Component Laboratory Technician

Job Summary:

Prepares blood products that meet the safety, purity and potency requirements of FDA and AABB.

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 verbal communication skills.