Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Published
July 11, 2024
Location
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Job Type

Description

MLT/MT/MLS -Blood Bank

  • Location Spartanburg, SC
  • Facility Spartanburg Medical Center
  • Department Lab-Transfusion Services
  • Schedule - Shift - Hours Full-Time - Days - M-Th 8:30a-7p
  • Job Category Clinical Technicians
  • Salary Job Grade 021
  • Req #: 60278

Summary

Position Summary

A MLT II Blood Bank performs various quantitative and qualitative clinical laboratory studies to comply with physician requests for analyses of blood specimens in order to provide data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and to provide safe and timely blood products for patient transfusion.  A MLT II Blood Bank must follow established laboratory standards, practices, and procedures, understands, and complies with the Behavior Standards and department policies, procedures and regulations.

Minimum Requirements

Education

  • Associate degree in a laboratory related science with completion of an approved technical training program or equivalent experience, which must include training in transfusion services.

 

Experience

  • 0-1 year

 

License/Registration/Certifications       

  • MLT registry through an approved certifying agency (ASCP/ NCA).
  • Or CLA (ASCP) internally recognized as meeting MLT II job requirements (occurred in the early 1980).

Preferred Requirements

Preferred Education

  • N/A

Preferred Experience

  • N/A

 

Preferred License/Registration/Certifications   

  • N/A

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Must be able to provide and understand the specific communication, developmental and treatment needs of patients, families, and visitors ranging in age from fetus to geriatric.
  • Must be able to make decisions and use appropriate judgment about sample collection, specimen handling, specimen acceptance, patient testing, follow-up testing, result reporting, component acceptance, component testing, component issuance and/or return, and component discard.
  • Must be able to operate instrumentation and interpret reportable results; perform instrument maintenance, troubleshooting, and quality control.
  • Must be able to maintain accurate records and reporting of test results with the knowledge of critical values.
  • Must be able to remain calm and to effectively communicate to diffuse stressful situations while maintaining patient safety requirements.
  • Must be able to perform accurately and efficiently in highly stressful life and death situations.
  • Must be able to prioritize and multi-task with high workloads.
  • Must possess ability to withstand the stress and demands of an active position
  • Must possess manual dexterity, good eye-hand coordination, adequate vision and hearing.
  • Must possess ability to perform accurately and efficiently in any situation.
  • Must possess ability to cooperate as a team member with positive interactions.
  • Must be able to work as a team member, demonstrating good interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to communicate professionally with physicians, management, and associates.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality of work-related information.
  • While these standards are intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.

Additional Information

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) offers a full spectrum of services through six hospital campuses: Spartanburg Medical Center, Spartanburg Medical Center — Mary Black Campus, Pelham Medical Center, Cherokee Medical Center, Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care and Union Medical Center. SRHS also includes Ellen Sagar Nursing Center and Woodruff Manor. SRHS provides unparalleled cancer care through Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute, with locations in Spartanburg, Greer, Union and Gaffney. The multidisciplinary Medical Group of the Carolinas has more than 600 physicians across Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina. SRHS employs more than 9,000 associates and offers outpatient surgery centers and a Level I Trauma Center.

Founded on Aug. 29, 1921, as Spartanburg General Hospital, Spartanburg Regional celebrates over 100 years of excellence.

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