American Red Cross Laboratory Technician in Farmington, Connecticut

Job Description:

Job Description

Laboratory Hours are Monday - Friday 9:00am - Midnight and Saturdays 10:00am - 9:00pm. Must be able to work any 7 1/2 hour shift, 5 days during those hours. Days and hours are subject to change.

As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We provide almost half of the nation's blood supply, as well as humanitarian relief at home and abroad. We turn compassion into action through the care we provide our blood donors, and the spirit of service we share with our colleagues. Learn more about the life-saving impact our employees have in their communities in this short video:

If you share our passion for helping people, then join us in this excellent career opportunity.

In this entry level position you will:

·Initiates, record, check for completeness, file and retrieve Lab records as defined by protocol or as requested;

·Prepare blood components and other blood products from whole blood, as defined by protocol.

·Affixes labels for product identification including product name, whole blood number, or other labels which may be required as defined by protocol or as required;

·Disposes of used or unsuitable blood products and specimens in accordance with protocol or as required;

·Must adhere to all regulatory requirements;

·Performs other duties as assigned or required related to collection, processing and final disposition of blood products.

The ideal candidates will posses:

·High School Degree

·Ability to follow direction and work in a high productivity environment.

·Strong attention to detail.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment.