Blood Bank Technician in the Healthcare Industry is also known as a phlebotomy technician and Blood Bank Laboratory technician.
Blood Bank Technicians work in a lab to collect, label and store blood. The blood bank technicians test samples to screen potential donors, store blood, draws and maintain documentation and records. They make patients comfortable during the procedure and monitor their vital signs. They also check compatibility blood before issuing it out for transfusion.
This job requires the individual to work in collaboration with medical laboratory technologist and other members of the healthcare team and deliver the healthcare services as directed. The individual should be result oriented. The individual should also be able to demonstrate clinical skills, communication skills and ethical behaviour. Individuals must always perform their duties in a calm, reassuring and efficient manner.