Perform immunohematological studies on referred blood samples; may be called on for additional research, investigational, and/or process development. Provide training, educational and technical expertise. Support the SDBB safety, cGMP and Quality Plan. Participate in the reference lab on-call rotation, perform red cell blood grouping and antibody identification on donor and referred patient blood samples. Determine suitability for transfusion of donor units with discrepant ABO or Rh groups and unexpected red cell antibodies; perform pre-transfusion compatibility testing.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology or related field.
Experience: Minimum 2-3 years in immunohematology reference laboratory. Molecular testing experience desirable.
Certifications/Licenses: MLS(ASCP)CM / MT(ASCP) or equivalent experience; California Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) license, or California Clinical Immunohematologist or Hematology Scientist license Specialist in Blood Banking, SBB(ASCP) or equivalent experience desirable
Traditional blood banking is at an exciting crossroad, needing to respond to a number of local and national market changes. The San Diego Blood Bank is in a unique position to be one of the leaders of the blood industry into the future, by leveraging and extending its competencies to have even greater impact in our community’s health. SDBB will continue our mission of providing high quality and bl...ood and biological products on a local, regional and national scale while simultaneously integrating into local and national scientific and clinical communities to actively drive the future of healthcare through research including ties to assist with President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative.
You can be a part of a team that will help drive SDBB's efforts to position itself as a visionary leader in both its traditional blood banking market as well as in emerging life science markets ultimately achieving its overall blood collection and revenue goals.
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