Job Description




1400 La Concha Lane, Houston, TX  77054



Position Title: Lab Tech II - Processing

Department: NDTS

Join our team of heroes!

Are you looking for more than a job? We are hiring a detailed-oriented Lab Tech II that is organized, detail-oriented and willing to learn and grow within the organization.

The Lab Tech II is responsible for conducting viral and non-viral blood tests.

This role is great for those who has curiosity and imaginative skills that has a strong desire to help people and does not mind repetitive work.

Just For You:

  •           Career advancement opportunities.
  •           Competitive compensation and benefits package.
  •           Engaging and exciting opportunity to SAVE LIVES.


Tips to thrive in our culture:

  • Embody our Core Values of Commitment, Integrity, and Respect
  • Work to actively create experiences that inspire others to save lives, each and every day.
  • Embrace doing it right, making connections, and creating desired experiences.
  • Comply with all organizational policies and standards, including safety rules, and be willing to report actual and potential violations to the appropriate supervisor or manager.


In this role, you will:

  • Performs testing, prepares reagents, and performs/documents quality control and preventive maintenance according to standard operating procedures and completes results in a timely manner. 
  • Updates results from workstation computer to Laboratory Information system; enters and verifies manual results and quarantines units as required.
  • Fills outs all required forms and pulls samples for repeat reactive and confirmatory testing and performs computer searches, matches, and printouts. 
  • Responsible for daily operations when supervisory staff is not available, adjusts work hours according to workflow needs as requested by Supervisor. Initiates troubleshooting of equipment and reports outcome to Supervisor. 
  • Performs special tasks as assigned by supervisor including review of quality control documents and validation of SOPs; participates in quality control and quality assurance activities within the department.
  • Supports the integration of new staff into department by providing training and support in adhering to workflow; obtains current information in the field through utilization of in-services, workshops and seminars. 
  • Follows safety procedures including proper use of personal protective equipment, appropriate use of engineering controls, and performance of safe work practices as stated in the safety manual.
  • Clean and restocks work area at the end of the shift and informs supervisor when supply levels are low.
  • Communicates with internal and external customers and responds to client concerns in a timely and professional manner.
  • Complete at least 12 hours continuing education per year.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


We need someone who has:

  • Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university (or 60 semester hours of lab course work) and completion of accredited MLT program, or Associate’s Degree (or 60 semester hours of lab course work) and completion of 50 week US Military medical technology laboratory course.
  • Alternatively, a Bachelor’s Degree with a science (Biology or Chemistry) major which meets the CLIA amendment for science hours required to perform moderate and high complexity testing with laboratory experience.  
  • Candidates must also be eligible to sit for ASCP (or equivalent) certification exam.



Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk and hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk; occasionally required to sit, climb or balance.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.  Employees are required to be familiar with and abide by the team lift requirements as specified in the Safety Program.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to blood and blood components as well as other biohazard materials, moving mechanical parts and extreme cold.  The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and risk of radiation.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 Job duties involved an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood with a risk of exposure to Hepatitis and HIV.

Think you have what it takes to save lives with us? We want to hear from you.


The Blood Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants for positions are considered without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic testing results, or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable law, statute, regulation or Executive Order.

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