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Transfusion Medical Technologist/MLS-Blood Bank Positions Available!!

City: Oak Lawn, IL and Park Ridge, IL
Job ID: 46721, 58547, 56091, 56762
Facilities: Advocate Christ Medical Center and Advocate Lutheran General
Department/Unit: Transfusion
Status-FTE: Full and Part-Time positions
Shift: PM and Night Shift available with rotating weekends and holidays

Contact: Katrina Volbrecht at Katrina.Volbrecht@advocatehealth.com or 331-308-3482

Job Description: PDF

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Quality Coordinator Rush University Medical Center Blood Center

Department: RUSH MEDICAL LABORATORIES
Cost Center: 3500 / Job Class: 5823 / Job Grade: 11
FLSA Status: SALARIED

Link to apply at www.jobsatrush.com - Search for job #2016-2403
Questions contact: Yolanda S. Garcia - Yolanda_S_Garcia@rush.edu

Job Description: PDF

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Med Tech/CLS/MLS - Clinical Laboratory Blood Bank

Loyola University Medical Center's Blood Bank is in search of a certified MT/CLS/MLS to join our family on the 3rd shift.
 
We're an academic medical center serving very active stem cell and solid-organ transplant programs, Hematology/Oncology programs, Level 1 Trauma and Departments of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery.
 
The ideal candidate is able to work independently, is self-motivated, has some Blood Bank experience and is confident in their technical expertise. Prefer experience with antibody problem-solving skills, and ability to operate Sunquest and Epic computer Systems.
 
We offer a third shift differential of $3.75 and a sign-on bonus of $1000.
 
If you're interested, please contact Linda Leung at (708) 216-3328, lleung@lumc.edu
 
And/or to find the position online, log onto our website at www.luhs.org.

Select:
- 'Jobs' link at the top of the page.
- 'Search for staff positions at Loyola University Medical Center and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital' in the middle of the page.
- In the form choose: 'Loyola University Medical Center' and 'Technical/Professional (Clinical)'. Click the 'Search' button.
- Then, find and click on 'MED TECH II ASCP - CLIN LAB BLOOD BANK' in the results list.
 
LUMC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer/educator and is committed to a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

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NorthShore University HealthSystem - 55067, Technical Specialist

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a comprehensive, fully integrated, healthcare delivery system that serves the greater North Shore and Illinois communities. NorthShore is committed to earning the loyalty of those who come to us for care and those who play a role in providing that care. Service Values which include: Exceptional Customer Service, Supportive Workplace Interactions and Professional Work Ethic, define the behaviors that each employee demonstrates with co-workers, patients and families, physicians, and visitors.

To learn about the many benefits of working at NorthShore, which include a supportive work environment that promotes professional and career development, recognition of our staff for providing excellent service and a competitive benefits package, please visit www.northshore.org/careers.

NorthShore University HealthSystem is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information.

EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

Position Overview
We are currently seeking a Technical Specialist (MT) for our Laboratory Department located at Glenbrook Hospital. This is a full-time position and is benefits eligible. Hours will be scheduled on the 2nd shift, Monday thru Friday, from 2:45pm-11:15pm, with rotating weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities
In this role, you will:

  • Perform all testing functions of a Laboratory and Senior Laboratory Associate
  • Provide day to day supervision of laboratory personnel in specialty area as well as overall laboratory personnel supervision in the absence of the Director
  • Function as a resource in area of specialty for instrument troubleshooting and maintenance. Insure that all technical problems are resolved prior to patient's results being reported
  • Maintain adequate inventory for area of responsibility and troubleshoots supply problems

Qualifications
Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological, clinical laboratory science or medical technology program from an accredited institution
  • MT (ASCP) or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years of laboratory experience in high complexity testing

Click the following link to apply: https://eapplicant.northshore.org/psc/psapp/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL

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Section Chief-Full-time – Blood Bank | Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare

Seeking a supervisory technical expert in transfusion medicine to participate with the manager in 24/7 responsibility and accountability for delivery of quality patient care.
 
