Blood Bank Technologist - Hospital in Iraq

General Information

Job Type:
Health Care/ Pharmaceutical
Date Posted:
Nov 24, 2021
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


For a new hospital in Iraq:

Job Title: Blood Bank Technologist
Job Location: Iraq

Job Brief: The hospital is looking for a professional and experienced Blood Bank Technologist to join its team. Specialists in blood bank technology perform both routine and specialized tests in blood donor centers, transfusion services, reference laboratories and research facilities.

Job Responsibilities
• Conducts quality laboratory testing and result reporting.
• Ensures that results are reported in compliance with the goals and standards of the department, hospital and applicable accrediting organizations
• Accurately identifies each patient specimen and testing orders and ensures results are accurate and reported in a timely manner.
• Ensures specimen integrity and identification and resolves specimens not meeting testing criteria.
• Identifies and resolves pending specimen results from laboratory information system for assigned departments.
• Reports pertinent information to the physician, patient care area or supervisor (e.g., panic values, instrument malfunctions, delay in testing, reagent or supply depletion).
• Notes “dates opened” and “expiration dates” on reagents, controls, etc., and uses reagents and controls only to their expiration dates.
• Maintains cleanliness of work areas and keeps work areas Organizational and stocked.
• Follows safety procedures and utilizes all safety devices and personal protective equipment per protocol.
• Follows troubleshooting procedures to correct deficiencies or problems as they occur with instruments and equipment.
• Ensures instrument operation and results are reliable and performs maintenance checks, startups, and shut downs as assigned or required.
• Answers the telephone, greets customers and provides consult and technical support to the physicians, phlebotomists and nursing staff.
• Follows quality control policy and ensures controls are within acceptable limits before patient results are reported.
• Documents quality control and out of range results in an appropriate manner.

Job Specifications
• Bachelor Degree in Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences and Medical Technology preferred.
• At Least 1 year of experience as Blood Bank Technologist
• Work requires finger dexterity and eye hand coordination to operate a computer keyboard at a moderate skill level.
• Ability to work at a fast pace and to prioritize multiple assignments/projects and respond to numerous requests
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

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