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    Chicago, IL 60602
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Vitalant formerly LifeSource

    This Position Must be a MLT -completed the lab -MLT Program and have an Associates Degree

    This Position will Train on Day Shift-This is a 2nd Shift Evening Position

    Under general supervision, this position is responsible for component production, labeling, record review, quarantine, training, and high complexity testing.


    • Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Is responsible for bringing compliance issues to the attention of management.
    • Assures quality customer service to all customers.
    • Maintains accurate records and documentation.
    • Assists with training.
    • Performs record review as assigned.
    • Performs moderate complexity testing (e.g. CMV testing, Hgb S testing and operation of a cell counter).
    • Performs preventive maintenance on equipment. Notifies appropriate personnel if additional service is needed.
    • Performs quarantine as required.
    • Assists in reconciliation of reports.
    • Performs high complexity testing (e.g., antigen screens, antibody ID, and cross match).
    • Performs all other duties as assigned.



    • Associate's degree in laboratory science or medical laboratory technology required.
    • MLT required (or must pass test within 6 months) or CLIA equivalent required.

    Licenses/ Certifications

    • MLT required (or must pass test within 6 months) or CLIA equivalent required.
    • State license, as required by regulations, required.


    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Must be detail oriented and possess strong communication, organization, analytical, and decision making skills and be able to comprehend and apply clinical laboratory procedures and theory.
    • Must be able to maintain donor, patient and employee confidentiality.
    • Must possess basic keyboarding skills and the ability to handle and operate laboratory equipment.
    • Must be able to work flexible shifts and overtime when necessary.

    Blood Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.


    Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail toaccommodation@bloodsystems.org or call 1-844-220-2612 to let us know the nature of your request. A representative will respond to accommodation requests within two business days. Please note that this email/phone number is for medical/disability accommodations only and any other inquiries will not receive a response.

    Please see the below information about applicant rights and our commitment to compliance:

    All candidates who receive a conditional written offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test in accordance with the Company's established guidelines.
    Posting ID: 572512630Posted: 2020-09-08