San Diego Blood Bank
  • 04-Jan-2018 to 05-Mar-2018 (PST)
  • Reference Lab
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Full Time

The Position:

The Immunohematology Reference Laboratory (IRL) Tech performs essential job duties while providing guidance and expertise for the laboratory to meet the needs of SDBB customers, in accordance with accepted standards and regulations. This role will support the SDBB safety, GMP and Quality Plan.

 

Our Company:

The San Diego Blood Bank is in a unique position to be one of the leaders of the blood industry into the future, by leveraging and extending its competencies to have even greater impact in our community and its health. SDBB will continue our mission of providing high quality blood and biological products on a local, regional and national scale while simultaneously integrating into scientific and clinical communities to actively drive the future of healthcare through research.

Essential Duties: 

  • Performs red cell blood grouping and antibody identification on donor and referred patient blood samples
  • Provides verbal and written reports, technical assistance and consultation to customers
  • Performs molecular procedures and platelet compatibility work
  • Assist in maintaining rare donor files
  • Determines suitability for transfusion of donor units with discrepant ABO or Rh groups and unexpected red cell antibodies
  • Investigate and review non-conformances through quality incident reporting
  • Perform validations and new process development
  • Perform controlled document writing and revisions
  • Participates in the IRL on call rotation

Position Requirements: 

Medical Technologist I (minimal experience)

Experience: Laboratory experience preferred but not required.

Certifications/Licenses:

  • MT/MLS (ASCP)cm or equivalent experience                           
  • CA Clinical Laboratory Scientist License (CLS)  or
  • CA Clinical Immunohematologist Scientist License (CIS) 

Medical Technologist II (moderate experience)

Experience: Minimum 2-3 years in laboratory related field (blood banking and/or cord blood banking)

Certificate/Licenses:

  • MT/MLS (ASCP)cm or equivalent experience                           
  • CA Clinical Laboratory Scientist License (CLS) or
  • CA Clinical Immunohematologist Scientist License (CIS)

Medical Technologist III (advanced experience)

Experience:  Minimum 2-3 years in Immunohematology Reference Laboratory

  •  MT/MLS (ASCP)cm or equivalent experience                           
  • CA Clinical Laboratory Scientist License (CLS) or
  • CA Clinical Immunohematologist Scientist License (CIS)
  • Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) or equivalent educatin/experience

Hours & Location: 

  • 3rd Shift (Night Hours)
  • Gateway Center Avenue location

The San Diego Blood Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Minority/Female/Disability/Vets

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