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Blood Bank Technologist- various shifts in The Bronx, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    The Bronx, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/13/2019

Job Description

Position Description

  • Prepares and issues appropriate blood and blood components for transfusion.

  • Performs and interprets routine immunohematologic tests, including types, antibody screens, direct antiglobulin tests and crossmatches.

  • Resolves antibody problems and performs advanced immunohematologic procedures, including panels,antigen typings, antibody titers, and eluates when indicated.

  • Explains antibody problems, other delays in transfusion or clinically significant findings to clinicians.

  • Evaluates RhIG candidacy of patients and orders appropriately.

  • Completes transfusion reaction workups as indicated, with immediate notification of evidence of hemolysis.

  • Maintains appropriate storage of blood and blood components.

  • Identifies and rejects components not meeting current Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Orders replacement blood and blood components for emergency or routine inventory.

Qualification

Must have a minimum of 1 year of acute care hospital experience

Must have a current NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist license

MLS(ASCP) preferred