Blood Bank Laboratory Technician Interview Questions

30 Questions and Answers by
Darby Faubion has been a Nurse and Allied Health Educator for over twenty 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?

Blood Bank Laboratory Technician Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    Have you ever done any volunteer work or public education?

  2. 2.

    Do you know what GLP is?

  3. 3.

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

  4. 4.

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

  5. 5.

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

  6. 6.

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

  7. 7.

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

  8. 8.

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

  9. 9.

    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?

  10. 10.

    Do you feel you have strong relationship building skills?

  11. 11.

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

  12. 12.

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

  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.

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

  15. 15.

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

  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.

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

  19. 19.

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

  20. 20.

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

  21. 21.

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

  22. 22.

    What is plateletpheresis?

  23. 23.

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

  24. 24.

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

  25. 25.

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

  26. 26.

    How would you respond to an emergency situation at work?

  27. 27.

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

  28. 28.

    What changes may occur in blood due to aging?

  29. 29.

    What temperature does blood need to be stored at?

  30. 30.

    What can you tell me about blood plasma?