New York Blood Center Enterprises

Component Lab Tech I - 2nd shift

Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(10/11/2022 2:25 PM)
ID
2022-4284
Category
Laboratory/Technician
Work Location Type
Physical
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Memorial Blood Centers (MBC.ORG), a division of Innovative Blood Resources (www.innovativebloodresources.org), has been saving and sustaining lives since 1948. We supply blood and blood components, state-of-the-art laboratory services, and biomedical expertise to area healthcare partners, national blood centers, biotechnology companies, research institutions, and international clients. Operating 10 donor centers and conducting hundreds of blood drives each month, we are proud to be an independent nonprofit that supplies over 30 area hospitals and more than a dozen air ambulances with life-saving blood—from our community, for our community. 

Responsibilities

Summary:

 

This position works in our CLIA regulated Component Lab processing blood to create lifesaving products that are used by patients in need.  The Component Laboratory Technician I performs basic blood component processing tasks in the Component Laboratory according to established standard operating procedures.

 

$2000 Sign on Bonus

 

Schedule 2nd Shift:

Monday - Thursday: 2:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday: 11:00am - 7:30pm, rotating Saturdays & occasional Sundays and Holidays

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

Component Laboratory Technician I responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Receiving all blood collections in Component Lab
  • Processing whole blood with inline filter or sterilely connected filter
  • Obtaining QC samples from blood products
  • Labeling Red Blood Cells, Apheresis, Platelets and Plasma products
  • Performing equipment maintenance activities

When performing testing this position must:

  • Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records of patient test results
  • Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens
  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed
  • Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify the general supervisor
  • Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications

Benefits: Full Benefits Including: Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, EST, and Retirement Plan

Qualifications

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent

 

Other:
Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or general science preferred

Experience working in a component production or clinical laboratory; manufacturing experience using cGMPs preferred

Ability to work independently and as part of a team; excellent verbal and written communication skills; able and willing to comply with high ethical standards

Self-motivated; detail orientated; ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in a timely manner

Must be able to stand for most of shift and lift 25lbs

 

 

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