MT / MLS Medical Technologist, Blood Bank (Evenings / Nights)
Bronx, NY · Job ID: 9721 · · Industry: Staff Laboratory
To all New York City Blood Bankers! Tired of your day-to-day grind? Interested in joining a well-established hospital system with great benefits? How about working in a beautiful and diverse city? If any of these appeal to you, keep reading on!
Lighthouse Lab Services is representing well-established hospital lab that is part of a larger hospital system that is looking for a Medical Technologist (Evenings/ Nights) to join their blood bank department in the Bronx! This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to take the next step in their careers by joining a hospital network that has an excellent work environment with unparalleled benefits.
Key responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
-Under general supervision, performs and/or assists in performing all assigned qualitative and quantitative routine and special hematological analyses of patient specimens potentially inclusive of, but not limited to, red/white cell counts, differential smear counts, hemoglobin determinations; sedimentation rates; cell fragility tests; quantitation of clotting factors/coagulation testing) and cellular urinary sediment analysis in accordance with established section policies and procedures to provide diagnostic data for medical evaluation.
-Sorts, spins and separates specimens for analysis.
-Completes all required documentation and performs all required quality assurance/CQl procedures. logs, enters, verifies and validates all requisite data in computerized clinical system/manual records.
-Records and reports abnormal findings ("panic values") to supervisor(s) and respective physicians and clinical units.
-Receives, label and processes patient specimens, entering requisite information into section computerized system in accordance with established procedures.
-Completes all documentation and logs all information in accordance with set procedures.
-Collects specimens by venipuncture or other means as required.
-Performs ongoing daily quality assurance/CQl functions in accordance with established policies and procedures to ensure safety/environmental/infection control and compliance with accreditation/regulatory guidelines.
-Calibrates automated equipment used for cell counting; prepares blood samples/smears issued for clinical hematology and coagulation proficiency testing.
-Prepares reagents and solutions following procedural guidelines.
-Provides support functions maintaining work area quality; maintains files and statistics. May answer telephones for area and record messages.
-Maintains clean work station and equipment and maintains stock of clinical supplies.
-Ensures good working order of equipment. Troubleshoots routine equipment problems or seeks technical assistance, keeping supervisor(s) informed.
-Participates in evaluation/introduction/verification of tests/methods/systems.
-Provides guidance and "lead" function for other technical and support staff.
-May assist with training and orientation of residents and students.
-Attends in-service training/continuing education to maintain knowledge in discipline.
Basic Preferred Profile:
–BS in Medical Technology, Laboratory Science, or related.
-NYS Licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist Required.
-2+ years of Blood Bank Experience Required.
-Candidate must be flexible since scheduled work days will vary each week.
Salary and Benefits:
-Competitive Salary (Depending on Experience)
-Health, Vision & Dental
-Generous Retirement Savings
-PTO and Sick Leave
-Additional Misc. Benefits
-Unfortunately, no relocation assistance is provided.
If you fit the above profile, we'd love to hear from you!
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 14 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.
It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Lighthouse Lab Services is committed to working and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including persons with disabilities. If at any time during the application process, you need an accommodation, please contact email@example.com for assistance.
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