0-1 years of experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Health Care & Medicine
Medical Technologist - Blood Bank- Gainesville
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UF Health Shands Hospital | Gainesville, FL
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Job Description

Job Opening Summary

Demonstrates a superior level of technical proficiency and problem-solving ability in such areas as (1) testing for blood group antigens, compatibility and complex antibody identification; (2) investigating abnormalities such as hemolytic disease of the newborn, hemolytic anemias and adverse responses to transfusion; (3) supporting physicians in transfusion therapy for patients with coagulopathies; and (4) providing compatibility testing and antibody titration studies for potential donor/recipients of progenitor cells, bone marrow and solid organ transplants. Performs serologic testing, component preparation and issue, computer documentation of work as well as quality control and preventive maintenance of equipment.

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Must possess a current Florida MT license or ASCP Certification as a Technologist in Immuno-hematology. Minimum of 1 years’ experience in a transfusion service/ reference laboratory performing complex and specialized serological tests preferred. Computer operational skills using a personal computer, laboratory system or other hospital information system preferred.

Motor Vehicle Operator Designation:
Employees in this position:

Will not operate vehicles for an assigned business purpose

NOTE: A frequent driver is defined as one who uses his/her personal or Shands automobile a) at least once daily, b) at least five individual trips per week or c) drives, on average, over 150 miles per week in the performance of his/her job. Please indicate the appropriate operator designation on the Request for Personnel (RFP) form at the time a RFP is submitted to post the position.

Must have a current Florida MT license or ASCP Certification as a Technologist in Immunohematology. Must obtain security clearance via a FBI criminal background check; if not, the position is automatically forfeited.


About UF Health Shands Hospital

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital has been recognized among the nation’s best hospitals in nine adult medical specialties. Overall, UF Health Shands Hospital was recognized as the top hospital in Florida. In addition to being ranked among the nation’s top 50 hospitals in nine specialties, UF Health Shands Hospital also was listed as “high performing” in seven specialties, including abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, colon cancer surgery, hip replacement, knee replacement, lung cancer surgery, heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.