American Red Cross
Chicago, IL, USA
Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home. 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? Job Description: As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We provide about 50% of the nation’s blood supply as well as humanitarian relief at home and abroad. We save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Come bring your ASCP Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) or Medical Technologist (MT) license and passion for blood banking to support the life-saving mission of the American Red Cross Blood Services. We are looking for a full time Specialist in Blood Banking to work in our reference lab performing specialized testing to serve our local hospital clients. As a Medical Technologist , staff can expect to perform (in accordance with standard operating procedures and applicable regulatory requirements) basic and advanced donor and patient tests, and interpret results to determine donor-recipient compatibility. Primary job responsibilities may include: • Resolving compatibility problems • Providing complex reference and consultation services to hospitals and transfusion services • Performing automated and manual test procedures on blood samples Other Medical Technologist duties may include: • Managing receipt, coordination, shipment and transport of patient and donor blood samples and documenting supply and equipment problems • Managing reagent inventory (ordering, receiving, inspection and preparation) • Recognizing/resolving testing irregularities and assisting other Medical Technologists in problem resolution. • Consulting with staff at other medical facilities, to resolve complex serologic problems and providing special units to transfusion recipients • Performing maintenance, repair and validation of laboratory equipment and software • Maintaining accurate records • Performing manufacturing duties associated with special blood products, if applicable. • Assuming lead responsibilities such as record review and training; assisting in concern management. – Tech III • Performing staff orientation and competency assessments, if applicable. Performing external customer education. – Tech III The aforementioned duties are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of staff so classified. Qualifications; Bachelors degree in a biological or related field and SBB (ASCP)/equivalent required. Three years of high complexity blood bank testing experience required, including 1 year of management experience or training. State license may be required where applicable. Effective communication/interpersonal skill and excellent technical skills required. 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. The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee’s professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply. To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights
Texas Dept. of Information Resources
300 15th Street West, Austin, TX, United States
Research Specialist III
Military Occupation Specialty Code:
Army 49A, Marine Corp 8051, Airforce 61AX
Number of Vacancies:
Chief Technology Office / Technology Planning, Policy & Governance
$4166.66 - $5000.00/ monthly
Hours Worked Weekly:
300 W. 15th Street, Austin TX 78701
Refer Inquiries to:
(512) 463-5920 or (512) 463-6015
HOW TO APPLY:
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Interview Place/Time: Candidates will be notified for appointments as determined by the selection committee.
Notice: Section 651.005 of the Government Code requires males, ages 18 through 25 years, to provide proof of their Selective Service registration or proof of their exemption from the requirement as a condition of state employment.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Department of Information Resources does not exclude anyone from consideration for recruitment, selection, appointment, training, promotion, retention, or any other personnel action, or deny any benefits or participation in programs or activities, which it sponsors on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability. Please call 512-463-5920 to request reasonable accommodations.
The Texas state agency responsible for statewide technology planning and policy is looking for a dynamic and effective individual to join their team as a Planning and Policy Analyst. This position will work with the Technology Planning, Policy, and Governance team at the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR). This position performs moderately complex (journey-level) research work. The analyst will play an important role in planning the direction for and developing policy guidance for state government technology.
The individual will have excellent writing and communication skills and be involved in multiple projects including strategic planning, data analysis, project management, technical writing, and customer outreach to state agencies, institutions of higher education, and other government entities. Some knowledge and background in information technology and government is also expected. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.
WHAT WE DO
By joining the team, you can expect to gain applied experience with some or all of the following efforts:
Preparing the Information Technology (IT) State Strategic Plan, the Biennial Performance Report, and other reports required by legislation.
Performing an array of technical, research, planning, policy, program assessment, and administrative activities related to projects.
Conducting research and writing briefs, reports, and presentations to help government stakeholders better understand significant technology topics, trends, and services.
Supporting statewide programs relating to Enterprise Services Solutions, Business Development, Accessibility, Statewide Project Management, and IRM Continuing Education and Guidance.
We are interested in candidates with the ability to:
Understand IT and government
Write about technology in plain language
Organize, analyze, and present findings
Handle multiple projects and initiatives
Communicate effectively and clearly
Bachelor’s degree and major course work in liberal arts, public policy, business, computer science or other technology degree, or a related field
EXPERIENCE & TRAINING REQUIRED
Minimum of two (2) years of academic or professional experience in policy research, planning, assessment, writing and administrative activities
Minimum of two (2) years of academic or professional experience in data and information collection and analysis
EXPERIENCE & TRAINING Preferred
Experience with technology policy research, planning, assessment, writing and administrative activities
Experience with strategic planning
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Ability to perform IT policy research, planning, assessment, and administrative activities
Ability to support and collaborate in the planning, development, implementation, analysis, and documentation of IT policy
Ability to establish and maintain effective and cordial working relationships at all organizational levels, including agency management, direct supervisors, co-workers, internal and external customers
Ability to understand, follow and convey brief oral and/or written instructions
Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing; in a clear and concise manner
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and to support and contribute to a cohesive team environment
Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet required deadlines
Ability to work under pressure and exacting schedules to complete assigned tasks
Ability to comply with all agency policies and applicable laws
Ability to comply with all applicable safety rules, regulations and standards
Proficiency in the use of applicable software necessary to perform work assignments – e.g. word processing, spreadsheets (Microsoft Office preferred), email (Outlook preferred), and online meeting software
Regular and punctual attendance
Criminal background check
Provide a writing sample and take a written test at the time of interview
The team regularly holds face-to-face meetings and interactions that spur discussions and brainstorming strategies.
Frequent use of a personal computer, copiers, printers and telephones
Frequent work under stress, as a team member, and in direct contact with others
Frequent standing, walking, sitting, listening and talking
Occasional bending and stooping
Occasional lifting and climbing