Phlebotomist/Collections Technician (Paid Phlebotomy Training)
Company: American Red Cross
Posted on: April 15, 2019
Job Description:Are you seeking a full-time opportunity that makes
a difference? Are you passionate about meeting new people? Do you
want to have an impact in your community, across the country, and
around the world? If your answer is "yes", then we invite you to
become a Collection Tech III for the American Red Cross!
From transporting and setting up blood collection equipment at work
sites, to drawing blood from donors, as a Phlebotomist-Driver with
the American Red Cross you will work all aspects of blood drives at
schools, offices & churches. No experience necessaryour paid
training is a mix of classroom instruction and field practice.
To learn more about this role, watch this short video: A
life-saving mission. A life-changing career. Join us.
- Comply with applicable Federal, State and local regulations as
well as all American Red Cross policies, procedures and
- Perform whole blood collection procedures (allogeneic,
autologous, directed, automated red cell) donor collections.
Performs all types of donor health history screening and
- Conduct donor greeting, donor reaction care and processing and
packing of blood as assigned.
- Perform daily function checks, assemble and maintain supplies
and equipment to ensure a state of readiness and to maintain
- Function with team effort to ensure efficient donation process
focused on donor and sponsor expectations. Maintain positive public
relations to promote a professional image.
- May operate ARC vehicle. May transport supplies and equipment
in a state of readiness and to ensure compliance. May operate
assigned vehicle according to applicable regulations. Collections
Staff that is hired with DOT driving responsibilities will perform
vehicle checks and complete DOT paperwork per established
- Load, set up, maintain and tear down supplies and equipment in
a state of readiness and to ensure compliance.
- Complete required readings and training assignments by assigned
- Perform other related duties as necessary.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of
staff so classified.
May drive ARC vehicles throughout the blood region to collection
sites, set-up and tear down and provide other related donor and
operation support. Will have frequent external customer (donor and
Balance production, customer service and compliance on a day-to-day
basis to ensure integrity of the product and optimum donor
experience. As integral link between donors and ARCBS, portray a
commitment to customer service by conveying and demonstrating a
consistent style of professionalism.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Medical assistant or
phlebotomy training preferred. Documented satisfactory performance
as Collections Technician II or the equivalent experience is
required. Customer service experience, effective verbal
communication and public relations skills are required. A current
valid driver's license and good driving record is required.
Previous truck and/or bus driving experience is desirable.
Collections Staff that is hired with DOT driving responsibilities
will be required to pass DOT physical and related requirements and
be able to posses or obtain a medical certification of at least one
year duration. Basic computer skills desirable. Applicable local
licensure if required by state directives.
Essential Functions/Physical Requirements
The duties above indicate the essential functions of the position.
Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and
unpredictable needs. Physical requirements may include the ability
to lift, push or pull heavy weights up and down ramps and stairs,
good manual dexterity, the ability to sit or stand for long periods
of time and adapt to long, irregular hours and frequent schedule
changes is required.
Exposure levels are based on the essential functions as stated in
this position description; however, in some instances, variances
may occur due to the applicable nature of this position within a
particular work site. Therefore the work site may determine the
exposure level to be greater than or less than the below stated
This position is an exposure determination 1 in view of the fact
that the position requires the incumbent work under conditions
where the potential exists for the incumbent to make contact with
blood or blood components as a result of splashes, spills, and/or
needlesticks. Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the
opportunity to make a difference every day.The American Red Cross
is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion,
national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any
other characteristic protected by law.
The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering
its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a
competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative
team spirit environment.
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