Blood Bank, Medical Technologist/Technician, All Shifts | Travel |

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Position & Client Overview:

We are seeking a contract Blood Bank Medical Technologists for our client, a high volume 459-bed medical center in downtown Philadelphia. 

 

The ideal candidates will hold SBB(ASCP), BB(ASCP) or MLS(ASCP) with bachelor degrees, but could also be MLT(ASCP) with strong blood banking skills and experience.

 

All shifts are available.

 

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

 

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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