Medical Laboratory Technician (Transfusion Services) Slidell - $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS

 

The Blood Center is looking for Medical Technologists and MLTs for our Transfusion Services Laboratory in Slidell.  Applicants must be licensed in Louisiana as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist – (CLS) Generalist or specialty in Immunohematology, Immunology or Chemistry and must possess independent working abilities and excellent communication skills.

 

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 please apply for the Transfusion Services Lab Med Tech position online at www.thebloodcenter.org.

 

EOE/AAE

POSITION TITLE: Transfusion Services Medical Laboratory Technician
DEPARTMENT: NorthShore Transfusion Services
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Transfusion Services Supervisor
DATE NEEDED: Immediately
 
POSITION'S PRIMARY PURPOSE
 
Performing all transfusion service testing, including blood typing, antibody screening and identification, compatibility testing, and RHIG testing. Additional testing includes all routine quality control for reagents and instruments, ABO discrepancies, and antigen typing of donor units.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: AS in Medical Laboratory Technology from an accredited institution, MLT/CLS ASCP or equivalent education must meet CMS/CLIA qualification requirements to perform high complexity testing

CAP/CMS Testing Personnel Requirements for high complexity testing: Personnel performing high complexity testing must have at a minimum an earned associate degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution, or equivalent laboratory training and experience meeting the requirements defined in the CLIA regulation 42CFR493.1489

Licenses: MLS(ASCP)or equivalent certification and a LA CLS license

Experience: One to three years of blood banking or general clinical laboratory experience preferred
 
Specific Skills: Must have blood banking knowledge, critical and technical thinking, possess independent working abilities, and communicate effectively with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare members