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