Summary: Performs phlebotomies on volunteer whole blood and apheresis donors, autologous and therapeutic donors according to established regulatory requirements. Coordinates and implements procedures involved in evaluation, collection, processing of products and care of donors/patients. Assists in the development, implementation and maintenance of recurring blood drives in and outside the community.
FTE Status: Full Time
64 hours per pay period
Responsibilities: Conducts donor interviews and evaluates suitability according to established regulatory guidelines.
Validates donor information history and complete appropriate paper forms and computer documentation.
Prepares and labels blood components and processes donor unit products following AABB and FDA guidelines.
Recruits donors by phone for whole blood or apheresis by verbal explanation and distribution of information.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Credentials: Essential: * Basic Life Support * Donor Phlebotomy Technician * Phlebotomy Technician
Other information: Minimum Required Education: High School diploma or GED. Preferred: Completed phlebotomy training program through a health careers program. Required Licensure/Certification: Certified as a Donor Phlebotomy Technician by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent within one year of hire or eligibility. State licensure if required by law. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Minimum Experience: None Required.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
Internal Number: 11901
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