Careers at Bloodworks Northwest

Transfusion Services Laboratory
Job # MC1006

We are currently seeking Medical Laboratory Technologists I to work in the Transfusion Service Laboratory located at our central Seattle lab. Responsibilities include: conducting compatibility testing on blood and blood components according to Standard Operating Procedures, receiving and processing orders for patient transfusion, and performing a wide variety of detailed laboratory tasks including complex secondary processing procedures on blood components (e.g. irradiation, thawing, pooling, etc.).

Requirements include: Bachelor of Science degree in clinical laboratory science or other biological science or equivalent; education must meet CMS/CLIA qualification requirements to perform high complexity testing (60 semester hours which include 24 hours of science including 6 hours of chemistry, 6 hours of biology, and 12 hours of courses in chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology). MLS (ASCP), MLT (ASCP) or equivalent certification and prior laboratory experience strongly preferred. Demonstrated familiarity with computers and keyboarding skills for performing order entry, and the ability to see red, green, blue and yellow are required. We are also looking for excellent customer service skills and the ability to prioritize and reprioritize, handling tight deadlines, stressful situations and emergency requests.

Current available schedules:

At our Seattle Central Lab location:

Job #mc1006 - The schedule after training is expected to be Tuesday - Saturday 8 hour 3rd shift.

Flexible schedules are required, having the ability to regularly work weekends, holidays and on-call as scheduled. Training may take place on 1st or 2nd shifts.

All positions are non-exempt and would be eligible for our competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, LTD, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, commuter benefits, 403(b) retirement plans with company-paid contributions up to 10% of salary, 24-34 days of Paid Time Off, Extended Illness leave, etc. Hours worked on 2nd shift, 3rd shift and weekends include additional differential pay.

PP1000 eligible

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING APPLYING: Qualified applicants may submit a resume, but must also submit a fully completed Employment Application, including your schedule availability. This form is available at: Completed forms (with resumes and cover letters if applicable) should be submitted via email to (completed application must be sent as a scanned document, not as a converted text file); via fax to 1-866-286-8495; or via USPS mail to Human Resources, BloodworksNW (PSBC), 921 Terry Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104-1256. Candidates who do not submit the completed Employment Application will not be considered for this position. Please indicate the specific job number (mc1006) indicating the schedule/location of interest on all correspondence.

Positions open until filled.

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BloodworksNW is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and /or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at, or at 206-292-6500, or at 921 Terry Avenue, Seattle, WA. 98104.

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  For consideration, please send resume to:

Bloodworks Northwest
Attn. Human Resources
921 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104-1256