University of Rochester Medical Technologist II - 219217 in Rochester, New York
Medical Technologist II
Strong Memorial Hospital
Time as Reported Grade 094 Automated Lab
11 PM-7:30 AM
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; computer documentation of work; quality control; and preventative maintenance of equipment. The technologist generally works independently, organizing work to meet patient work load. The Blood Bank technologist maintains job competence through in –house and other available continuing education. The position also requires effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Perform and interpret routine Blood Bank tests, including ABO/Rh typing, 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, answering phones, and other miscellaneous tasks.
Blood product processing and manipulation: rejuvenation, freezing, deglycerolizing, washing, pooling, thawing including completion of corresponding paperwork
Perform daily reagent quality control and participate in equipment quality control and preventative maintenance
Perform antibody identifications by using routine antibody panels and reference procedures including the use of enzymes, synsorbs, absorptions/elutions, antibody titrations, antigen screening and other specialized tests.
Perform irradiation of blood products
Perform retypes on units received from other facilities, process and input products into inventory, monitor inventory levels for appropriateness and order additional products if necessary
Participate in stocking supplies, cleaning general lab areas, and answer phones when designated individual is unable
Participate in other duties as assigned
Must be NYS Licensed or eligible for NYS licensure.
BSMT degree, or
BS degree and one year experience, or
An equivalent combination of education and experience
Good interpersonal communication skills
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
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