Must exhibit firm understanding of methodology along with troubleshooting both automated and clinical testing. Work as a technologist when necessary. Responsible for writing, reviewing and updating technical procedures and policies. Maintains a quality management system of consistent evaluation and improvement of services including all quality control and quality improvement initiatives. Ensures competency of staff through effective training and assessment. Accountable for review of work, interpretation or results, compliance with regulatory agencies, cost effective delivery of services, and staff scheduling.
 
Past experience should include leadership responsibilities along with excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills.
 
Requirements:

  • 4 years experience – Blood Bank Technologist
  • BS Degree
  • ASCP Certification

Preferred:
  • Specialist in Blood Bank Technology (SBB)
Expolore this link to find the job title and apply: http://emhccareers.org

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Medical Technologist – Bloodbank | The University of Chicago Medicine

Selected by U.S. News & World Report as one of the "Best Regional Hospitals," the University of Chicago Medicine is renowned as a leading academic medical center. Due to continued expansion and growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Medical Technologist – Blood Bank
 
In this role, you will be responsible for performing Blood Bank laboratory procedures on patient samples and donated blood. This includes serological testing, component preparation, inventory and inspection of blood products, patient problem resolutions, equipment and reagent quality control, and documentation of the work performed.
 
Job Requirements:

  • Must satisfy CLIA88 requirements for testing personnel for high complexity testing.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in clinical laboratory science or related field.
  • Certification in the following registries: Blood Bank Technologist(BB(ASCP)) or Medical Technologist, American Society of Clinical Pathologists (MT(ASCP)).
  • High degree of computer literacy, knowledge and ability to use laboratory/hospitals information systems is preferred.
  • Knowledge and ability to use automated and conventional laboratory equipment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to act in a professional manner with individuals at all levels.

Learn more about this position and apply at www.uchospitals.edu
 
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance-abuse testing.

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Part Time Reference Lab Technologist I - American Red Cross

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When you join the American Red Cross Blood Services team, your knowledge of specialized testing will help make a difference in the lives of patients in need each and every day. From antibody workups to ZZAP, you will provide full scale reference lab blood bank testing services to our partners in transfusion medicine. As part of a premier nationwide team for complex testing, this opportunity at the American Red Cross offers tremendous job growth and career advancement opportunities. We offer career advancement within and outside of laboratory sciences.

Key performance objectives include:

  • Go the extra mile – dig into the details on complex cases and have confidence in your ability to come up with the carefully thought out solutions for the patient
  • Embody a compliance mindset all day, every day to ensure that the tests you run meet rigorous standards
  • Actively collaborate with your team members to achieve timely, quality solutions for each patient
  • Contribute to a friendly and fun environment for co-workers & hospitals alike – give them a reason to come back for more
  • Help provide around the clock support to local hospitals and patients by working a flexible schedule that includes on-call hours
  • Be a model of professionalism and customer service while serving as an ambassador to the transfusion medicine community for the nation's largest not-for-profit blood banking organization
  • Proactively engage internal and external customers with your effective and timely communication skills.
Qualification for Technologist I, IRLs:
  • MT(ASCP) or BB(ASCP) /equivalent , bachelors degree with major in biological science or chemistry plus 3 years blood banking experience, or MLT (ASCP) certification plus 5 years laboratory experience required. MT (ASCP) and/or BB (ASCP) or equivalent desired. State license may be required where applicable.
  • Effective communication/interpersonal skills and excellent technical skills required. Computer skills a must. Must be able to work independently and demonstrate independent problem solving skills. Leadership skills. Provide training and guidance to new technologists and technicians.
  • Must be able to work a part-time position consisting of a weekend schedule & on-call shifts as needed. Full time schedule for training may be required.

If this sounds like the kind of challenge you've been waiting for, go to www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com to create profile and submit your application and/or use link below.
https://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt - Job ID 54868

A member of our recruiting team will review your materials promptly and will be in touch shortly regarding the next steps in our hiring process.
 
