Senior Laboratory Technical Specialist - Blood Bank

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 

Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Evening
Hours: Evening

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Responsible to perform complex laboratory tests used in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, and to perform key sectional responsibilities including monitoring the Quality Control Program.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science MT (ASCP) MLS (ASCP) or applicable certification plus 2 years job related experience.

NOTE: An individual with an Associate's Degree and who is certified as a MLT (ASCP) and who has 4 years laboratory experience will be considered in circumstances where accreditation guidelines and/or regulations do not conflict. (Ex: ASHI guidelines do not allow us to consider an MLT for a senior technical specialist role in HLA).

Applicants trained outside of the United States must provide documentation of equivalency evaluation of their education and training to ensure it is equivalent to CLIA requirements. The equivalency evaluations will be performed by a nationally recognized organization. Ex. National Association Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES), the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). The applicant is responsible for paying the cost of the equivalency evaluation.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

Good customer service and communication skills required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Able to stand and walk frequently; sit constantly.
Able to lift/carry 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally.
Able to push/pull 0-50 lbs occasionally.
Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly.
Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.

Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.

 

 

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report.  This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

 

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Union: Non Bargained