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Production, Distribution & QC Technician – Weekends

The Community Blood Center is hiring a Production, Distribution & QC Technician to join our Laboratory team!

The Production, Distribution and QC Technician 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: 37.5 hours/week, Friday – Sunday from 6:00am – 6:30pm

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

  • Prepares high quality components, filters, stores, labels, ships, and irradiates blood components as applicable.
  • Performs required equipment maintenance and QC on a timely basis. 
  • Prepares recovered components for shipments. 
  • 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. 
  • Performs selected laboratory testing as required. 
  • Responsible for performance of product quality control and assists with evaluating products found to fail quality control. 
  • Responsible for the performance of bacterial inoculation or pathogen reduction of apheresis platelets as required by applicable regulations and SOPs. 
  • Ability to perform rWBC counts for QC as eligible per CLIA requirements for high complexity testing. 
  • Adequately performs proficiency survey samples and competency assessments. 
  • Maintains a neat and clean work area, and presents a neat and clean appearance, dressing professionally. 
  • 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.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Associate Degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology program preferred.
  • Must meet the CLIA requirements to perform moderate to high complexity testing.  
  • Knowledge of medical terminology desirable. 
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to follow and perform procedures with accuracy and attentive to detail.   
  • Skilled in accurate documentation with emphasis on detail.   
  • High level of assessment skills.   
  • Must have good telephone and interpersonal 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.    
  • 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/8026.careers?ApplyToJob=302185601

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