Clinical Laboratory Specialist – 3rd Shift

The Community Blood Center is looking for a Clinical Laboratory Specialist to join our lab team!

The Clinical Lab Specialist is responsible for the performance of a variety of laboratory procedures involved in component preparation, labeling, storage, distribution, and component quality control. Also responsible for performing selected laboratory testing processes as needed.

Schedule: Monday – Thursday, 8:30pm – 7:00am


  • Performs duties as described in the Component Technician job description as applicable.
  • Performs selected laboratory testing as required.
  • Performs required equipment maintenance and QC on a timely basis.
  • Responsible for performance of product quality control and evaluates products found to fail quality control.
  • Boxes recovered components in the appropriate shipments as applicable.
  • Prepares, stores, labels, ships, filters and irradiates blood components as applicable.
  • May be responsible for delivery of blood to local customers on an as needed emergency backup basis.
  • Monitors and evaluates temperature recording devices.
  • Checks computer data entry, work-lists, and component inventories for accuracy and completeness.
  • Responsible for the performance of bacterial inoculation or pathogen reduction of apheresis platelet samples as required by applicable regulations and SOPs.
  • Maintains a neat clean work area.
  • Adequately performs proficiency survey samples and competency assessments.
  • Appropriately separates and packages biohazard waste.
  • Accountable for the economical use of materials and the proper use of equipment while performing duties and responsibilities.
  • Complies with all policies and procedures as outlined in the CBC Employee Handbook, CBC SOPs or directives.
  • Maintains current level of job-related skills by attending staff meetings, inservices and training sessions, and reading publications.


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in biology or related science, a MLT degree with certification, or meet the CLIA requirements for moderate to high complexity testing.
  • Must be: able to follow and perform procedures; organized, careful of details, and be able to follow directions with accuracy; cordial in dealings with fellow employees and customers.
  • Must have good telephone and interpersonal skills.
  • Must work with moderate to loud fluctuating noise levels.
  • Requires high degree of acute vision, standing, walking, moderate amounts of lifting, carrying and bending.
  • Must maintain a neat clean work area, and present a neat and clean appearance, dressing professionally. Exposed to potentially infectious agents, electrical equipment, and needles.
  • Employee may occasionally be required to lift objects or materials weighing up to 60 pounds.

Submit your application today to be considered for this position:

The Community Blood Center

4406 W. Spencer St.

Appleton, WI 54914

The Community Blood Center is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer