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Specialty Lab Tech III - Cellular Therapy (2p-10p)

Company: Versiti
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Job Description:

Versiti was founded with the belief that together, our bloodcenters can better serve patients' urgent need for life-saving healthcare. Welove what we do, and we're looking for passionate individuals to join theVersiti family. We foster a diverse environment that affirms each employee'sdignity and worth, and we offer a chance to work with a team of compassionatepeople who provide lifesaving blood to our communities on a daily basis.Whatyou can expect in this position:Under the direction of the Manager, Cellular Therapy Laboratory,qualifies donors, processes cellular therapy products for cryopreservation andthaws and delivers cellular therapy products for infusion.Whatyou will do:The essential duties and responsibilities include the following.Other duties may be assigned.Demonstrates our core values: Safety - Integrity - Service Stewardship - TeamworkActively participates in continuous improvement through 6S, valuestream mapping exercises, identifying and eliminating waste, problem solvingand participating in kaizen events, and focusing on value added activities forMichigan Blood.Writes and reviews SOPs to meet regulatory requirements of writtenstandard operating procedures.Performs training of new staff and new proceduresEvaluates new methods, method changes, or problems, as required,to ensure that continuous process improvement is being addressed.Responsible for drafting cellular therapy product reports. Assesses and prepares NMDP Apheresis products for shipment.Participates in three hours of continuing education activity eachyear.Additional duties as assignedWhenyou will work?To serve our community, you will work 2pm-10pmWhat's in it for you?Complete insurance coverage - medical, dental, vision, life401(k) with company matchGenerous paid time offWellness programOur Mission: We are Blood Health Innovators who enhance lives throughdiscovery, diagnosis, and treatment.Our Vision:We will expand the frontiers of patient health through theintegration of science, medicine, and service.Whatyou will need:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able toperform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below arerepresentative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions.EducationFifth year college or university program certificate (MedicalTechnology training). ASCP or equivalentcertification as a Medical Technologist preferred.ExperienceAt least one year of related experience and/or training; orequivalent combination of education and experience.Skills and KnowledgeAbility to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals,professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, businesscorrespondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions fromgroups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability andstatistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry andtrigonometry. Ability to apply conceptssuch as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concretevariables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability tointerpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, orschedule form.The employee is continuously exposed to blood, body fluids, and/orother potentially infectious materials. The employee is frequently exposed toextreme temperatures, physical hazards, and risk of radiation and/or electricalshock. The employee is occasionally exposed to respiratory hazards. Theemployee is rarely exposed to the public and/or donors. Protective equipment,such as a lab coat, gloves, safety glasses, and face mask may be required whileperforming the essential duties of this position. The noise level in the workenvironment is usually moderate (light traffic, computers, printers, etc.).Evening and weekend work are frequentlyrequired. Evening and weekend work may vary based on the individualstaffing needs of the department.This person must have the ability to work independently withminimum supervision; multi-task; work with confidential information; and workunder high stress or pressure situations and with tight deadlines.This person must possess a high level of organization anddetail-oriented skill; professional demeanor and projection of appropriateprofessional image; and excellent phone skills and customer service skills.Must be able to comply and follow regulatorystandards. Must be able to work in a highly structured work environment, beflexible, and be able to work independently or in a group setting.Tools and TechnologyBasic computer skills required. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products, such as Word, Excel andOutlook.Ability to maintain simple databases, create basic documents andspreadsheets.PHYSICALREQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONSWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee iscontinuously (over 2/3 of the time) required to hear.The employee frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) is required tosit; stand; walk; bend and/or kneel; push, pull, and/or twist; lift and/orcarry up to 50lbs; use fine dexterity; and talk.The employee is occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time) required tosquat, balance, and/or crawl; climb heights; reach above shoulder level; walkup stairs.Specific vision abilities required by this job include being ableto read documents, read computer screen, observe work space, and be able toidentify and distinguish colors.AdditionalInformation:The hiring process will consist of a phone and in-personinterview, background checks and drug test screening. Please apply if you arewilling to participate in this process.Equal Opportunity Employer. This company will provide equalopportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteranstatus.Thedescription of this position reflects the current assignment of essentialfunctions and is not meant to be all-inclusive or in any way construed as anemployment contract. Duties and responsibilities may be assigned orreassigned to this position at any time and may be modified to reasonablyaccommodate an individual with a disability or for other reasons solely atmanagement's discretion

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