Phlebomist I / Mobile Unit Operator I

December 28, 2018

Company Name:
Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City

Title of Position:
Phlebotomist I / Mobile Unit Operator I

Description:
Under the supervision of the Collection Supervisor, is responsible for transporting to the mobile sites the necessary equipment and supplies needed for blood collections. Responsible for setting up and breaking down mobile site equipment before and after mobiles. Responsible for ensuring all necessary equipment/supplies are placed and/or stored on the vehicle before departure. Perform donor suitability, histories and blood collection procedures. Ensures the safety of the donor and safety, purity and potency of the blood collected. Performs various regulated functions related to the care of the blood after collections, including storage and transportation. Promotes positive image of CBC to the Community. Essential Functions: Drives assigned vehicles to and from sites in a lawful and safe manner. Adheres to DOT regulations. Responsible for ensuring that all necessary equipment and supplies are loaded on vehicle prior to departure from mobile packing area. Loads, unloads and reloads equipment and supplies as needed for blood collections at mobile sites. Labels all blood collection materials according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). Performs set-up and breakdown of mobile site according to SOP. Responsible for process blood after collection including segmenting, providing temporary storage and transporting to center. Performs required quality control on equipment used. Responsible for unit and tube verification and segment identification. Complies with all safety policies and procedures. Responsible for accurate and timely completion of all applicable paperwork, equipment and supply checklists. Maintains professional conduct in all interactions with chairperson, donors, and co-workers. Maintains confidently of personal information regarding donors and staff. Frequently works more than 40 hours per week. Must be able to confidently communicate and interpret intermediate information in English to all members of the public and CBC staff. Performs required quality control on equipment used. Performs donor interview and evaluates suitability of donor for donation based on current SOP criteria. Determines donor hemoglobin by obtaining a finger-stick sample. Takes and documents donor blood pressure, pulse and temperature. Performs blood collection procedures according to SOPs, including QC, skin preparation, phlebotomy, obtaining tube samples and removing needles. Attends to donor’s comfort and safety post donation, including those having reactions or complications to the procedure and notifying the Collection Supervisor. Maintains confidentiality of all information regarding donors. Cares for blood after collection, including segmenting, providing temporary storage and transpiration to the center, when necessary. Assists in unloading, assembling, maintain, dismantling and reloading of equipment and supplies, if necessary. Complies with CBC safety policies and procedures. Demonstrates excellent customer service when dealing with donors, members of the community and co-workers. Exhibits professionalism in dress, personal grooming and hygiene. Maintains prompt and regular attendance. Must be able to confidently communicate and interpret intermediate information in English to all members of the public and CBC staff. They will set up and break down mobile site equipment before and after mobiles, assist in phlebotomy area with discontinuing units, filling tubes and helping with reactions. They will also perform additional functions related to care of blood after collection including storage and transportation. Must have and maintain a valid operator’s license (MO Class E or KS Class C) and a clean driving record. HEAVY LIFTING IS REQUIRED. High school diploma or equivalent - Must provide a copy of the transcript. Medical Assistant degree preferred. Phlebotomy certification preferred. Current CPR certification or willingness to obtain certification. Valid MO Class E Driver's License or KS Class C Driver's License with excellent driving history. CDL License preferred. WORK HOURS AND DAYS VARY SO MUST BE VERY FLEXIBLE. Skills: Excellent customer service skills. Good writing skills to successfully document as needed. Good verbal skills to successfully communicate with donors, chairpersons, community, and co-workers. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Computer skills. Good driving skills and record. Maintains professional demeanor and attitude. Truck driving experience a plus. Knowledge: Knowledge of basic medical terminology. Proficient in all duties related to Donor Room Assistant. Experience Preferred: Prefer an individual with at least 6 months experience in: Phlebotomy. A health-related field

Link to Application:
http://www.savealifenow.org

Name of Contact:
Lauren Vincent

Email Address of Contact:
lvincent@cbckc.org

Job Posting Expires:
2/1/2019