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Laboratory Technician/Medical Lab Technician

American Red Cross
Baltimore, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $23 to $28 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental, life insurance,
Job Description

Use Your Passion for Blood Banking to Support our Life-Saving Mission. 

 

Join the Red Cross Biomed Team! 

If you’re looking to help save lives and contribute to the mission of one of the nation’s most respected humanitarian organizations, consider a career in biomedical services at the American Red Cross. As a Red Cross employee, you’ll have opportunities to grow your career and be recognized and rewarded for your efforts. Most importantly, you’ll work alongside dedicated individuals like yourself who live the values of our organization every day. Join us for a career that will motivate you to be your very best. 

 

The American Red Cross is proud to be one of the Top-Rated Workplaces: Best Non-Profits and Top-Rated Workplaces: Veterans based on rankings and reviews on Indeed. 

 

Shift: 3rd Shift 10:00 pm to 6:30 am Mon-Fri, with extensive training on day shift

 

Come bring your Science degree, MLT and passion for blood banking to support the life-saving mission of the American Red Cross Blood Services. We are looking for a full-time Technician to work in our St Louis Reference Lab.

Responsibilities:

  • May perform telephone consultations including receiving and completing orders for antigen-negative products.
  • Perform duties associated with receipt, coordination, shipment and transport of patient and donor blood samples. Perform duties associated with supply and reagent management to include ordering, receiving, inspection, preparation, and quality control of supplies and reagents.
  • Maintain equipment, reagents and other stock to assure the quality and accuracy of laboratory test procedures. 
  • May perform and interpret basic donor and/or patient testing procedures, guided complex serologic problem resolution and complete required quality control, as appropriate to state and federal regulations.
  • Recognize testing irregularities, identify the cause, determine the solution and resolve the problem or refers it to the appropriate level.
  • Maintain, edit and review computer and manual records to assure accurate record keeping.
  • Maintain accurate, legible and complete records.

Qualifications: 

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Biological Science or Chemistry 
  • Experience: 1 year of blood banking experience, preferred.
    Or 
  • Education: Minimum MLT (ASCP) certification. Licensure if required by state

Must be able to work independently and demonstrate independent problem-solving skills. 

Good written and verbal skills to communicate effectively with internal and external customers. Basic understanding of basic computer applications including Word. 

Company Description
As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs.

American Red Cross

Why Work Here?
A life-saving mission. Where Your Career is a Force for Good!

As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs.

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4700 Mt Hope Drive

Baltimore, MD
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