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Position & Client Overview:

We are seeking a contract Medical Technologist for our client, a high volume level one trauma center. We are searching for a SBB, BB or a bachelor degreed MLS(ASCP) with strong blood banking skills and experience.

 

This is a six-month day shift assignment in one of the richest historic cities in the nation. 

 

Once the original capital of America, Philadelphia has a history enriched with culture, history and symbolism. It is the home to the Liberty Bell and the Declaration of Independence, both tributes to the city's revolution. In addition to its history, “Philly” offers great shopping, golf, spectator sports, fine dining, museums, great activities and much more.

 

This incredible opportunity to work at this prestigious university teaching hospital offers a lucrative compensation package including an hourly rate, a daily tax free per diem and a tax free housing stipend or HCI will provide housing along with all travel perks. 

 

The ideal blood banker must have experience with cross matching as well as patient histories. In addition experience with Immucor analyzers such as NEO is helpful and Cerner Millennium LIS.

 

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 eye-hand coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens

  • 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

  • Five (5) years experience

 

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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