Technical Specialist - Blood Bank - Gainesville - Relo Assistance Available
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Join the University of Florida Health team in Gainesville to enjoy our world-class clinical reputation, climate, quality of life, and no state income taxes! Our nationally recognized organization is rapidly growing and adding to our team of talented individuals in a full array of career areas.
The University of Florida Shands Hospital is hiring a Technical Specialist - Blood Bank in Gainesville, Florida.
The University of Florida Shands Hospital is recognized by Becker's Hospital Review as one of the 100 Top Hospitals, by Forbes as One of America's Best Employers, and by Indeed as #20 on the list of 25 top-rated workplaces: Best Hospitals. Our Magnet-designated facility offers not only world-class patient care, but also outstanding research and education opportunities to its employees.
UF Health Shands provides the following core benefits:
Medical Insurance (EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON DATE OF HIRE)
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Employee Life and AD&D Insurance (effective the first day of the month after employment)
Paid Time Off (accrues bi-weekly based on hours worked and years of service)
Employee Assistance Plan
Tuition Reimbursement (available after six months of employment)
The Technical Specialist oversees technical operations in the clinical lab, including administrative and technical support of laboratory operations, problem resolution, technical development and procedure implementation, purchasing, etc. Supervises collection of patient specimens, accessioning, and preparation of specimens for analysis. Performs analytical procedures when required. Responsible for Quality Assurance functions, including data collection, analysis and reporting. Assumes operational responsibility during Manager's absence.
Bachelor Degree in Medical Technology;
or Bachelor Degree in a physical, chemical or biological science, and five years' experience/training as a MedicalTechnologist;
or, 90 semester hours of science and completion of an AHCA approved training program.
Five years of experience as a Medical Technologist is required, of which one-year in a lead or supervisory position is preferred.
SBB certification or experience in a reference laboratory or transfusion service performing complex and specialized serological tests preferred.
Be part of the team of excellence that is moving medicine forward.
In addition to a culture defined by teamwork and professional support, we offer competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, and relocation assistance.