Mount Sinai Careers

Clinical Laboratory Technologist - Blood Bank - Per Diem

New York, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:

Perform technical and clerical functions and duties necessary for achieving the department’s objective. The Blood Bank’s objective is to serve optimally as a provider of blood products and/or diagnostic test results necessary in support of the practice of Transfusion Medicine.


  • Verification of patient name, medical records number, and date of birth on specimen and test request slip
  • ABO and Rh typing and Antibody Screening
  • Daily quality control of reagents
  • Resolution of blood grouping discrepancies
  • Perform compatibility testing in accordance with current approved procedures
  • Perform high complexity testing, e.g., antibody identification, titration, elution, etc.
  • Prepare blood for Organ Transplantation, Surgical Cases, Inpatient, and Outpatient transfusions
  • Perform procedures necessary to separate and preserve the various components of whole blood
  • Logging in all blood components in accordance with current approved procedures
  • Preparation of special products, component modification, and label verification
  • Assist the supervisor in the quality control of Reagents, Equipment (heating blocks, centrifuges, refrigerators, etc.), and Blood Components
  • Performs and reports assigned analytical tests, including high complexity tests on biological specimens, in a timely, efficient, and accurate manner in compliance with documented laboratory procedures.
  • Maintains a safe and efficient working environment by performing equipment checks, cleaning work area, and monitoring temperatures in accordance with regulatory agencies and hospital policies.
  • Enters test results into the Laboratory Information System for standardized report to be generated for physicians review and interpretation.
  • Informs appropriate personnel of department supply needs ensuring uninterrupted testing.
  • Attends various meetings regarding safety and quality control issues to keep informed of current lab and hospital safety policies
Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology or related field
  • NY State DOE Clinical Laboratory Technologist 

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
 
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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