• South African National Blood Service (SANBS)

Blood Bank Technologist (x4)

  • Deadline:
    28 September 2022
  • Region:
  • Salary:
    Grade: C2
  • Type of employment:
    Full time

Job Description


  • Polokwane / Pietersburg ; ref: sanbs_000926, and ref: sanbs_000925
  • Phalaborwa; ref: sanbs_000769
  • Potgietersrus / Mokopane; ref: sanbs_001029

An opportunity has become available for Blood Bank Technologists. The incumbents will perform routine testing functions in Blood Banks including but not limited to, compatibility, post natal and preliminary transfusion reaction investigations. To check and verify test results performed by Registered Blood Bank Technicians, Registered Trainee Technicians and Registered Student Technologists.


Roles and Responsibilities

Key Performance Areas

  • Operational objectives
  • Specialist Technical functions
  • Quality and Risk objectives
  • Instrument and Laboratory Maintenance
  • Customer relations

Special Requirements:

Job Specific Requirements:

  • Overtime as required
  • Night shift and weekend duties as rostered
  • Occasional local and national travel

 Person Specific Requirements:

  • General physical health and reasonable endurance and mobility
  • Person cannot be colour blind
  • Details conscious
  • Proficient eye-sight



  • Analytical Thinking and Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Judgement and Decision Making


  • Ethical Behaviour
  • Personal Development
  • Flexibility/Adaptability
  • Excellence Orientation
  • Drive and Belief in the cause


  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Relationship Building
  • Communication
  • Engaging Diversity
  • Teamwork
  • Knowledge Sharing


  • System Competence
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Blood Grouping Skills
  • Administrative Skills

Principles of Excellence:

  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Ethical Behaviour
  • Excellence Orientation
  • Engaging Diversity
  • Teamwork

Qualifications and Requirements

  • HPCSA Registered Medical Technologist (Blood Transfusion)
  • Experience as required for HPCSA registration as Medical Technologist (Blood Transfusion)

  • Date posted:
    20 September 2022

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