Blood Bank Laboratory Technician Interview Questions

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Darby Faubion has been a Nurse and Allied Health Educator for over 20 years. She has clinical experience in several specialty areas, including pediatrics, medical-surgical, critical care, and hospice.

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    Have you ever done any volunteer work or public education?

  2. 2.

    Tell me about a time you were trusted with confidential information.

  3. 3.

    What can you tell me about blood plasma?

  4. 4.

    Do you know what GLP is?

  5. 5.

    What changes may occur in blood due to aging?

  6. 6.

    What is plateletpheresis?

  7. 7.

    What are some things that may disqualify a donor from giving blood?

  8. 8.

    What is an HIV test window and why is it important for a blood bank lab technician to understand this?

  9. 9.

    Do you feel you have strong relationship building skills?

  10. 10.

    If you were the person responsible for hiring new employees, what qualities would you look for in a candidate, and do you think you possess those qualities?

  11. 11.

    What sets you apart from other blood bank lab technicians, and why are you the best candidate for us?

  12. 12.

    What are the common errors done by technicians while handling pipette?

  13. 13.

    Do you anticipate any changes in your life within the next 12-24 months that may cause you to have to relocate or leave this job?

  14. 14.

    Have you ever worked in an environment in which your co-workers were from diverse backgrounds?

  15. 15.

    What are some transmission-associated adverse reactions you can think of?

  16. 16.

    Can you explain some functions of blood to me?

  17. 17.

    How do you make sure that your workplace does not become contaminated?

  18. 18.

    Why did you want to become a blood bank lab technician?

  19. 19.

    If you are offered a position that required travel, would you accept it?

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    What temperature does blood need to be stored at?

  21. 21.

    Has there ever been a time that you had a disagreement with a co-worker, and if so, how was it resolved?

  22. 22.

    Do you know what a TTI is and can you give me an example?

  23. 23.

    How would you respond to an emergency situation at work?

  24. 24.

    After whole blood is collected, what is the window for preparing and storing platelet concentrations?

  25. 25.

    What are some pre-transfusion tests that should be performed?

  26. 26.

    What makes you think you will be successful at our organization?

  27. 27.

    What would you describe as your biggest weakness and what efforts are you making to improve in that are?

  28. 28.

    What is an example of a transfusion-associated adverse reaction?

  29. 29.

    Tell me about a time you were trusted with confidential information.

  30. 30.

    What are some things that you would like people you meet to notice about your personality?