Medical Technologist II, IRL

American Red Cross Douglasville, GA

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Job Description:

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. Join us for a career that will motivate you to be your very best.

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Summary:

Perform basic and advanced donor and patient tests and interpret results to determine donor-recipient compatibility.

Shift: 3rd Shift

Responsibilities:

  • Resolving compatibility problems, and providing complex reference and consultation services to hospitals and transfusion services.
  • Performing automated and manual test procedures on blood samples.
  • Managing receipt, coordination, shipment, and transport of patient and donor blood samples and documenting supply and equipment problems.
  • Managing reagent inventory (ordering, receiving, inspection and preparation).
  • Recognizing/resolving testing irregularities and assisting other Medical Technologists in problem resolution.


  • Consulting with staff at other medical facilities, to resolve complex serologic problems and providing special units to transfusion recipients.
  • Performing maintenance, repair, and validation of laboratory equipment and software
  • Maintaining accurate records.
  • Performing manufacturing duties associated with special blood products, if applicable.


Qualifications:

  • MT(ASCP) or BB(ASCP) /equivalent with four years' experience, bachelor's degree with major in biological science or chemistry plus six years blood banking experience, or MLT (ASCP) certification plus four years blood banking experience.
  • MT (ASCP) and/or BB(ASCP) or equivalent preferred
  • State license may be required where applicable


Physical Requirements: Requires standing, stretching, stooping, and bending for extended periods. Lift, pull, push and move objects of up to 50 pounds. May work in walk-in refrigerator/freezers for periods. Work under pressure and within time standards. Required to wear protective clothing such as lab coats, gloves, face shields, etc.

As part of the world's largest humanitarian network, the American Red Cross places top priority on the health and safety of our employees, volunteers, blood donors, and those who receive our aid and services. Our commitment to public health is unwavering-both during the COVID-19 pandemic and year-round.

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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