Company: American Red Cross
Posted on: July 21, 2021
By joining the American Red Cross you will touch
millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the
human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's
largest humanitarian network?
Focus on scientific research studies for the American Red Cross
Biomedical Headquarters as well as vendor-sponsored studies. These
studies are usually 3-4 months in duration, requiring excellent
small group communication/project skills and knowledge of industry
best-practice scientific/analytic skills. The scope varies by
study; the ideal candidate should be comfortable working
independently and ability to work in a small-group team
The selected candidate will need to also be flexible to work
outside of normal business hours depending on the needs of a
particular study. Unlike a hospital position, this role will offer
a variety (based on study), is salaried, and requires minimal
evening/weekend work (based on study). Our paid training is
extensive - initial training runs 6-8 weeks. After formal training,
the selected candidate will be working under mentor supervision
until fully comfortable/competent in applicable American Red Cross
processes/procedures (usually 1-2 years).
- Participates in complex research or development studies both
independently and in collaboration with research teams of new
procedures, instrumentation, and technologies.
- Conducts experiments with a high level of independence.
- Maintains accurate and detailed records of experimental results
- Reviews progress and evaluate results.
- Maintains laboratory equipment and operating procedures;
contributes to process improvements.
- Unit-specific responsibilities with the scope of the job.
- Centered around blood banking and transfusion medicine.
- Relevant BS degree in a scientific discipline and a minimum of
three years of relevant laboratory work experience.
- Medical Technology, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Biology,
Chemistry, or relevant field.
- Experience in the area of blood banking, hematology, flow
cytometry, or transfusion medicine is desirable.
- Proficiency in laboratory methods, attention to detail, ability
to recognize discrepancies in results.
- Good documentation skills, well organized, ability to
As part of the world's largest humanitarian network, the American
Red Cross places top priority on the health and safety of our
employees, volunteers, blood donors, and those who receive our aid
and services. Our commitment to public health is unwavering-both
during the COVID-19 pandemic and year-round.
Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the
opportunity to make a difference every day.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual
orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability,
protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
Interested in Volunteering?
Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross
volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to
help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a
difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and
allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross
relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to
help fulfill our lifesaving mission.
Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our
most-needed volunteer positions.
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