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LCMC Health Reg. Medical Technologist BLOOD BANK in New Orleans, Louisiana

Touro Infirmary has been in the vanguard of medical excellence for 167 years. As one of New Orleans most enduring monuments, Touro Infirmary stands for stability. Tens of thousands of babies have been born here, and we've treated more than a million people. Our modern facilities utilize the latest technology. Touro offers a full range of services including emergency services, preventive diagnostics, surgical care, women’s services, cardiology, cancer treatment, rehabilitation, imaging, orthopedics, stroke care and more. In its history, Touro Infirmary has cared for generations of New Orleanians. Our patients and the community can count on our ongoing commitment the health and wellbeing for generations to come.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Performs clinical laboratory testing as requested by physicians. Evaluates and reports data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • 1-2 years clinical lab experience or recent graduate of accredited MT program.

  • Knowledge of acceptable medical laboratory testing theory and techniques and the ability to apply them. Knowledge of laboratory standards set forth by CAP, JCAHO, CLIA, CMS, OSHA, AABB and CLSI.

  • Ability to perform a wide range of routine to complex medical laboratory tests, procedures and analyses and ability to interpret patient test results. Ability to multitask. Basic operation skills of Laboratory Information System. Must be able to work weekends and holidays. May be required to work any shift as needed.

  • Must be licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners as a CLS - Generalist or as a CLS - Specialist

    Preferred:

  • 3-5+ years experience in Blood Bank/transfusion service

  • Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) certification is a plus. MT (ASCP) eligible or equivalent. B.S. degree from accredited college, university or equivalent.

  • Ability to solve moderately complex antibody problems.

    This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Touro Infirmary reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.

    Touro Infirmary is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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