Blood Bank Technologist Job Description

Blood Bank Technologist Job Description

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Blood bank technologist provides backup assistance as needed for Cord Blood Bank administrative personnel, which includes entering cord blood donor data into CBBM (Cord blood bank manager database).

Blood Bank Technologist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assuming lead responsibilities such as record review and training
Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science) required or
Patient Satisfaction and Client Satisfaction meet organizational goals
Performs laboratory procedures in a timely manner meeting defined parameters
Promotes the Patient First Campaign
Works as part of the departmental team
Demonstrates care for one another and respect for each persons’ unique contributions
Works at alternate hospital sites or, Microbiology staff must work outside the department
Contributes to positive departmental budget initiatives
Proficiency Testing (PT) is performed in the same manner as patient testing maintaining performance guidelines

Blood Bank Technologist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Blood Bank Technologist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASCP, MT, MLT, NCA, AMT, MLS, NAACLS, CLS, SBB, NCLS

Education for Blood Bank Technologist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the blood bank technologist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Medical Technology, Science, Chemistry, Medical, Biological Science, Education, Biology, Technical, Clinical Laboratory Science, Mathematics

Skills for Blood Bank Technologist

Desired skills for blood bank technologist include:

Blood cell irradiator
Blood warmer
Centrifuges
Freezers
Hemocare Blood Bank computer system
IBM RBC washer
Incubators
Microscopes
Refrigerators
Thawing water bath

Desired experience for blood bank technologist includes:

Adheres to the laboratories Quality Control policies and procedures
Regulatory Inspection Readiness
Ability to work and willingness to work flexible schedules, including nights, weekends, holidays
Ability and willingness to work at multiple facilities and/or in multiple departments
Science degree meeting state licensure requirements (64B3-5.003)
Medical Technology (preferred)

