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Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center


West Islip, NY, United States

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Web Site: https://jobs.chsli.org/goodsam

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IMMUNOHEMATOLOGIST


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Category:

Hematology Manager & Supervisor

Title:

IMMUNOHEMATOLOGIST

Location:

NY 
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Employment Type:

Full time
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Job Description:

IMMUNOHEMATOLOGIST
 Long Island City, NY * Full Time
 
At New York Blood Center, one of the most comprehensive blood centers in the world, our focus is on cultivating excellence by merging cutting-edge innovation with diligent customer service, groundbreaking research, and comprehensive program and service development. Join us as we work towards meeting and exceeding the growing needs of our diverse communities, further our lifesaving strategic goals in a rapidly changing environment, and expand our impact on the local, national, and global communities we serve.
 
As a key member of our team, you will perform complex serological investigations on samples from a patient population that is ethnically diverse sensitized, and generally transfusion-dependent (e.g. patients with cancer, sickle cell disease, AIDS). You will also conduct complex serological investigations research projects as well as providing guidance and oversight to lower level Immunohematologists.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Testing patient and donor samples received for consultation.
  • Performing moderate to complex immunohematology techniques.
  • Reporting findings to appropriate staff, providing interim reports as needed.
  • Writing clear and accurate reports under a strict time limit.
  • Monitoring the inventory and distribution of antigen-negative donor blood.
  • Entering and maintaining data and records in computerized systems and in handwritten format, and generating reports from the data.
  • Performing quality control and proficiency testing.
 
Requirements include:
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred)
  • Ability to meet NYS Department of Education Licensing requirements for Clinical Lab Technologists
  • MT (ASCP) SBB or equivalent education and Certification satisfactory to the Lab Director
  • 5+ years’ experience in transfusion service, including at least 2 years’ experience in immunohematology problem solving
  • Ability to work independently and without direct supervision
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the ABO, Rh, MNS, Kell, Duffy, Kidd blood group systems
  • Awareness of the over 350 antigens of other 23 blood group systems and specific terminology
  • Knowledge of current immnohematological and Transfusion Medicine practices
  • Cognitive problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate complex information to hospital blood bank laboratorians  and physicians
  • PC proficiency and excellent oral/written communication and multitasking skills
 
We offer a competitive salary, dynamic work atmosphere, and a comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please apply online using the links provided below:
 
https://careers-nybloodcenter.icims.com/jobs/1535/immunohematologist-ii/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=820&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240
 
 
NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER
www.nybloodcenter.org
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Job ID:

30560