General Laboratory, Blood Bank Technologist, Days 5 8’s | Travel |

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Position & Client Overview:

Come work on a travel assignment as a Blood Bank Technologist for the day shift in West Burlington, Iowa. Located right on the Mississippi river, this small town city is the perfect place to enjoy the open outdoors and all the activities it has to offer like hiking, canoeing, and exploring the parks.

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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