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Blood Bank Medical Laboratory Technologist (day shift)

Stamford, CT 06902

Job Type: Laboratory Jobs (IRL/ Blood Bank/ Transfusion/ HLA) Job Number: KMC206

Medical Laboratory Technologist : Blood Bank


Job Description

Highly regarding Healthcare System is seeking an individual to join our team as a Medical Technologist within the Blood Bank area our CAP accredited Laboratory Department. This is a Full Time(37.5hrs/weekly) Day shift position with rotating weekend and holiday coverage. 

The Medical Technologist is responsible for independently performing and reporting general and/or specialized laboratory tests in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures, and for providing technical services and laboratory support information to staff and providers. This person functions as the lead when the department supervisor is not available.

Apply today and learn more about this tremendous opportunity to join a team and organization where your ideas and input will be encouraged and the opportunity to learn and grow will begin from day one.

Required Skills
  1. Performs laboratory tests and reports results with the appropriate documentation, in a timely, efficient and accurate manner in compliance with laboratory policies and procedures. Validates test results in the Laboratory Information System in order for accurate reports to be generated for physician review. In some instances may enter data directly into the computer system.


  1. Performs all LIS functions relative to the scope of her/his responsibility to include worklists, outstanding reports, patient registration, etc.


  1. Performs quality control for all testing and assures that results meet established criteria before releasing test results. Recognizes factors that may affect measurements and results, and takes appropriate action.


  1. Reports low supply inventory to appropriate staff. Insures uninterrupted testing by informing appropriate personnel when supplies fall below par level.


  1. Recognizes instrument or equipment failures and evaluates problem. Takes appropriate action to troubleshoot or to contact internal or external individuals for corrective action.


  1. Prepares samples appropriately for testing. According to laboratory protocol prepares and labels stains, reagents, and stock solutions used in the processing of specimens. 


    7.  May be assigned to function as the Scheduler and prepare monthly department work schedule under the oversight of the lab management team.


    8.  Scheduler will maintain daily, weekly and monthly assignments for the Technologist staff to ensure coverage in all locations with continual revisions as needed.


    9.  Scheduler will make sure new hired technologists are scheduled to receive proper assistance and support in all lab areas until they are thoroughly trained and familiar with procedures, protocols and equipment.

  10. Responsible for training new employees.

  11. Performs inventory and stock management.

  12. Acts as resource for the section when the supervisor is away.

  13. As a section specialist must be able to repair section instruments and solve more complex/complicated problems:

  • Assists supervisor in developing and implementing new procedures/instruments/processes
  • Assists supervisor in any new equipment/instrument selection
  • Able to review QC and troubleshoot appropriately when results require action
  • Able to conduct correlation studies, calibration and linearity procedures


Required Experience


  • Minimal Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or related field, additional specialty training or course study acknowledged required
  • Additional specialty training or course study in Blood Bank, required
  • AABB and/or MT(ASCP) BB, preferred

  • MT (ASCP or AMT certification) or MLT (ASCP or AMT certification) required

  • Minimal 3-5 years of experience full time in Blood Bank, required

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of laboratory science and minimal computer skills required



JOB#: KC205


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