Laboratory Careers at Nebraska Community Blood Bank
Why start your career with Nebraska Community Blood Bank?
Surveys of our team members have shown that the biggest reason they choose to stay at Nebraska Community Blood Bank is our mission to save lives.
Grow with us
Nebraska Community Blood Bank is committed to keeping our employees happy, and we want you to remain with us as you grow your career. With promotional opportunities across various disciplines, there are plenty of options for advancement.
We’ve got perks
We've got excellent employee benefits, including health and life insurance to 403(b) retirement packages, education reimbursement, and paid vacation and sick time.
Learn more about our critical and rewarding lab positions below or visit our hiring page to see openings.
Component Laboratory Technicians
- Component laboratory technicians use centrifuge equipment to separate whole blood into its various components.
- Apheresis platelet products are received by the lab and further processed. The lab performs quality control testing on these products using hematology analyzers, pH meters, and white blood cell counting technologies. This ensures the products are safe for transfusion.
- The Component Lab monitors the platelets for bacterial contaminants.
- The Component Lab also performs complex manufacturing tasks to produce specialty products, such as cryoprecipitate, which provides clotting factors for bleeding disorders.