Use your passion for blood banking to support our life-saving?mission.
Join the Red Cross Biomed Team!
If you’re looking to help save lives and contribute to the mission of one of the nation’s most respected humanitarian organizations, consider a career in biomedical services at the American Red Cross. As a Red Cross employee, you’ll have opportunities to grow your career and be recognized and rewarded for your efforts. Most importantly, you’ll work alongside dedicated individuals like yourself who live the values of our organization every day.
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Bring your ASCP Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) or Medical Technologist (MT) license and passion for blood banking to support the life-saving mission of the American Red Cross Biomed Team. As a Medical Technologist, you can expect to perform, in accordance with standard operating procedures and applicable regulatory requirements, basic and advanced donor and patient tests, and interpret results to determine donor-recipient compatibility.
Resolve compatibility problems
Provide complex reference and consultation services to hospitals and transfusion services
Perform automated and manual test procedures on blood samples
Manage receipt, coordination, shipment and transport of patient and donor blood samples and documenting supply and equipment problems
Manage reagent inventory (ordering, receiving, inspection and preparation)
Recognize/resolve testing irregularities and assisting other Medical Technologists in problem resolution
Consult with staff at other medical facilities, to resolve complex serologic problems and providing special units to transfusion recipients
Perform maintenance, repair and validation of laboratory equipment and software
Maintain accurate records
Perform manufacturing duties associated with special blood products, if applicable
The aforementioned duties are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of staff so classified.
MT(ASCP) or BB(ASCP) /equivalent, bachelor’s degree with major in biological science or chemistry plus three years blood banking experience, or MLT (ASCP) certification plus five years laboratory experience required
MT (ASCP) and/or BB (ASCP) or equivalent desired
State license may be required where applicable
Requires standing, stretching, stooping and bending for extended time periods. Lift, pull, push and move objects of up to 50 pounds. May work in walk-in refrigerator/freezers for periods of time. Work under pressure and within time standards.
Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.
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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.
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About American Red Cross
Join Us and Make a Difference Every DayDown the street, across the country, around the world—our work helps save lives.With more than 23,000 employees and 330,000 volunteers, the American Red Cross comprises a diverse network of men and women committed to changing the world, one community at a time.