Blood Bank Technologist Examples

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Blood Bank Technologist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of blood bank technologist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for blood bank technologist
  • Reviews “critical” level results and notifies patient’s doctor of same
  • Maintains equipment in good operating condition by performing routine preventive maintenance, including start up and shut down procedures of major instruments
  • Troubleshoots equipment as necessary to correct malfunctions
  • Accessions and registers requests on patient specimens for tests and products
  • Prioritizes and processes blood samples and performs various Blood Bank functions as elaborated in Blood Bank Policy and Procedure manual
  • Perform and maintain competency in the technical and related work of the Blood Bank Laboratory
  • Obtains specimens, runs standardized tests, interprets and validates results
  • Documents results per procedure in medical record
  • Assists department supervisor in process validation
  • Performs calibration verification for supervisory review and approval
Qualifications for blood bank technologist
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology (or equivalent experience)
  • Entry level hires, if waiting for permit or license, must work only in a trainee capacity, under direct supervision and must meet all other requirements and must obtain license within 6 months
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science which includes successful completion of a supervised course of clinical internship in an approved hospital laboratory, or a Bachelor's degree in an applied science (Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry)
  • Requires the ability to maintain compliance with all regulatory agency
  • Requires the manual/visual dexterity necessary to prepare specimens, prepare solutions, screen specimens and operate a computer software system
  • Requires a limited use of independent judgment and responsibility with minimum technical supervision
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Blood Bank Technologist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of blood bank technologist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for blood bank technologist
  • Performs advance instrument troubleshooting
  • Ensures all maintenance is done as scheduled and does timely preparation for supervisory review
  • Reviews exception report in the absence of the supervisor
  • Active Florida License as a Generalist Medical Technologist or Specialist Medical Technologist in areas of the Laboratory required
  • Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology with at least one-year experience with high complexity testing OR Associate degree in a laboratory science or medical technology program with at least two years’ experience with high complexity testing
  • Evaluates new and/or modified procedures, reagents and instruments as needed
  • Performs, interprets, documents, and reports clinical laboratory diagnostic assays
  • Checks, calibrates and maintains equipment in working order, performing preventive maintenance at
  • Performs and interprets tests
  • Applies theory and scientific principles of lab testing
Qualifications for blood bank technologist
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology or related science
  • Experience in a clinical laborator
  • Independent judgment with minimum technical supervision
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology or equivalent with one year of clinical training
  • Three (3) years of blood bank experience preferred
  • Candidate must have the ability to work independently
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Blood Bank Technologist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a blood bank technologist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for blood bank technologist
  • Repairs equipment and/or initiates requests for repair or service
  • Performs preventative maintenance and troubleshooting records
  • Helps implement new procedures and/or evaluates new instruments/equipment
  • Ability to continually improve work process flow
  • Monitors and ensures completion of lab records
  • Prepares procedures for lab tests according to
  • Maintains awareness of and complies with various regulatory guidelines
  • Functions in an educator or consultant capacity
  • Remains abreast of new developments in the field and attends CEs and conferences
  • May function in a supervisory capacity
Qualifications for blood bank technologist
  • The physical requirements of this position are medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs
  • One year previous hospital transfusion service, preferred
  • State of TN Medical Technologist license
  • Demonstrates compliance with corporate, departmental and job-specific requirements
  • Communicates essential information to all appropriate personnel
  • Notifies supervisory personnel of any significant test results which may affect diagnosis or treatment of a patient
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Blood Bank Technologist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a blood bank technologist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for blood bank technologist
  • Exhibits and models world class service and customer care principles
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Blood Bank Quality Assurance Plan Self Assessment (BBQAPSA) including the ten BB organizational standards known as Quality System Essentials based on the current AABB standards (1 – Organization to identify chain of command
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Documents and Records – uses computer systems to conduct patient, donor, tissue (stem cells) testing and processing activities recognizing and safeguarding the control functions of the systems designed to protect blood donors and recipients
  • Demonstrates knowledge and awareness of Blood Bank (BB) Deviation, Non-conformance and Complications
  • Consistently completes Transfusion Reaction Investigation Form thoroughly and accurately, documenting investigation, testing, and transcribing transfusionists history before submitting for supervisory and medical director review
  • Internal/External Assessments – Participates as directed in corrective action plans
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Facilities and Safety in Blood Banking including biological, chemical, radiation safety, and waste stream management
  • Satellite laboratory/Support Laboratory and HJD BB – Is competent to perform all laboratory donor processes, inventory management, patient testing, blood dispensing, and information systems processes in all workstations and may be assigned to any of the sites under NYU HC Blood Bank management at any time
  • Demonstrates appropriate interpersonal and communication skills.A role model of positive, professional and courteous manner and communications.Disarming situations of strife and anger when possible.Encouraging a cooperative team spirit and coaching others who need to adjust their interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of Transfusion Service SOP and AABB standards
Qualifications for blood bank technologist
  • At least one year of Blood Bank experience
  • Must have four (4) years’ experience as Medical Technologist
  • Able to work independently, read and analyze technical material, and to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Must possess highly effective communication and relationship interpersonal skills
  • Maintains knowledge related to POC within the State of Nevada, CLIA, JCAHO, and the CAP
  • Maintain reliable transportation for limited travel between hospitals and Urgent Care locations
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Blood Bank Technologist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a blood bank technologist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for blood bank technologist
  • Provides and performs analytical testing and/or procedures that require independent judgment
  • Communicates critical values in accordance with departmental policy
  • Recognizes problems and abnormal results and takes appropriate action in accordance with departmental policy
  • Evaluates acceptability and integrity of specimens for analysis
  • Completes competency assessment requirements
  • Assists with performance of laboratory Quality Assurance activities
  • Assists with reference laboratory (send out) processes
  • Acts as a technical and clinical resource for support staff
  • Assures workflow continuity through communication
  • Organizes work area and adheres to infection control policies
Qualifications for blood bank technologist
  • LIC MTGS = Licensed Medical Technologist General Supervisor
  • Three (3) years full time experience in the discipline
  • MT (ASCP), or equivalent, relevant to the discipline
  • 1+ years blood bank experience preferred
  • Available schedule is on First Shift with moderate evening/weekend on-call rotation
  • Available schedule is Second Shift Monday-Friday with moderate evening/weekend on-call rotation

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