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Blood Bank, Product Development Specialist, Day Shift

HealthCare Connections, Inc.
Washington, DC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Position & Client Overview:

Monuments and memorials, eclectic neighborhoods, true local flavor Washington, DC is a place unlike any other.

We are seeking a Blood Bank Product Development Specialist who has experience in immunohematology testing for a day shift position in the Washington area.

This is a Monday through Friday position with no holidays and no weekends!

We are searching for someone to oversee the product development tests. Good verbal and writing skills are a must!

Job Summary:

Blood bank technologists perform both routine and specialized tests in blood banks, blood donor centers, transfusion services, reference laboratories and research facilities.

Skill Requirements:

  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment

  • Dexterity and good hand-eye coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens

  • Follow instructions and procedures very carefully

  • Critical thinking skills to recognize problems and develop solutions or alternative approaches

  • Lab safety and infection prevention is of paramount importance

Responsibilities may include but not be limited to:

  • Testing for blood group antigens, compatibility and antibody identification

  • Investigating abnormalities and adverse reactions to transfusion

  • Supporting physicians in transfusion therapy for patients

  • Performing viral marker testing to ensure patient safety

  • Managing patient blood

Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in science;

  • MT/MLT/MLS(ASCP) certification or equivalent;

  • SBB(ASCP) certification a plus

  • Three (3) years of experience at minimum

HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law.

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