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Job Title: Clinical Lab Technologist

Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC

City/State: Valhalla, NY

Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical

Department: Blood Bank- WMC Health

Position: Full Time

Hours: M - F, between 3PM to 11PM, as needed

Shift: Evening

Req #: 19142

Job Details:

Job Summary:

The Clinical Technologist is responsible for all activities with blood and blood components including, but not limited to, logging-in the units, thawing plasma, thawing and pooling cryoprecipitate, irradiate products and washing RBCs; setting up patient or blood product samples for testing by a technologist/automated machine; maintenance of lab equipment.

Responsibilities:

  • Performing type and screen testing, cross matching, and antibody identification
  • Calculating and preparing blood for exchange transfusion
  • Ensuring blood inventory control is maintained at acceptable levels
  • Recording all quality control and quality assurance activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed
  • Ensuring all blood components intended for transfusion are in accordance with cGMP as required by NYSDOH, FDA, AABB, CAP and NYBC
  • Handling other related functions as needed
Qualifications/Requirements:

Experience:

Transfusion Service or as a Generalist with prior Blood Bank experience preferred

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Science or MT Licenses / Certifications: Clinical Lab Technologists

Other:

  • Ability to meet NYSDOH technologist requirements, make decisions independently
  • use cell washers, blood irradiators and plasma thawers will be expected, as will familiarity with Hospital HIPPA privacy policies
  • Superior oral/written communication, multitasking, problem solving, and PC skills are all essential.