LifeServe Blood Center ImmunohematologyTech MLT in Des Moines, Iowa
Your Blood . Your Hospital. Your Neighbors
Looking for a position serving YOUR community? LifeServe Blood Center, a non-profit company, is currently looking for a certified Medical Technician with strong attention to detail and the desire to provide exceptional customer service to our hospital partners and the patients they serve right in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. You will be working in our state-of-the-art laboratory, and can expect to handle basic blood banking and complex antibody identification. Employees in this position are eligible for a full benefit package including medical, dental, vision, critical illness, supplemental insurance, short and long term disability, life insurance and a company matching 403b. Approximately 4 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) will start to accrue on day 1. Three-day weekends each week and additional $4 shift differential is available for hours worked after 6:00 PM.
Primary Responsibilities for this Position Include:
Accepts, verifies, processes, and tests incoming samples according to established policies
Performs and interprets various testing procedures, including immunohematology, on donor and patient blood products, repeating tests where appropriate
Performs quality control, equipment maintenance and calibration as required
Utilizes computer system to obtain necessary data and to record test results
Participates in the ongoing monitoring for each testing process to identify errors or potential problems leading to errors and takes effective and preventive corrective actions when indicated
Mentors and train other laboratory team members and students as required
Demonstrates qualities of integrity, credibility and commitment to the organization's mission
Education and/or Experience:
MT/MLS or MLT from American Society for Clinical Pathology or equivalent
Bachelor's degree in medical technology or chemical, physical or biological science or related scientific field from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training and or experience
Meet current CLIA or ABB requirements for testing personnel
Offers of employment are contingent on the successful completion of pre-employment, post offer drug testing and background checks LifeServe Blood Center is fully committed to equal employment opportunity. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.