Specialists (Clinical and Non-Clinical)
Transfusion Services
10 Hour Shift
Rancho Mirage, CA
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  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.

    • Performs, verifies and reports laboratory tests. Supervises and verifies work of non-licensed personnel. Performs Lab Assistant and Lab Technical Aide responsibilities as required. Provides appropriate education for staff and students.

  • Reports to

    • Assigned Supervisor

  • Supervises

    • Lab Technical Aides, Lab Assistants, and student technologists

  • Ages of Patients

    • Neonate/ Infant

    • Pediatric

    • Adolescent

    • Adult

    • Geriatric

  • Blood Borne Pathogens

    • High Potential

  • Qualifications

    • Education

      • Required: CA approved equivalencyof CLS

      • Preferred: BS and 12 month internshipat school of med technology

    • Licensure/Certification

      • Required: CA state CLS license

    • Experience

      • One or more years working in a hospital laboratory

  • Essential Responsibilities

    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.

    • Performs and verifies laboratory section testing in accordance with established procedures within acceptable turnaround time

    • Produces accurate clinical laboratory test results

    • Assists in ordering, maintaining, and restocking of supplies

    • Answers telephone and responds to questions or directs call to appropriate individual

    • Utilizes Laboratory Information System as appropriate

    • Disinfects and maintains work areas as needed

    • Performs proficiency testing as assigned

    • Complies with hospital and Laboratory safety policies and procedures

    • Supervises and verifies non-licensed personnel’s work

    • Performs or verifies quality control, calibration of instruments, and validation of instruments and/or procedures

    • Performs instrument maintenance

    • Monitors daily safety checks and temp logs

    • Disinfects and maintains orderly/organized work environment

    • Performs other duties as necessary

    • Performs ABO and Rh typing, antibody screening, and crossmatching, and enters results accurately into computer

    • Performs routine antibody identification, and antigen screening as necessary

    • Performs emergency blood release when required

    • Performs antibody elutions and adsorptions, as indicated.

    • Irradiates blood when required. Modifies component in computer and verifies label before issue.

    • Works-up suspected transfusion reactions and enters appropriate orders and results into computer.

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