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Blood Collection Specialist, Associate (Phlebotomist)

Company: Bloodworks
Location: Eugene
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Formerly Puget Sound Blood Center and Lane Blood Center, Bloodworks is backed by more than 70 years of Northwest history and 250,000 donors. A national leader in transfusion medicine, Bloodworks has been chosen to serve more than 90 hospitals in Washington, Oregon and Alaska - partnering closely with local hospitals to deliver the highest level of patient care. Patients with traumatic injuries, undergoing surgeries or organ transplantation, or receiving treatment for cancer and blood disorders all depend on our services, expertise, laboratories and research. We are local, nonprofit, independent, volunteer-supported and community-based.Pay: $17.32-$19.67/hr. (DOE) with $2,500 Sign-On Bonus* Come join Bloodworks and help save lives every day! Are you committed to providing excellent Customer Service, and have a strong attention to detail? Then our Associate Blood Collection Specialist (Phlebotomist) may be the right opportunity for you. This incumbent will perform whole blood procedures from blood donors with an uncompromising commitment to quality standards; the safety of the blood supply and the donor experience. This position provides 8 weeks of on the job paid training. The Associate Blood Collection Specialist position has career advancement opportunities to Blood Collection Specialist I, II, III, and IV levels. Principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Screen and take vital signs of potential donors/patients and evaluate their eligibility following Bloodworks' policies/procedures Answer donor questions to ensure they are giving informed consent to donation and blood testing Perform donor identification, properly label blood components for venipunctures for whole blood and test tubes Perform whole blood collection procedures on donors Monitor/care for donors with adverse reactions to the donation process Seal blood units and prepare blood component shipment Follow universal precautions and bio-hazard safety standards for handling blood Properly document and perform quality controls to uphold Bloodworks and FDA standards to maintain the safety of the blood supply Interact with team members and donors in a knowledgeable and professional manner Position Requirements include: High School education or GED equivalent required One year of strong customer service work experience Previous healthcare and blood banking experience is a plus Additional healthcare related certifications are desirable Possess and maintain a valid State Driver's License in State of residence with an acceptable driving record for at least 2 years. Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time, bend and reach to perform repetitive motions, lift and carry up to 60 pounds Work flexible shifts with the ability to travel to various work locations within a 50 mile radius Ability to fulfill Washington State Health Care Assistant Certification (category A at a minimum) requirements. Ability to attend a 8-week training program Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to follow SOP and have a strong attention to Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, Outlook Bloodworks is a community supported non-profit organization as such, from time-to-time incumbent can expect to work with volunteers Full vaccination against COVID-19 (defined as two weeks after receiving final vaccine dose), or approved medical or religious exemption to the vaccine, is a condition of this role Benefits and Perks: We Offer Competitive Benefits; Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Educational Reimbursement, Relocation Assistance Bonus*, Transit Subsidy, and more. *conditions applyBloodworks Northwest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Other details Pay Type Hourly Apply Now

Keywords: Bloodworks, Eugene , Blood Collection Specialist, Associate (Phlebotomist), Healthcare , Eugene, Oregon

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