Title: Medical Technologist, Blood Bank Department: Blood Bank Status: Non-Exempt Shift: Evening Shift or Night Shift Hours: 40 Shift Length: 8 hours Schedule: Evenings (starts at 3pm) or Nights (starts at 11:15pm) Rotation: At least every 3rd weekend Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus UMass Memorial Medical Center is the region's trusted academic medical center, and part of the UMass Memorial Health Care system. We are committed to improving the health of people in Central Massachusetts through excellence in care, comprehensive health services, teaching and research.
We are currently looking for a Medical Technologist to join our Blood Bank on either Evening Shift or Night Shift. If you have a passion for patient care and want to be a part of the area's largest healthcare system and Level 1 Trauma center, we would love to hear from you.
Works with considerable independence to perform and interpret various immunohematological tests in order to provide compatible blood for transfusion of patients. Is fully proficient in the use of all equipment and procedures for an assigned area. Work schedule includes rotating shifts, holidays and/or on-call.
Follows established Blood Bank protocols perform tests including the most complex for an assigned area and prepares component blood products for transfusion. Provides guidance and consultation to lower level technologists, technicians and others in the interpretation of complex or unusual test results and in the performance of standard operating Blood Bank procedures.
Interprets and correlates clinical test results with patient history, diagnosis, and clinical condition in order to explain test results (normal/abnormal) so that appropriate action can be taken and/or blood component can be transfused.
Logs and receives donor and patient specimens. Sort and triage requisitions and specimens to appropriate work area in a timely manner. Processes specimens for patients including but not limited to centrifugation, aliquotting and labeling.
Processes blood donor specimens for outside shipment and testing. Sends specimens and blood products between campuses and various sites using appropriate packaging and transport methods.
Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science) required
Bachelor’s degree in Science (i.e. Biology, Chemistry) with a minimum of three years of relevant Blood Bank experience required
Associate’s Degree of Medical Laboratory Technology and a minimum of three years of relevant Blood Bank experience with MLT(ASCP) certification required.
Must meet personnel qualifications described in 42 CFR 493 related to high complexity testing.
“Everyone, Everyday” -- this statement represents the spirit of our patient care mission, and each of our caregivers make it possible. UMass Memorial Health Care is an entire system of caregivers, each playing a role (direct or indirect) in providing great patient care and experience. As the hub of an integrated health care system, UMass Memorial Medical Center is the region's trusted academic med...ical center, committed to improving the health of the people of Central Massachusetts through excellence in clinical care, service, teaching and research.
We are proud to partner with the system’s three community hospitals: Clinton Hospital, HealthAlliance Hospital and Marlborough Hospital. Plus, we are the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Through this relationship our physicians and staff teach tomorrow's physicians, nurses and other health care professionals. They also participate in research efforts that bring our patients the very latest diagnostic and treatment protocols.
Our Medical Center includes three campuses located in Worcester: the University Campus, Memorial Campus and Hahnemann Campus. In addition, our network of care includes community-based physician practices, rehabilitation and behavioral health services, urgent care centers through an affiliation with CareWell, and an accountable care organization dedicated to population health advances.