Plasma Center Specialist / Phlebotomist – Wilmington, DE

Full time @B Positive Plasma Wilmington posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description

The Plasma Center Specialist will operate under the direct supervision of the Center Manager and more generally under the Medical/Laboratory Director, and at times will take instruction from the Quality Assurance Manager and Physician Substitute on site. The Plasma Center Specialist ensures donor suitability, product integrity and the continued good health of donors through the compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, state regulations, and the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Manual guidelines and any other applicable regulatory standards.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (the following list is intended to be a guideline. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned): Duties to include but not limited to:

Greet and register donors
Administer health history questionnaire to donors
Assess and record donor weight and vitals
Ensure facility and equipment are clean and maintained according to regulations
Set up, operate, and maintain instruments used for donor qualification and donation, as well as for the processing and storage of donor samples and products. Perform and document Quality Control and routine maintenance, and report any equipment issues as required
Communicate delays and other issues to center management, nurse and/or other necessary parties
Assess supply inventory; order and restock, as needed
Document activities and issues
Answer donor inquiries
Read, write, and understand the English language
Document operational and maintenance activities when necessary
Quarantine and discard unacceptable samples and products
Pack, label and ship samples and products to meet suppliers’ requirements
Store products in and maintain organization of large, walk-in, sub-zero freezer
Prepare site and perform phlebotomy
Attend to donor’s needs, including donor reactions
Promote customer satisfaction through appropriate interaction and responsiveness to customer needs
Report all unsafe situations or conditions to supervisor
Available to travel up to 25 miles to other facility(ies) for training or assisting other center’s staffing needs
Other duties, as assigned
Education and Experience:

High school diploma or the equivalent.
Previous experience or education in a health-related field helpful.
Phlebotomy certification preferred.

Required Skills/Abilities:
Must be able to operate accurately the following equipment:

Computer (basic skills includes typing, following prompts on monitor, using mouse, saving information etc.)
Nexsys PCS
Hematastat II
Spot Vitals Signs monitor (Blood Pressure/Pulse & Thermometer)
Memory Monitoring Thermometer
Relative Humidity Monitor
Stop watch

Physical Requirements:

Read computer screens, procedure manuals and other documents
Hear doorbells, alarms, telephone, and other mechanical devices
Work confidently while being observed during frequent quality inspections
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Work in walk in – Sub zero freezer(s)
Ability to move 50+ pounds to stock supplies and/or move or support donors

B Positive Plasma Offers:

Competitive Wages
Flexible scheduling
Positive Work Environment
Paid training opportunities
Comprehensive Medical and Dental Benefits
Paid Time Off

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