NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital at NYU Langone Health is one of the nation's leading orthopedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopedic program in New York City. The hospital is consistently ranked among the leading orthopedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Clinical Lab Technologist in the Labs Phlebotomy Department. To qualify a Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Technology form a program registered by the NYS Department of Education or Bachelor's Degree in the major biology, chemistry or physical sciences from an accredited college or university. Licensed as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist by the State of New York based on the Special Provision of the Regulations of the Commissioner in accordance with Clinical Laboratory Technology Practice Act required. Familiar with Hemocare, work experience in a large volume hospital, ASCP, NCA, BB, or SBB credentials preferred. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
In this role, the Blood Bank technologist responsibility is to comply with the NYULMC mission statement and provide safe and timely transfusion for all NYULMC patients by carrying out transfusion technology processes according to established standards contained in the Blood Bank Quality Assurance Plan and Self Assessment (BBQAPSA) program. The technologist is required to maintain professional currency in the field by attending in-service and CE programs that provide a minimum of 4 CEU's per year. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Demonstrates knowledge of Blood Bank Quality Assurance Plan Self Assessment (BBQAPSA) including the ten BB organizational standards known as Quality System Essentials based on the current AABB standards.
Demonstrates core knowledge of Process Control functions and is able to safely and successfully control the related processes of: blood acquisition, storage, distribution, pre- transfusion compatibility testing, blood dispensing, adverse reaction management and component modification.
Demonstrates knowledge of Documents and Records: uses computer systems to conduct patient, donor, tissue (stem cells) testing and processing activities recognizing and safeguarding the control functions of the systems designed to protect blood donors and recipients. Understands, respects and maintains other work records, including record retention requirements, as set forth in the AABB Standards and in the NYUMC BBQAPSA.
Demonstrates knowledge and awareness of Blood Bank (BB) Deviation, Non-conformance and Complications. Successfully intervenes to prevent product non-conformance and its possible consequences including: fatal donor and recipient transfusion reactions; transfusion reaction (TX RCT) detection and resolution; reporting, and evaluation of donor or recipient complications.
Internal/External Assessments. Participates as directed in corrective action plans; preventive action planning, and quality monitoring activities.
Demonstrates knowledge of Facilities and Safety in Blood Banking including biological, chemical, radiation safety, and waste stream management. Complies with hospital and departmental standards.
Satellite laboratory/Support Laboratory and HJD BB. Is competent to perform all laboratory donor processes, inventory management, patient testing, blood dispensing, and information systems processes in all workstations and may be assigned to any of the sites under NYU HC Blood Bank management at any time.
Performs other duties as assigned.
NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital at NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.