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Med Tech II (Blood Bank) - Plainsboro, NJ - Day shift (Full-time)

Job ID: 147798
Category: Medical Laboratory/Pathology
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Aug 16, 2022
Work Schedule: Day Shift

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

The Blood Bank Lab at Penn Medicine Princeton Health is searching for a part-time Med Tech in Plainsboro, NJ. Join our team of educated, knowledgeable professionals in an environment that supports growth, learning, and professional development. Our Lab does streamlined automation and electronic cross-matching. We use software that assists with antibody identification. Additionally, we transfuse about 250 products per month, and have an occasional Massive Transfusion Protocol or Neonatal transfusion. We test about 1,000 samples per month, including about 50 Antibody Identifications per month.



Position Summary:
Assist Department Section Supervisor in providing laboratory services to meet the needs of patients as ordered by the Medical Staff and performed in accordance with accepted standards and practices; as needed direct, supervise, and coordinate functions and activities in assigned divisions of the clinical laboratories.

Some job functions and duties will include, but are not limited to:
• As needed, assist the Laboratory Section Supervisor in a variety of tasks relating to division operations, i.e. CAP testing, NACCL’s procedure, writing, etc.
• Review and monitor test findings obtained by laboratory personnel, check validity and accuracy of results in conjunction with CAP and HGFA requirements
• Do quality control and take appropriate action to insure variation in test results and standards are within acceptable quality control ranges
• Perform directly or assist staff technologists and technicians in performance of difficult or unusual studies and procedures. Act as a resource to laboratory and medical staff.

Minimum Requirements:

Education

• Bachelor’s degree in chemical, biological or laboratory science/medical technology science - required
• Minimum of five years’ recent experience in blood banking - required

Licensure, Certification or Registration Requirements:
• MT (ASCP or NCA), MLS(ASCP), or previously qualified as Medical Technologist prior to 2/28/92 under 42CFR493.1427 (3/14/90)

Specialized Skills & Knowledge Requirements:
• Proven ability to work with related complex automated instrumentation
• Proven managerial skills.
• Good oral, written communication and computer skills.
• Required to function with complex automated instrumentation and report results in writing and by telephone.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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