Component Laboratory Technician – Part Time

Job Summary:

PREPARES BLOOD PRODUCTS THAT MEET THE SAFETY, PURITY, AND POTENCY REQUIREMENTS OF FDA AND AABB. PART TIME POSITION – APPROXIMATELY 3 DAYS ONE WEEK AND 4 DAYS THE NEXT WEEK. HOURS WILL BE TENTATIVELY SET FROM 4:30PM – 10:30PM MONDAY – FRIDAY WITH ROTATING WEEKEND AND HOLIDAYS. HOURS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON AGENCY NEED.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Enters configuration of each unit of blood into the computer.

Prepares the following products routinely according to Component laboratory SOP:

red blood cells, platelets,  plasma and cryoprecipitate.

Performs all quality control and preventive maintenance as required by SOP.

Prepares recovered plasma for shipment.

Prepares filtered red cells.

Operates and performs QC on sterile connection device.

Performs computer assisted labeling of blood products.

Provides excellent customer service, cultivating positive working relationships with all staff, volunteers and external customers.

Exhibits safety, accuracy, respectfulness and efficiencies within specific job tasks.

Assists with special projects as assigned.

 

Physical Requirements:

Requires regular standing, reaching and bending to obtain supplies.

Requires light lifting.

Requires manual dexterity and color and visual acuity.

 

Position Specifications:

High school education.

Effective communication skills.