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Technologist I

Company: Bloodworks
Location: Renton
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Job Description:

Help save lives every day! This position promotes and advances the mission of Bloodworks in saving lives by achieving excellence in Transfusion Service in basic immunohematological testing and procedures, order management, applying critical thinking in the selection, preparation and distribution of components, participating in quality functions, and by providing exceptional customer and transfusion safety to our patients, hospitals and patient care partners in the community.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES - As a Technologist I:
Basic Immunohematological Testing and Procedures:

Perform immunohematological procedures under routine and emergency protocols for the purpose of antibody detection, compatibility testing, simple antibody identification, and investigation of transfusion reactions, prediction/detection of Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn, identification of RhIG candidates and other diagnostic testing.
Understand special protocols for blood orders including Pediatrics, Open Heart surgery, Liver Transplantation, ECMO, HSCT and other special transfusion protocols. Process transfusion instructions from transplant programs.
Issue blood components via electronic cross-match and remote release via the Hemosafe (at applicable sites).
Recognize when advanced Immunohematology Reference Lab (IRL) workups are required and route patient samples to IRL appropriately.
Report results of tests performed to physicians, other health care professionals, and institutions.
Perform cross-match testing and process orders during computer down by accessing a downtime database and utilizing manual testing records and manual transfusion reports.

Quality:

Understand and follow Good Manufacturing Process as defined in CFR.
Perform required daily quality control on reagents and equipment; recognize invalid results and perform initial problem solving. Participate in troubleshooting and refer unusual issues to a senior Technologist or Technical Specialist.
Operate and perform maintenance on equipment and automation used in compatibility testing and component preparation.
Communicate equipment failures and take appropriate corrective action per organizational SOP for Control of Equipment Failure and Malfunction (BCQ 0606).
Respond to temperature alarms.
Appropriately document abnormal occurrences and variances from SOP using the ETQ-Reliance system in a manner such that they can be easily understood and properly coded by departmental quality, then investigated by departmental management or delegates.
Participate in quality activities, including the development and monitoring of quality indicators.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Must qualify as Testing Personnel, High Complexity Testing, under CLIA personnel requirements found in Subpart M of the Code of Federal Regulations. This typically requires a Bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory science or chemical, physical or biological sciences. This may also include an Associate of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technology program.
One of the following are also required: Current certification as Blood Bank Technologist (BB-ASCP), Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS-ASCP), or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT-ASCP) or equivalent OR Immediate eligibility for certification as BB(ASCP) Technologist, MLS(ASCP), or MLT(ASCP) or equivalent OR Successful completion of immunohematology course through an accredited institution.
BB(ASCP) and/or MLS(ASCP) certification is strongly desired. Incumbents with these credentials start or advance one salary grade higher.
Prior laboratory testing experience is strongly preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

This is a highly regulated position and is subject to meeting various regulatory agency and accrediting body rules and regulations. These may include, but are not limited to, FDA, AABB, CLIA, CAP.
Weekends, holidays and flexible shifts/hours are required in this position.






Bloodworks Northwest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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