Manufacturing Lab Technician - Farmington, CT

American Red Cross Farmington, CT

About the Job

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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 network?

Job Description:

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. We provide almost half of the nation's blood supply, as well as humanitarian relief at home and abroad. We turn compassion into action through the care we provide our blood donors, and the spirit of service we share with our colleagues. Learn more about the life-saving impact our employees have in their communities in this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hg3XJCA8RQ0

If you share our passion for helping people, then join us in this excellent career opportunity.

Laboratory Hours are Monday - Friday 9:00am - Midnight and Saturdays 10:00am - 9:00pm. Must be able to work any 7 1/2 hour shift, 5 days during those hours. Must have flexibility to work a changing schedule. Days and hours are subject to change.

Pay for this position is $15.29 per hour, plus applicable differentials.

In this entry level position you will:
• Initiates, record, check for completeness, file and retrieve Lab records as defined by protocol or as requested;
• Prepare blood components and other blood products from whole blood, as defined by protocol.
• Affixes labels for product identification including product name, whole blood number, or other labels which may be required as defined by protocol or as required;
• Disposes of used or unsuitable blood products and specimens in accordance with protocol or as required;
• Must adhere to all regulatory requirements;
• Performs other duties as assigned or required related to collection, processing and final disposition of blood products.

The ideal candidates will posses:
• High School Degree
• Ability to follow direction and work in a high productivity environment.
• Strong attention to detail.

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.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.

To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights

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.

To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights