NSQF- Blood Bank Technician.pdf

Blood Bank Technician

  • Job DescriptionBlood Bank Technicians work in a lab to collect, label and store blood. The blood bank technicians test samples to screen potential donors, store blood, draws and maintain documentation and records. They make patients comfortable during the procedure and monitor their vital signs. They also check compatibility blood before issuing it out for transfusion.
  • CodeHSS/ Q 2801
  • SectorHealthcare
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours1000
  • Accrediting BodiesHealthcare Sector Skill Council
  • Certifying BodiesHealthcare Sector Skill Council
  • Proposed Occupation

    Blood Bank Technician in the Healthcare Industry is also known as a Blood Bank Laboratory technician.

  • International Comparability

    While writing the NOSs the UK NOSs were also referred to and an effort was taken to maintain comparability in the technical part of the NOSs.

  • Progression Pathway

    Progression will be possible in both academic as well as professional area as:

    Level 5- Team Leader/ Supervisor - Blood Bank


    Level 5: Specialization in Advanced Blood Transfusion Techniques as per department through bridge course

  • Qualification File NSQF- Blood Bank Technician.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    HSS/ N 2801: Assist nurse in checking vital parameters Mandatory 1000 (Cumulative Notional Hour for all NOS) 4
    HSS/ N 2802: Collect Blood Donor& Mandatory 4
    039;s Medical History and screen donors Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 2803: Draw blood from donor Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 2804: Monitor donor during the donation procedure Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 2805: Screen donated blood for presence of any infection Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 2806: Document label and store blood donations Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 2807: Check compatibility of blood Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9603: Act within the limits of one?s competence and authority Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9604: Work effectively with others Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9605: Manage work to meet requirements Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9606: Maintain a safe healthy and secure working environment Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9607: Practice Code of conduct while performing duties Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9609: Follow biomedical waste disposal protocols Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9610: Follow infection control policies and procedures Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9611: Monitor and assure quality Mandatory