Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 10/28/2022

Med Tech – Blood Bank – 8 hrs/wk (Nights) | Every Other Weekend & Holidays

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion, and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

I. Position Function:

Proficiently functions as a technologist in the area of Blood Banking

  • Demonstrates the ability to perform work in a manner that ensures accurate test results to include ABO, Rh, antibody screening, compatibility testing, direct antiglobulin test, transfusion reaction investigation. Maintains optimal workflow for the area and incorporates STAT requests in with routine testing. Follows up on samples with discrepant results and communicates with coworkers when additional work is required. Operates Blood Bank instrumentation efficiently. Performs basic troubleshooting. Performs QC and equipment maintenance. Shares responsibility for answering alarms and responds appropriately, including long term alarm inhibitions.
  • Accurately logs blood products, tissue and supplies into inventory.
  • Is responsible for ensuring their own ongoing training and increasing their own knowledge of different areas within the Blood Bank. Completes annual required competency assessments. Participates in training Blood Bank employees, students and medical staff as assigned.
  • Adheres to the blood bank's departmental standards for professionalism. Maintains an effective working relationship, and works collaboratively with supervisors, senior technologists, co-workers and other hospital employees.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or a related science, or attainment of degree within 6 month of start date - or

Associate's degree (or attainment of degree within 6 month of start date) in Medical Technology with 2 years full time experience desired.

Minimum skills/abilities:

Follows oral and written instructions to be able to carry out complex laboratory procedures.

Understands the risk and biohazard nature of the lab environment.

Possesses manual dexterity sufficient to manipulate laboratory equipment.

Possesses communication skills sufficient to clearly, completely and accurately verbally relay laboratory data.

Preferred Certification/Licensure:

Generalist multi-categorical certification, ASCP, NCA or HEW or equivalent


Additional Information

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

Important COVID message

Please note, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence, and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled, and professional way.

This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.

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