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Lead Technologist, Blood Bank

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Local Title: Lead Technologist, Blood Bank
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Clinical Laboratory Technologist II
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Clinical, Patient Care, Clinical Laboratories


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of the Blood Bank Administration at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full time Lead Technologist / TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist II. The successful candidate will:

  • Perform all aspects of blood bank testing, including but not limited to ABO/Rh Typing, Crossmatching, antibody detection, and identification with appropriate follow-ups
  • Maintain quality control of equipment and reagents
  • Manage meticulous record-keeping and utilizes follow-up skills
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as required

Required Qualifications:

  • New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist Licensure

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent in Medical Technology, Chemical or Biological Science.
  • ASCP certification
  • Prior blood bank work experience 

Work Schedule:

Variable Days: Variable Hours

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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