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Immunohematology Technologists – Heartland Blood Centers

1 Full-time position available
Evening shift with start times between 5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
 
Heartland Blood Centers is looking for medical technologists to join their team in the reference lab on the afternoon shift and night shifts. If you are looking for an opportunity to take on challenging blood bank antibody workups and would like to learn more advanced techniques, this is the job for you! You will play a critical role in providing suitable blood products to patients with complex needs in our affiliated hospitals. You will be part of the nationwide network for sharing rare units. If you are interested in preparing for the specialist exam, we have successfully mentored techs for their SBB exam. Continuing education is encouraged and we provide opportunities to our staff to attend workshops and teleconferences, as well as tuition reimbursement. We offer a competitive salary in addition to an applicable shift differential.
 
This position performs all advanced testing procedures on Immunohematology work including:

  • Antibody I.D.
  • Antigen typing / rare donor screening
  • Discrepancy resolution
  • Maintenance of the rare cells, sera, and product inventories
  • Freezing, deglycerolization, and washing of RBC and washed platelets
  • Offers input and technical advice to member hospitals based on experience and knowledge.
Requirements
  • MLT or MT (ASCP certified) and one year related specialized experience. Candidates must meet CLIA requirements for high complexity testing and may need to provide college transcripts for review.
  • Requires attention to detail, excellent customer service skills, effective written and verbal communication skills, and a positive, team-oriented attitude.

Instructions to Apply:
To apply email resume with cover letter indicating the position applying for to: jobs@hleartlandbc.org, or fax to: the attention of Human Resources at 630-892-4590, or mail to: Heartland Blood Centers, Attn: Human Resources, 1200 N. Highland Ave., Aurora, IL 60506.
 
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 
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Director Quality Assurance

As an independent not-for-profit blood center, Heartland Blood Centers (HBC) has partnered with donors to meet the needs of people in our local communities. Heartland Blood Centers supplies blood products to 57 local hospitals in a 12 county area including Kane, McHenry, DeKalb, Will, DuPage, Cook, Grundy, Kendall, Lee, Ogle and LaSalle counties in Illinois, and Lake county in Indiana. We operate under a volunteer donor system. . HBC also participates in a nationwide resource sharing program; standing ready to assist other parts of the country during severe blood shortages, national emergencies and increased demands by the armed services. Heartland works toward collecting more than 200,000 units of blood annually
 
This key Director position provides leadership and direction for developing, implementing, and executing quality assurance processes and practices that support the manufacture of FDA-regulated biologic (blood and tissue) products, CLIA regulated diagnostic testing, and other related regulated activities. The Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Director primary responsibility is to lead the QA/RA function and ensure that all activities meet regulatory requirements and result in high quality, safe, and effective products and services. In addition, the Director will be a member of the Quality Leadership team for a system of affiliates.
 
The successful candidate will effectively work with management and staff to foster a quality culture while promoting customer service, regulatory compliance, process effectiveness, and efficiency throughout the organization. The ideal candidate will have well-developed knowledge of current federal, state regulations, guidelines, accreditation and industry standards as well as cGMPs (current Good Manufacturing Practices) that pertain to the collection, manufacturing, and testing of blood products. Knowledge of standard operating procedures as well as operational processes for collecting, manufacturing, and testing blood products is required. Demonstrated experience functioning in a change agent role with the ability to influence others is a must. Candidates will possess the ability to effectively evaluate the effectiveness of corrective action, and have a clear understanding of validation, change control, and record retention. Excellent communication, critical thinking, collaborative team building skills are required for this role.
 
Successful candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in a scientific field from an accredited college or university. Additional consideration would be given for candidates with a Master degree in a scientific field, business, healthcare, or other related field. A minimum of five years experience in a regulated industry where change management, validation, and creation of standard operating procedures have been required and successfully implemented required. Experience participating and/or managing FDA site inspections required. The strongest candidate will have additional experience working with accreditation bodies, third party auditors, and notified bodies. At least five years' blood center management experience in quality and regulatory affairs is strongly preferred, as is manufacturing experience in an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9000 certified work environment.
 
Heartland Blood Centers offers a competitive salary and benefits package. We invite you to be part of our team and be rewarded for your commitment to quality.
 
To apply:
Email resume with cover letter indicating the position applying for to: jobs@hleartlandbc.org,
or fax to: the attention of Human Resources at 630-892-4590,
or mail to:
Heartland Blood Centers
Attn: Human Resources
1200 N. Highland Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506
 
We embrace and encourage diversity in our workforce
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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