world to visit, live, and do business. With nationally acclaimed restaurants, shopping, historical sites, and myriad other things to do, this North Carolina major city is the place where great things happen. 

 

This is an excellent career opportunity due to their competitive compensation package along with relocation assistance.

 

Overview:

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 and Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science; 

  • MT/MLT/MLS(ASCP) certification or equivalent; 

  • SBB(ASCP) certification a plus

 

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.

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