Technologist II, IRL
Company: American Red Cross
Posted on: November 18, 2023
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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives
every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its
best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian
Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!
WHY CHOOSE US?
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. When you join our team, you
have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save
lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join
us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is
a force for good.
We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to
delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent
manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is
collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building
allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members.
Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for
making a difference.
The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource
groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our
Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino
Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American
Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women's
Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and
help give voice to important concerns and opinions.
At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine!
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (Job Overview):
Perform basic and guided advanced donor and patient tests and
interpret results to determine donor-recipient compatibility.
Resolve compatibility problems; provide intermediate reference and
consultation services to hospitals and transfusion services.
Perform automated and manual test procedures on blood samples.
Adhere to explicit standard operating procedures and interpret test
results in accordance with the applicable regulatory requirements.
Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all
Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard
operating procedures and other applicable Federal, State and local
WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE FOR GOOD (Key Responsibilities):
1. Consult and communicate with staff at other medical facilities,
to resolve serologic problems and provide special units to
2. Manage receipt, coordination, shipment and transport of patient
and donor blood samples, to include ordering, receiving,
inspecting, and preparing reagents associated with donor product
inventory. Maintenance of exceptional and rare donor products.
3. Perform and interpret independent basic and complex donor and/or
patient testing procedures 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 refer it to the appropriate level.
4. May assume lead responsibilities to maintain, edit and review
computer and manual records to assure accurate record keeping.
Maintain accurate, legible, and complete records. Also perform
maintenance repair and validation of laboratory equipment and
5. May perform internal staff training, competency reviews, and
external customer education.
Standard Schedule: M-F First Shift
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED (Minimum Qualifications):
MT(ASCP) or BB(ASCP) /equivalent, bachelor's degree with major in
biological science or chemistry plus 3 years blood banking
experience, or MLT (ASCP) certification plus 5 years laboratory
experience required. MT (ASCP) and/or BB (ASCP) or equivalent
desired. State license may be required where applicable.
WHAT WILL GIVE YOU THE COMPETITIVE EDGE (Preferred
+ SBB (ASCP) and/or experience in a Reference Laboratory
BENEFITS FOR YOU:
We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a
mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support
to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing
home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing
possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.
Medical, Dental Vision plans
Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts
PTO + Holidays
401K with 5% match
Paid Family Leave
Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
Service Awards and recognition
Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity
to make a difference every day.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual
orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability,
protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
Interested in Volunteering?
Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross
volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to
help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a
difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and
allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross
relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to
help fulfill our lifesaving mission.
Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our
most-needed volunteer positions.
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