LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is currently seeking a skilled individual for a Medical Technologist position in our Immunohematology Reference Laboratory (IRL) in Gainesville, FL. This position performs and interprets clinical laboratory tests in a highly regulated environment.
Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:
- Oversee and perform laboratory testing in accordance with established standards
- Perform compatibility testing, antibody identification and issuance of blood components
- Manage problems that affect test performance or reporting of test results
- Perform required equipment function checks and quality control procedures
- Provide excellent customer service
- Bachelor’s degree
- National certification such as MT/CLS, MLS (ASCP) or equivalent
- Current Florida Medical Technologist license
- Must be able to work the overnight and weekend shift
The ideal candidate will possess:
- Bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory, chemical or biological science
- Blood banking experience
This is a full-time position. Starting salary range is $25.00 - $32.00 an hour based on years of relevant experience. Shift differential may apply. LifeSouth offers a competitive benefits package and great career development opportunities. Background check and drug test required. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/DFWP/Tobacco Free.
The position description may not include all the duties and responsibilities of the job. Duties and responsibilities that are not listed, but which the employee may be expected to perform, will fall within the scope of the skills, knowledge and training for the position.
LifeSouth is a Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace. LifeSouth is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor as well as an affirmative action employer and provides equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, disability, status as a protected veteran, national origin, color, or any other classification in accordance with federal, state, and local statutes, regulations and ordinances. Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as LifeSouth desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. LifeSouth complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
If you require any assistance to complete the application process or during the interview due to a disability, please contact the LifeSouth region where you are applying or call 1-888-795-2707 to request an accommodation. If you have questions regarding the information contained in this job posting call 1-888-795-2707 and ask to speak to the Talent & Recruitment Coordinator. Applications may be completed at a LifeSouth facility or mailed to corporate headquarters in lieu of the on-line application process.
Additional Salary Information: Shift differential may apply
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is a community blood supplier for local hospitals in Florida, Georgia and Alabama. LifeSouth is committed to meeting the blood supply needs of these hospitals in each of the communities we serve by providing the highest quality blood components and services.
Each year, nearly five million Americans need a blood transfusion. To meet our responsibility, we need ...to collect 266,000 blood donations a year. That’s 728 donors a day. With over 30 donor centers, 37 blood mobiles and over 1,000 blood drives a month, our LifeSouth team is committed to making sure the blood is there when you or your family member is in need. We are your community blood center. The blood supply collected from our donors directly serves the needs of patients at over 100 medical facilities throughout our footprint. The blood donated here will stay in our community for local patient transfusion. Only if our local supply is met will LifeSouth share our blood resources with other communities.
There are no substitutes for blood. Patients who need blood transfusions to survive depend on volunteer donors who give the gift of life. As a community blood center serving the community’s needs, we ask everyone to join us in a commitment to grow this community’s blood supply. We promise to partner with businesses and provide dynamic, fun and innovative blood donor recruitment programs. We promise to use every resource we have to uphold our commitment to meet the community’s needs for blood.
Volunteering to give blood is giving the gift of life. We hold this gift with the highest regard. Please consider becoming a part of our community’s blood supply by donating blood with LifeSouth.