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, and Radiology.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Clinical Lab Technologist.
The Blood Bank technologists responsibility is to comply with the NYUHC mission statement and provide safe and timely transfusion for all NYUHC patients by carrying out NYUHC 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 CEUs per year
Performs other duties as assigned.
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.
Demonstrates knowledge of facilities and se afety in Blood Banking including biological, chemical, radiation safety, and waste stream management. Complies with hospital and departmental standards.
Internal/External Assessments. Participates as directed in corrective action plans; preventive action planning, and quality monitoring activities.
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.
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 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 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.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Technology from a program registered by the NYS Department of Education or Bachelor's Degree in the major of biology, chemistry or physical sciences from an accredited college or university. One (1) year in a clinical laboratory (completion of an internship program at a qualified institution is acceptable). License 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 the Clinical Laboratory Technology Practice Act. Effective communication and interpersonal skills required..
Required Licenses: Clinical Lab Technologist-NYS
Preferred Qualifications: Familiar with Hemocare, work experience in a large volume hospital, ASCP, NCA, BB, or SBB credentials preferred
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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 is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.