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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of
lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit
at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest
We are seeking a Blood Processing Technologist to work in our
fast-paced environment. Blood Processing Technologists perform
basic through advanced manufacturing, processing and test
procedures on blood products. Blood Processing Technologists also
interpret test results before releasing blood to area hospitals.
All tasks are performed in highly regulated environment. Successful
Blood Processing Technologists will have a strong attention to
detail, a customer-service focus and the ability to treat both
internal and external customers with compassion at all times.
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If you share our passion for helping people, then join us in
this excellent career opportunity.
Blood Processing Technologist - Responsibilities
- Perform and interpret various testing procedures on blood
products for patients' use at area hospitals
- Operate, maintain and perform quality control checks on
equipment. Ensure adequate inventory of required supplies
- Maintain, edit and review computer and manual records to assure
accurate record keeping
- Perform the quarantine and disposition of unacceptable
products. Ensure products are suitable for release for distribution
and are managed appropriately
- Be detail oriented all day, every day, to ensure that the blood
you process meets regulatory requirements and can be safely
- Remain flexible to work a variable schedule that includes
weekends & holidays to meet the needs of our hospitals
- Interact in a positive, proactive, and customer-focused manner
with both internal and external customers, demonstrating care and
compassion at all times
The aforementioned responsibilities of the Blood Processing
Technologist describe the general nature and level of work and are
not an exhaustive list.
- Education: Associates degree in science required, MLT (ASCP) or
MT(ASCP) certification preferred.
- Experience: No additional experience required for MLT or MT
degreed staff. Minimum 4 years of related experience in a
regulatory, laboratory, or manufacturing environment or equivalent
combination of education and related experience required for
non-MLT/MT staff. Must meet state and CLIA requirements.
Skills/Abilities: Ability to use a wide variety of lab or
medical equipment. Ability to use a personal computer and
applicable software for sustained periods of time. Ability to work
with a team.
- Physical requirements may include standing, stretching,
stooping and bending for extended time periods. The ability to
lift, pull, push and move objects of up to 50 pounds. You may work
in walk-in refrigerator/freezers for periods of time.
Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the
opportunity to make a difference every day.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national
origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
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Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross
volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to
help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a
difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and
allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross
relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to
help fulfill our lifesaving mission.
Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our
most-needed volunteer positions.
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