Lab Technical Trainer /Technologist II (IRL)

  • American Red Cross
  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sep 06, 2021

Job Description

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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?

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Job Description:

Use Your Passion for Training to Support our Life-Saving Mission. 

Join the Red Cross Biomed Team! 

If you’re looking to help save lives and contribute to the mission of one of the nation’s most respected humanitarian organizations, consider a career in biomedical services at the American Red Cross. As a Red Cross employee, you’ll have opportunities to grow your career and be recognized and rewarded for your efforts. Most importantly, you’ll work alongside dedicated individuals like yourself who live the values of our organization every day. Join us for a career that will motivate you to be your very best. 

The American Red Cross is proud to be one of the Top-Rated Workplaces: Best Non-Profits and Top-Rated Workplaces: Veterans based on rankings and reviews on Indeed. 

Summary: 

This position will be Responsible for developing and training on IRL curricula. Perform competency assessments. Present or assist with educational presentations for internal staff and external customers.

Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures, Safety Quality Identity Potency Purity (SQUIPP), regulations outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Clinical Laboratory Information Act (CLIA), and other applicable Federal, state and local regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Train IRL staff as assigned, providing both classroom instruction and on-the-job training.

  • Manage receipt, coordination, and presentation of IRL educational curricula.

  • May act as Point of Contact (POC) for nationally released documents.

  • As assigned, provide documented communications to IRL staff as required by transmittal sheets and implementation plans.

  • Assist education staff in the development of IRL curricula and training document development when appropriate.

  • Guide staff through IRL educational videos, including but not limited to ARC-produced technical modules.

  • Grade tests contained within training tools. Report trainee progress to IRL manager/ supervisor.

  • As assigned, perform competency assessments (annual and as needed).

  • Prepare samples and practice exercises for MT/SBB students rotating through the IRL. Serve as POC for students while they are in the IRL.

  • Host teleconferences held in the region.

  • Assist IRL staff in preparing educational presentations for external customers and professional meetings.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • MT (ASCP) and/or BB (ASCP) /equivalent and 3 years IRL experience or equivalent preferred.

  • SBB preferred.

  • State license may be required where applicable.

  • Good written and verbal skills including computer skills to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.

  • Must be able to work independently and demonstrate independent problem-solving skills.

  • Provide training and guidance to technical staff.

  • Leadership skills.

  • May involve variable locations and some travel.

  • On-call responsibilities, as applicable

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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