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Product QC Technician

The Community Blood Center is hiring a Product QC Technician to join our lab team!

The Product QC Technician is responsible for the performance of a variety of laboratory procedures involved in component preparation, labeling, storage, testing, and quality control.

Hours and Schedule:

32 hours/week; Monday-Thursday PMs, with rotating Sunday day shift

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned):

  • Responsible for the daily performance of bacterial inoculation or pathogen reduction of apheresis platelet samples as required by applicable regulations and SOPs.
  • Responsible for performance of product quality control testing and performing this quality control testing in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for maintenance and proper functioning (calibration, troubleshooting) of the Hematology Analyzer, Flow Cytometer, PR Illuminators, and other QC equipment necessary for daily use.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate completion of computer data entry, review of work, and competency and proficiency performance.
  • Evaluates products that fail to meet acceptable quality control results.
  • Assists other departments as needed with the preparation, storage, labeling, and filtering of blood components.
  • Assists as needed, with the training of new staff or new procedures.
  • Maintains a neat, clean work area.
  • 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 inservices and training sessions and reading publications.
  • Attends staff meetings, mandatory CBC inservices, continuing education programs and other meetings as required.

JOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education:    

To meet CLIA requirements for high complexity testing, individual must have earned an Associate Degree in a Laboratory Science or Medical Laboratory Technology program from an accredited institution, or have education and laboratory training that meets the specifics of 42 CFR 493.1489.

Experience:    Knowledge of medical terminology desired.

Skills:

  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills
  • Able to follow and perform procedures with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Skilled in accurate documentation with emphasis on detail
  • High level of assessment skills
  • Able to work with moderate to fluctuating loud 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.
  • May be exposed to potentially infectious agents, electrical equipment, and needles.
  • Employee may occasionally be required to lift objects or materials weighing up to 50 pounds.

Submit your application to be considered for this position: https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/K1100.careers?ApplyToJob=235235587

The Community Blood Center

4406 W. Spencer St.

Appleton, WI 54914

www.communityblood.org

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