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Bone Marrow Process Technician

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - West Penn Hospital
  • Laboratory
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Independently performs a variety of complex procedures required to harvest/collect store and transplant human peripheral blood stem cells and bone marrow as part of the Division Hematology and Cellular Therapy.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs skilled apheresis procedures on patients as prescribed by physicians. Collects peripheral stem cells according to defined SOPs and regulatory agencies (FDA, CAP, FACT). (30%)
  • Performs complex analysis on clinical stem cell products to assure integrity of the product. (10%)
  • Processes product for infusion or storage in accordance with laboratory SOP, government regulatory agencies (FDA), CAP and FACT. (20%)
  • Operates, calibrates, checks and maintains instrumentation to assure patient safety and/or accurate analysis. Recognizes and rectifies aberrant function through the use of quality control assessment to assure quality outcome. (10%)
  • Performs stem cell transplants as prescribed by physician in accordance with SOP and governmental mandates, assuring required identification and patient/donor confidentiality. (10%)
  • Maintain accurate product inventory records through StemLab. Maintain required organization and documentation. (10%)
  • Pursues CME as appropriate to Cellular Therapy. Acts as a consultant to other health care providers. (10%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences

Preferred

  • ASCP certification
  • Experience in Blood and Marrow processing or Blood Bank

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

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As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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