Technologist II, IRL
San Juan, PR
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Posted 10 days ago
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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?

Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!

Job Description:

WHY CHOOSE US?


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. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.

We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference.

The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women's Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.

At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine!

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (Job Overview):

As a Medical Technologist, staff can expect to perform (in accordance with standard operating procedures and applicable regulatory requirements) basic and advanced donor and patient tests, and interpret results to determine donor-recipient compatibility.

WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE FOR GOOD (Key Responsibilities):

  • Resolving compatibility problems
  • Providing complex reference and consultation services to hospitals and transfusion services
  • Performing automated and manual test procedures on blood samples

Other Medical Technologist duties may include:

  • 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.
  • Assuming lead responsibilities such as record review and training, assisting in concern management. - Tech III
  • Performing staff orientation and competency assessments, if applicable. Performing external customer education

Standard Schedule: M-F 3rd shift

Pay Information: Starting at $21/hr

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED (Minimum Qualifications):

  • MT(ASCP) or BB(ASCP) /equivalent, bachelor's degree with major in biological science or chemistry plus 3 years blood banking experience, or MLT (ASCP) certification plus 5 years laboratory experience required.
  • MT (ASCP) and/or BB (ASCP) or equivalent desired. State license may be required where applicable.

WHAT WILL GIVE YOU THE COMPETITIVE EDGE (Preferred Qualifications):

SBB (ASCP) and/or Reference Lab experience.

BENEFITS FOR YOU:
We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.

* Medical, Dental Vision plans

* Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts

* PTO + Holidays

* 401K with 4% match

* Paid Family Leave

* Employee Assistance

* Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term

* Service Awards and recognition

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 to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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