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Phlebotomist III

Company: Vitalant
Location: Elyria
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Organization BSI Business GroupPrimary Location United States of America-Ohio-ElyriaWork Locations 6102 OH Elyria North Fixed Vitalant 710 Leona Street Elyria 44035Employee Status Full-time, RegularShift Day JobTravel NoJob Posting Close Date Aug 29, 2022Job Function Donor ServicesPRIMARY PURPOSE:This position is responsible for performing duties related to the efficient, safe, and compliant collection of blood and blood products. This position works collaboratively as a member of the team and in alignment with the values of the organization. Ensures compliance with SOP, FDA and AABB standards during blood collection operations. The duties include performing interviews and whole blood collections and depending upon services provided at the location, is required to perform one or more of the following procedures: Apheresis Red Cell/ Plasma/ Platelet procedures.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.Assures quality customer service to all customers.Maintains good attendance and punctuality per the absence policy.Maintains awareness and follows all safety procedures, as outlined by the company.Performs all duties related to the collection and handling of blood and blood products (e.g., load, set-up, tear down, advanced eligibility calculations, and daily quality control). Packs blood products for temporary storage and transportation to processing location.Performs donor interviews and appropriately determines donation eligibility. Performs donor rebooking activities.Performs whole blood phlebotomy of donors and apheresis red cell, plasma, and platelet collections in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.Provides explanation to donors concerning deferrals and other questions the donor may have regarding eligibility. Consults with management, as necessary.Communicates all pertinent information effectively and timely. Brings issues to the attention of those in authority or leadership positions, as necessary.Works as part of a team to achieve daily team production goals. Assists and supports other team members, as required. Participates in required staff meetings and huddles.Maintains and ensures equipment, vehicles, and facilities are in good working order. Maintains a clean and organized work area and ensures records are accurate and complete. Drives the company vehicle, as needed.Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.REQUIREMENTS:Knowledge/EducationHigh School graduate or GED required.Licenses/CertificationsValid in-state driver s license preferred.ExperienceSix months previous work experience as a DCT or related position in healthcare required. To include:--- Trained and competent on Trima.Skills/AbilitiesMust possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all assigned duties and responsibilities.Must be able to maintain confidentiality.Effective oral and written communication skills.Basic working knowledge of Windows operating system, keyboard usage, and PCMust be able to read and comprehend written procedures and instructions.Able to work flexible shifts, varied schedules, overtime, weekends, and holidays, on-call, as needed.Must have good customer service and interpersonal skills.Ability to work in a team environment and participate as an active team member.Ability to travel, as required.Attention to detailStrong organizational skillsAbility to navigate electronic devices/equipment.Must be trained and knowledgeable in using and maintaining equipment associated with the collection of whole blood, automated red cell/plasma and apheresis components.COVID-19 POLICYAs an essential operation to the nation s healthcare infrastructure and a science-based organization, Vitalant believes that being vaccinated helps provide protection and care for our employees, our donors, their families, and the broader community. Vitalant requires employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Individuals applying for this position should be prepared to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination mandates of Vitalant and accordingly, will need to have received the full series of vaccinations two weeks prior to the first date of employment unless an approved exemption exists prior to start.EEO including disability and veterans

Keywords: Vitalant, Elyria , Phlebotomist III, Healthcare , Elyria, Ohio

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