Job Description

Job Details
Entry
Paris Donor Center - Paris, TX
Full Time
HS Diploma/GED
Undisclosed
Undisclosed
Donor Center Specific
Health Care
Description

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITY

The Phlebotomist 1 position provides a vital link in the procurement of a safe quality blood product. Essential functions of the Phlebotomist are to assist in smooth and efficient donor flow, to determine donor acceptability, to perform sterile venipuncture for the collection of blood, to provide excellent customer service and to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures throughout the process. Regular full-time attendance is required during office hours.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Some college a plus

    EXPERIENCE

  • 6 Months to 1 year of general work experience, preferably working with the public, or education that includes comparable experience such as an internship or externship.
  • Previous blood banking experience or medical field experience a plus
  • Prefer background in a highly regulated industry
  • Bilingual skills and CDL driver a plus

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Computer knowledge
  • Excellent customer service
  • Good verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Detail oriented in regards to document review (completeness, accurate, and legibly written), able to prioritize, and manage multiple tasks

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT USED

  • General Office Equipment including computers
  • Dollies
  • Any equipment used to collect, process, store, and ship blood as necessary for whole blood and apheresis collections
  • Company vans, coaches, and trucks

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to move about the work area to handle donors and access equipment, including standing, sitting, walking, stooping and working in confined spaces and narrow aisles.
  • Ability to ascend and descend stairs/steps to enter and exit the transport vehicles as well as the ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, or bend in order to set up mobile blood collection equipment and access the equipment during use.
  • Must be able to communicate with the donors in order to obtain medical history and monitor the donor during donation. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Ability to move and set up the blood collection equipment/supplies weighing up to 25 pounds daily and partner carry all items over 25 pounds.
  • Exposed to potentially infectious blood and blood products on a daily basis.
  • Ability to understand, remember, and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, apply common sense in performing job, ability to understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines, and ability to express or exchange ideas by communicating professionally with others through the spoken word, email, text, or written report,
  • Mental stress related to working difficult schedules, frequent overtime, long or unscheduled hours, and maintaining a positive customer focused attitude at all times as well as mental stress associated with attaining goals and objectives and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Normal vision requirements include ability to see close and distant objects, adjust focus, distinguish colors, and judge distance.

Qualifications

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITY

The Phlebotomist 1 position provides a vital link in the procurement of a safe quality blood product. Essential functions of the Phlebotomist are to assist in smooth and efficient donor flow, to determine donor acceptability, to perform sterile venipuncture for the collection of blood, to provide excellent customer service and to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures throughout the process. Regular full-time attendance is required during office hours.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Some college a plus

    EXPERIENCE

  • 6 Months to 1 year of general work experience, preferably working with the public, or education that includes comparable experience such as an internship or externship.
  • Previous blood banking experience or medical field experience a plus
  • Prefer background in a highly regulated industry
  • Bilingual skills and CDL driver a plus

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Computer knowledge
  • Excellent customer service
  • Good verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Detail oriented in regards to document review (completeness, accurate, and legibly written), able to prioritize, and manage multiple tasks

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT USED

  • General Office Equipment including computers
  • Dollies
  • Any equipment used to collect, process, store, and ship blood as necessary for whole blood and apheresis collections
  • Company vans, coaches, and trucks

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to move about the work area to handle donors and access equipment, including standing, sitting, walking, stooping and working in confined spaces and narrow aisles.
  • Ability to ascend and descend stairs/steps to enter and exit the transport vehicles as well as the ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, or bend in order to set up mobile blood collection equipment and access the equipment during use.
  • Must be able to communicate with the donors in order to obtain medical history and monitor the donor during donation. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Ability to move and set up the blood collection equipment/supplies weighing up to 25 pounds daily and partner carry all items over 25 pounds.
  • Exposed to potentially infectious blood and blood products on a daily basis.
  • Ability to understand, remember, and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, apply common sense in performing job, ability to understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines, and ability to express or exchange ideas by communicating professionally with others through the spoken word, email, text, or written report,
  • Mental stress related to working difficult schedules, frequent overtime, long or unscheduled hours, and maintaining a positive customer focused attitude at all times as well as mental stress associated with attaining goals and objectives and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Carter Bloodcare is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer. CBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants and will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an employee’s or applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic, and veteran or disability status. In addition to federal law requirements, Carter BloodCare complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. CBC is a Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

    Normal vision requirements include ability to see close and distant objects, adjust focus, distinguish colors, and judge distance.

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