NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Blood Bank Technologist.
In this role, the successful candidate will perform established clinical laboratory tests and procedures. Interprets and reports as accurately as possible to assist physicians in diagnosis and treatment. Duties may include blood collection, clerical tasks, answering telephone inquiries, using data processing equipment and all other duties as required in the assigned section.
Follows established procedures to perform routine and special analyses. Documents any deviation from established procedure with supervisor's approval
Checks that an adequate supply of materials is available to complete testing. Notify the supervisor, designee or laboratory manager when supplies run low.
Checks instruments for proper functioning and calibration, and performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting as specified in the section procedure manuals. Documents instrument checks, problems and resolutions.
Informs the supervisor or designee of any unusual or unexpected test results after verification.
Prepares and reviews test reports for accuracy of results before reporting to clinicians or other authorized personnel.
Maintains a neat and efficient work area by cleaning equipment and instruments and replenishing supplies. (Rotate stock, using older reagents first).
Accepts direction and changes in assignment willingly.
Completes tasks independently, within appropriate time frame and in order of priority.
Reports all Critical/Alert Values to the supervisor or designee immediately after verification, and with the supervisor's or designee's approval, calls the results to the appropriate clinician or nurse.
Maintains permanent records of tests, standards, controls, results, dates and patients' names for reference and statistical purposes. Documents anything unusual in any of these categories.
Assesses patient's ability to communicate in English and assists in the provision of an interpreter, as needed.
Incorporates patient's cultural background and values in methods of communication and service provision.
Incorporates patient's cultural background and values to involve family members as needed or assess the use of alternative medicine.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Trained to recognize potential hazards in the workplace and proper procedures for handling hazardous substances. Those working in the Histology Department are trained in additional procedures for disposal of hazardous waste.
Associate in Applied Science (AAS) or licensed by NYS Department of Education as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist.
Six months of appropriate clinical laboratory experience.
Licensed by NYS Department of Education as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
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