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American Red Cross HLA Lab Technologist (ASCP MT, MLS or CLS) in Dedham, Massachusetts

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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?

Job Description:

Are you seeking a full-time opportunity that makes a difference? Are you passionate about meeting new people? Do you want to have an impact in your community, across the country, and around the world? If your answer is "yes", then we invite you to become a HLA Technologist for the American Red Cross!

This position is represented by a union contract.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Performs serological, molecular and immunological procedures that include but are not limited to DNA extraction, PCR amplification, sequence based typing, probe hybridization/detection, cytotoxic crossmatching, ELISA assays and other procedures as defined.

-Performs quality control, daily equipment maintenance and refrigeration checks as directed.

-Maintains neat and accurate records. Recognizes, reports and resolves discrepant conditions and brings them to the attention of the laboratory supervisor.

-Assists in evaluating and implementing new laboratory techniques and/or procedures.

-Maintains a neat and orderly work area.

-Orders and prepares reagents; performs reagent Quality Control.

-Participates and/or assists in laboratory education and training. Attends continuing education programs.

-Provides excellent customer service both internally and externally.

-Complies with state and federal regulations, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR's) Blood Services Directives (BSD's) American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Standards, American Society of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Standards (ASHI) and New England Region policies and procedures.

-Meets performance and productivity standards.

-Communicates with hospital or transfusion facility personnel to report patient findings and/or receive orders.

-Reviews and interprets final results; prepares reports, written or electronic.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

(a) Bachelor's degree and MT (ASCP) or CLS (NCA) certification;

OR

Bachelor's degree and CHT (ABHI) or CHS (ABHI) certification;

OR

(c) Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of previous HLA experience or molecular genetics laboratory experience, preferably including DNA extractions, PCR amplification, probe hybridization/detection or DNA sequencing

Comprehensive knowledge of basic computer skills preferred.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

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.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.

To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights

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Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

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.

Interested in Volunteering?

Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.

Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.

To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights

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