Since 1941, Vitalant (formerly known as Blood Centers of the Pacific) has proudly served as a leader in the blood banking industry. We are a globally-recognized leader in blood transfusion medicine.
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Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for routine component production, testing, and labeling of donor blood and blood products. This position is responsible for assisting the supervisor with training and work-flow coordination of laboratory employees.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Is responsible for bringing compliance issues to the attention of management.
Assures quality customer service to all customers.
Performs special studies and projects, as assigned.
Performs moderate complexity testing, as assigned.
Assists with training and laboratory workflow coordination.
Prepares all blood components, performs labeling and quarantine, as required.
Assures all quality control standards and procedures are performed and documented.
Maintains accurate records and documentation of production and testing. Performs data entry and review of production records.
Participates in hiring and performance appraisal processes. Identifies personnel performance issues and participates in effective resolution.
Performs preventive maintenance on equipment. Notifies appropriate personnel if additional service is needed.
Assists in deviation management process.
Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.
High School graduate or GED required.
CLIA equivalent for moderate complexity testing required.
Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) certification/licensed required.
One year laboratory experience required.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs.
Must be detail oriented and possess strong communication, organization, analytical, and decision making skills and be able to comprehend and apply clinical laboratory procedures and theory.
Must possess leadership and human resources skills.
Able to maintain donor, patient and employee confidentiality.
Must possess basic keyboarding skills and the ability to handle and operate laboratory equipment.
Able to work flexible shifts and overtime when necessary.
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Vitalant is an equal opportunity employer.
Internal Number: 191123
Blood Systems is an internationally known leader in transfusion medicine founded on the principles of quality, excellence and service. Our headquarters are located in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona.Founded in 1943 as the Salt River Valley Blood Bank in Phoenix, Arizona, today Blood Systems is one of the nation’s oldest and largest non-profit transfusion medicine organizations.The Blood Services division, our largest, provides leadership, policy and shared services to its blood centers. It facilitates comprehensive blood service contracting for national and regional healthcare systems. Our blood centers provide blood, blood components and special services to patients in some 1,000 hospitals across the country.Blood Systems Research Institute generates and analyzes data to aid the US and worldwide transfusion community by recommending testing strategies and technology. Creative Testing Solutions, a joint venture, is the largest independent blood donor testing organization in the country with several high volume laboratories. The BioCARE division distributes therapeutic biologicals and recombinant coagulation factors, including such products as albumin, coagulation factors, fibrin sealants, IVIG and Rh immune globulin. Our CanyonCARE Rx specialty pharmacy is part of BioCARE.