Medical Technologist (Reference Lab) New Orleans - $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS

 

Our Reference Laboratory is one of only 55 AABB accredited Immunohematology Reference Laboratories in the country. Come join a dynamic team in performing molecular immunohematology testing, performing routine and complex transfusion service testing, and assisting area hospitals in saving lives by resolving unexpected serologic results. Position requires excellent organizational, communication and computer skills with a certification by a recognized certifying agency and a LA CLS license.

This position will work Monday – Friday 2:30 pm – 11:00 pm (rotating on-call weekends and holidays)

 

The Blood Center pays a competitive starting wage and full benefits package including paid holidays, health, dental and life insurance on date of hire, paid time off after six months and an employer contributed retirement plan.

 

If you meet the above qualifications and would like to work for a company that cares about its employees and the community please apply for the Reference Lab Med Tech position online at www.thebloodcenter.org.

 

EOE/AAE

POSITION TITLE: Medical Technologist
DEPARTMENT: Reference Lab
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Reference Lab Supervisor
DATE NEEDED: Immediately
 
POSITION'S PRIMARY PURPOSE
 
Essential functions of the Medical Technologist are performing all transfusion service testing, maintain the rare donor file and assist in the resolution of unexpected serologic results encountered during donor processing and perform routine component quality control.

This position will work Monday – Friday 2:30 pm – 11:00 pm (rotating on-call weekends and holidays) or nights (7 on 7 off – 7:30 pm – 7:30 am).

 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Essential Physical Requirements: The Medical Technologist position requires continual reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, repetitive motions and finger use. Stooping, crouching and lifting are occasionally required.

Working Conditions: This position's essential functions will be accomplished in a well-lighted, air-conditioned laboratory. This employee is subject to hazards, atmospheric conditions and long periods of viewing a computer terminal, microscope monitor-type equipment.
 
Education: A BS in Medical Technology or BS in Science with appropriate certificate, MT (ASCP) or MT (ASCP) SBB
 
Knowledge and Skills: This position must have blood banking knowledge and experience in resolving complex antibody problems.

Licenses: MT (ASCP)  (SBB preferred) and a LA CLS-G license

Use of Machinery and Software: Computer terminal, printer, cell counter, microscope, telephone, fax, cell washer, centrifuge, BB refrigerator, BB freezer, incubator, safetraceTX and Safetrace

Experience: Extensive blood bank background
 
Knowledge and Skills: This position must have blood banking knowledge and experience in resolving complex antibody problems.