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Posted 05/28/2019


Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City


Posted 05/13/2019

Immunohematology Technologist I

Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City


Provides continuous coverage for the following activities:

  • Serologic investigations and consultations 

  • Procurement of antigen negative donor units 

  • Response to requests for rare donor units from ARDP. 

Supports organizational quality efforts by accepting responsibility for:

  • Reporting any problems relating to the product, process or quality system, and 

  • Participating in implementation of solutions to problems. 

Essential Functions:
  • Prepares laboratory reagents and chemicals 
  • Performs laboratory quality control tasks 
  • Performs equipment maintenance and quality control 
  • Performs tasks associated with red cell and platelet antibody detection and identification 
  • Antigen typing of red cells and platelets 
  • Antibody ID, ABO/Rh, DAT testing 
  • Platelet antibody testing 
  • Problem solving 
  • Identifies, tests, and provides specialty typed red cell components based on client requests 
  • Provides consultation and reference services to clients 
  • Performs patient antibody identification/problem solving 
  • Provides communication with hospitals transfusion service staff 
  • Reports and bills for patient test results 
  • Provides excellent customer service and communication to internal and external clients

  • B.S. Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or other applicable science required 

  • MLS (ASCP), MT (ASCP) or equivalent certification required 

  • 1-3 years blood bank laboratory experience preferred 

Skills and Knowledge:
  • Must be able to effectively communicate using verbal and written skills 

  • Must be able to confidently read, write, speak, and understand English 

  • Knowledge of Immunohematology/Transfusion Medicine 

  • Attention to detail 

  • Stress management skills 

  • Ability to solve problems and work independently within the scope of the tasks 

  • Ability to work with others in a team environment and individually 

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

Please apply directly through our website at www.savealifenow.org or contact lvincent@cbckc.org.


JayDoc clinic, a free clinic for the underserved Kansas City population, is open every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evening. KCCLMA has been providing free lab work for this clinic for 3 years – something NO other lab professional organization does – but it takes volunteers. All we need is one shift a month.

There are many slots open in April, May, & June. Sign up early so you can choose your evenings.

Contact Pet Maniquis: pet.maniquis@providence-health.org


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