University of Rochester Medical Technologist II in Rochester, New York

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 094 Blood Bank-Clin Labs SMH

Schedule

WILL TRAIN M-F 7AM-3:30PM FOR APPROXIMATELY 4-5 MONTHS. PERMANENT SCHEDULE WILL BE M-F 11PM-7:30AM, ROT WKEND/HOL, ON-CALL RESPONSIBILITIES.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The Blood Bank Technologist accurately performs, interprets and carefully documents all technical Blood Bank procedures necessary for the appropriate and safe transfusion therapy of all patients. These duties include serologic testing, component preparation and issue, and computer documentation of work, quality control and preventive maintenance of equipment. The technologist generally works independently, organizing work to meet patient load. The Blood Bank technologist maintains job competence through in-house and other available continuing education. The position also involves effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Typical Duties:

  • Perform and interpret routine Blood Bank tests including ABO/Rh typings, direct and indirect antiglobulin tests, crossmatches, transfusion reaction workups, fetal screen and Kleihauer-Betke stains.
  • Perform circulator duties to include logging in of specimens, checking patient computer files, prioritizing and triaging work, component preparation, component issue, answer phones, and other miscellaneous tasks.
  • Perform blood product processing and manipulation: rejuvenation, freezing, deglycerolizing, washing, pooling, thawing including completion of corresponding paperwork.
  • Performs other technical duties.

Education/Experience:

A 4 year college education, including related laboratory and/or technical training with certification by the registry of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, or other nationally recognized professional certifying body; or a 4 year college education in an appropriate science and 2 years of closely related laboratory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Must be eligible for New York State Licensure. Preferred: BSMT degree. ASCP Certification; good interpersonal communication skills

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Medical Technologist II

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 202551

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time