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New York Blood Center IBR - MBC Central Receiving Technician in St. Paul, Minnesota

Memorial Blood Centers (MBC.ORG), a division of Innovative Blood Resources (www.innovativebloodresources.org), has been saving and sustaining lives since 1948. We supply blood and blood components, state-of-the-art laboratory services, and biomedical expertise to area healthcare partners, national blood centers, biotechnology companies, research institutions, and international clients. Operating 10 donor centers and conducting hundreds of blood drives each month, we are proud to be an independent nonprofit that supplies over 30 area hospitals and more than a dozen air ambulances with life-saving blood—from our community, for our community.


This position precisely and accurately performs clinical sample receipt, accessioning, and processing; donor sample receipt, centrifugation, and organization; preparing whole blood units for component preparation, i.e. preparing units for processing, recording temperature of incoming shipments. Operates a variety of computer systems and lab equipment, performing periodic equipment maintenance as necessary. Monitors and maintains adequate laboratory supplies. Provides excellent customer service to both external and internal customers. Complies with all institutional safety and personnel policies, confidentiality, and good manufacturing practices.

Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday 9:00am - 5:30pm.

Job Responsibilities:

As defined by CLIA, this position is responsible for preanalytical handling of samples for testing.

  • Follows the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing and maintaining records of patient test results.

  • Receives units from collection sites, obtains transport temperature and prepares units for Component Lab.

  • Performs patient/donor sample processing, accessioning and organizing from multiple external and internal customers, into multiple computer systems.

  • Maintains accurate records in a timely manner according to established policies.

  • Complies with all established policies and procedures including testing and reporting protocols, safety practices, confidentiality policies, and personnel practices; completes all tasks as assigned.

  • Understands and delivers on customer needs.


Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage

  • For full-time employees working at least 30 hours a week and their qualified dependents

  • Coverage begins on the 1st of the month following first day of employment


  • 403 (b) with company match

  • Roth option available

Healthcare Spending and Reimbursement Accounts

  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution

  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Disability Benefits

  • Employer-paid short-term and long-term disability

Life Insurance

  • Employer-paid basic life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance

Voluntary Benefits

  • Life Insurance (beyond company-provided amount)

  • AD&D Insurance (beyond company-provided amount)

  • Critical Illness Insurance

  • Accident Insurance

  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance

  • Legal Assistance Program

Training & Development

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

Work/Life Balance

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Time Off

  • Sick Leave


High school diploma or equivalent


Physically able to remain on their feet 90% of the time

Able to lift up to 40lbs


Six months prior work experience

Must possess attention to detail, accurate in transcription of numbers, good written and oral communication skills, and computer input/retrieval skills, ability to work in a team environment or independently, good decision making skills, ability to work irregular hours or overtime as dictated by departmental needs

ID: 2021-2968

External Company URL: www.nybloodcenter.org

Street: 737 Pelham Blvd.