Blood Bank Trainee 

UCI Series Concepts

Class Specifications - H.20
Blood Bank Trainee - 8958

February, 1975



Under the supervision of a licensed Clinical Laboratory Technologist 
incumbents perform a variety of specialized techniques in a Blood Bank 
in a training capacity; participate in a formal program of work and 
instruction; and perform other related duties as required.

Incumbents typically perform cross matching, antibody identification, 
histo-compatibility testing, plasmapheresis techniques and commercial 
production and quality control of blood bank reagents.

Incumbents may undertake difficult, non-routine projects to gain 
experience in research conditions; and may participate in field trips 
and lectures at American Red Cross facilities and selected hospitals.

The Blood Bank Trainee class is distinguished from the Clinical 
Laboratory Technologist Apprentice class in that Blood Bank Trainees 
perform specialized advanced clinical laboratory techniques in a 
training capacity.

                     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Possession of a current Clinical Laboratory Technologist license issued 
by the State of California; and knowledges and abilities essential to 
the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.