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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? As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!Job Description:Use your passion for working in a lab 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 perform daily lead functions in the National Molecular Laboratory, a busy CLIA-licensed, AABB-accredited molecular testing laboratory responsible for patient and blood donor testing. Review test results. Participate in problem-solving. Lead QC and preventative maintenance functions. Demonstrate excellent customer service and a positive professional image. Adhere to explicit standard operating procedures and interpret test results following the applicable regulatory requirements. 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. Provide support, development, and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers. Shift: 1st shift Responsibilities: Perform duties associated with receipt of donor and patent specimens.

Perform extraction of genomic DNA from peripheral blood or buccal swab samples by both manual and automated methods.

Perform spectrophotometry for DNA quality assessment.

Perform genotyping procedures, including PCR amplification for gel-based, array-based, and mass spectrometry-based genotyping by commercial and lab-developed tests.

Review and interpret results and prepare reports written and electronic.

Perform daily equipment maintenance checks and routine equipment maintenance.

Perform reagent qualification.

Assist with reagent and supply inventory management

Qualifications :

Bachelor's degree in biology or a related field.

Minimum of 1 year of molecular testing experience.

Ability to work on a team. Knowledge of molecular genetics and operation of equipment used in the laboratory, PCs, and applicable software programs.

Problem-solving skills. Communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to interact with coworkers effectively.

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. The American Red Cross requires all new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. This means that all individuals working for the organization must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start of their employment OR have begun the vaccination process before their start date. Upon being offered a position, individuals will be required to submit proof of vaccination. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons, you may qualify for an exemption. If seeking an exemption, you will be required to submit documentation and your request must be approved before being hired.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.To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights

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