FT Evenings -UIC PRIMARY PURPOSE: Under general supervision, this position is responsible for component production, labeling, record review, quarantine, training, and high complexity testing. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:* Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Is responsible for bringing compliance issues to the attention of management.* Assures quality customer service to all customers.* Maintains accurate records and documentation.* Assists with training.* Performs record review as assigned.* Performs moderate complexity testing (e.g. CMV testing, Hgb S testing and operation of a cell counter).* Performs preventive maintenance on equipment. Notifies appropriate personnel if additional service is needed.* Performs quarantine as required.* Assists in reconciliation of reports.* Performs high complexity testing (e.g., antigen screens, antibody ID, and cross match).* Performs all other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge/Education* Associate's degree in laboratory science or medical laboratory technology required.* MLT required (or must pass test within 6 months) or CLIA equivalent required. Licenses/ Certifications* MLT required (or must pass test within 6 months) or CLIA equivalent required.* State license, as required by regulations, required. Skills/Abilities* Must be able to stand for long periods of time, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs.* Must be detail oriented and possess strong communication, organization, analytical, and decision making skills and be able to comprehend and apply clinical laboratory procedures and theory.* Must be able to maintain donor, patient and employee confidentiality.* Must possess basic keyboarding skills and the ability to handle and operate laboratory equipment.* Must be able to work flexible shifts and overtime when necessary.* Blood Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call 1- to let us know the nature of your request. A representative will respond to accommodation requests within two business days. Please note that this email/phone number is for medical/disability accommodations only and any other inquiries will not receive a response. Please see the below information about applicant rights and our commitment to compliance: EEO is the Law EEO is the Law Supplement Pay Transparency e-Verify All candidates who receive a conditional written offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test in accordance with the Company's established guidelines.
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