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Lab Tech Red Cell Reference Lab

Chicago, IL 60614

Job ID: AN179 Job Type: Laboratory Jobs (IRL/ Blood Bank/ Transfusion/ HLA)

Despite miraculous advancements in medicine, there is no substitute for human blood. The need for blood products can occur in persons of all ages, from premature infants to the elderly. Management of illnesses that strike the elderly often requires extensive blood product support. With an aging population, the demand for blood products is likely to increase. An important component of many medical ad surgical treatment is the highly specialized blood products collected by this company. Their stable blood supply is vital at all times to ensure excellence in the delivery of healthcare in their region. 

Seeking a Full-Time Lab Tech for the Red Cell Reference Lab

Position Summary:

This position exists to perform serological investigation of problems in the areas of immunohematology and provides a source of technical expertise for he healthcare community. The incumbent following training and competency assessment is authorized to complete all immunohematology tests. 

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Resolve serological problems through the use of advanced test methodology consistent with SOP and cGMP requirements including all associated clerical and QC activities 
  2. Perform all Technologist I-CTS and Lab Assistant responsibilities consistent with SOP and cGMP requirements as needed. 
  3. Manage the rare product inventory, including coordinating shipment throughout the Unites States and the identigication of new donors from the CBB/LS donor base 
  4. Function as the technical resource by accurately and professionally providing technical consultation, both orally and in writing, to hospital staff, physicians, students and transfusion service staff 

Education and Training: 

  • BS with ASCP eligibility for MT, BB, or SBB required 
  • BS with MT (ASCP) or BB(ASCP) or SBB (ASCP) Certification preferred 

Work Experience:

  • 2-3 years' experience in Reference Lab or experience in complex serological problem resolution preferred
  • 3-5 years' experience in a transfusion service preferred 



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Abbi Leighton
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