Laboratory Assistant Blood And Plasma Job Description Sample
Plasma Center Assistant Manager
Grifols is a global healthcare company whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of people. Our three divisions – Bioscience, Diagnostic and Hospital – develop, produce and market our innovative products and services to medical professionals in more than 100 countries. We are committed to fostering an environment that creates continuous learning opportunities and encourages professional development and growth. As a company devoted to improving the health and well-being of people, we are looking for talented professionals worldwide. Make a difference and join us in this challenging and rewarding enterprise.
: Assistant Manager
SUMMARY: The Assistant Manager is responsible to assist the center manager in providing employee supervision, guidance, troubleshooting for employees, and the overall activities required to meet corporate short and long term operational objectives. Compliance with Regulatory and Corporate policies and procedures is essential to ensure and maintain donor, employee and product safety.
Responsible for all aspects of the donor center when the Center Manager is not present.
Creates appropriate organizational environment and value systems which stimulate the morale and productivity of the work force and its leadership.
Collaborates with Training and Quality staff to ensure that training and quality goals are met.
Coaches and leads through effective feedback to employees through the Operations Supervisor(s).
Monitors and evaluates operations. Works with the Center Manager to develop action plans to maximize center efficiency and supervises the implementation of improvements.
Makes critical decisions for the modifications of action plans.
Responsible for all personnel functions including hiring, assignment and direction of work, development and training, disciplinary actions and termination and the maintenance of all personnel records.
Directs the training activities of production employees through the Training Coordinator.
Partners with the center manager in budget preparation and oversees facility to achieve production targets and quality goals at the agreed-upon cost structure.
Review and approve employee schedules to accommodate donor cycles.
Actively delegates, monitors and holds responsible the operations supervisors for their performance.
Directs and supervises employees.
Determine the adequacy and adjust inventory levels of all goods and supplies necessary of the operation of the donor center. Compile and submit orders to vendors to meet determined inventory levels.
Assure center employees maintain the facility in a neat and clean condition and all equipment is kept in good working order.
Responsible for freezer management, including overseeing plasma shipments and equipment failures. Required to answer all freezer alarms and deal with them appropriately.
Construct and submit timely and accurate reports on a daily/weekly/monthly or as required basis.
Develop and implement active donor recruitment advertising campaigns to improve production levels.
Maintains thorough familiarity and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved Standard Operating Procedures, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), and Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP).
Direct key personnel in donor selection, plasma collection and all manufacturing records to maintain the highest production standards in accordance with state and federal regulations, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved Standard Operating Procedures, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), and Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP).
Builds rapport with donors to ensure overall customer satisfaction with the center to support long-term donation.
Control center donor funds and ensure that all financial records are accurate and in order.
Keep Center Manager informed of any irregularities within the center and provide action plans to improve and correct center deficiencies.
Minimize center liability through constant risk management review. Investigates all unsafe situations and Situations/complaints. Develops and implements required corrective actions.
Directs and monitors the performance of outside vendors.
Review and monitor special projects for accuracy and timely completion.
Works with the Center Manager in implementing the donor center's mission into the community.
Performs other duties as required. This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job. The description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Managers and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.
Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in Science, Business, Nursing, Finance, or related field
Typically requires 2 years of related experience in clinical or general business experience.
Supervisory experience preferred.
Experience in a medical and/or cGMP regulated environment preferred.
Experience with plasma or whole blood is a plus!
Attributes: Developing command of leadership, organizational, customer service, interpersonal communication, and computer abilities. Ability to understand and assess FDA regulations. Ability to maintain adequate levels of plasma collection and adhere to quality standards. Ability to motivate staff to achieve established goals and standards.
Occupational Demands: Work is performed in an office and/or a laboratory/manufacturing environment. Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms. Exposure to electrical office equipment. Exposure to extreme cold below 32*, miscellaneous production chemicals, moving machinery and production equipment. Exposure to high levels of noise on production floor. Personal protective equipment required such as protective eyewear, garments and gloves. Frequently sits for 6-8 hours per day. Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Occasionally walks. Occasionally bends and twists neck. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 35lbs. Frequently drives to site locations with occasional travel within the United States. Able to communicate complex information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Works independently with little guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals. Frequently interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups. Must work with diverse groups to obtain consensus on issues. Ability to apply abstract principles to solve complex conceptual issues.
GRIFOLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans Grifols is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to comply with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition or characteristics, disability or veteran's status or any other classification protected by applicable State/Federal laws. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.
Location: NORTH AMERICA : USA : KS-Wichita
Address: 6959 E 21st Street N, Wichita, KS 67202
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Laboratory Assistant Tracking Code 1046913_RR00023891 Job Description NYU Langone Healthis a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, includingfive inpatient locations,a children's hospital,three emergency roomsand a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute¿designated cancer center, andNYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. For more information, go tonyulangone.org, and interact with us onFacebook,Twitter,YouTubeandInstagram.
Position Summary:We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Laboratory Assistant.In this role, the successful candidate The Blood Bank Lab Assistant is responsible to comply with the NYULH mission statement and to assist in providing safe and timely transfusion for all NYULH patients by carrying out transfusion technology processes according to established standards contained in the Blood Bank Quality Assurance Plan and Self Assessment (BBQAPSA) program. The Lab Assistant is an unlicensed member of the laboratory staff who works with supervision from licensed personnel.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Lab Assistant may be asked to assist in the orientation and training of new employees.
Demonstrates knowledge of Documents and Records - uses computer systems to conduct patient and donor processing activities. Recognizes and safeguards the control functions of the systems designed to protect blood donors and recipients. Understands, respects and maintains other work records.Consistently retrieves necessary and sufficient available data from all computer systems and subsystems consistent with security access, including HCLL and BloodSafe.
Equipment: understands and effectively operates and/or cleans through careful treatment all freezers, refrigerators, centrifuges, blood warmers, incubators, waterbaths, plasma thawers, dri-baths, hematrons, sterile connection devices, scales, heat sealer, HemoSafe and most importantly blood irradiator. Performs and records daily equipment temperature QC on all freezers, refrigerators, platelet incubators, waterbaths, plasma thawers, and scale. Performs and records weekly eyewash station inspection.
Receives, processes, and distributes laboratory specimens and test requisitions. Verifies specimen identification by strict adherence to established procedures and consistently labels samples accurately and distributes samples for in house laboratory testing based on priority of work to ensure rapid turnaround of critical test results.
Identifies and documents problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and immediately notify the licensed Medical Technologist or Supervisor. Stores and maintains specimens for prescribed times and disposes of them according to approved safety protocols.
Attends section meetings and/or in-service training sessions that communicate changes in laboratory practices and/or regulations and compliance as required or reads and initials meeting minutes if attendance is not possible. Maintains an awareness of implementation or changes in policies by reading written and/or electronic communications, postings and protocols.
Completes four Continuing Education Units annually. The Lab Assistant may be asked to participate in quality assurance and/or projects as designated by the Inventory Supervisor or other Managers.
Demonstrates knowledge of Blood Bank Quality Assurance Plan Self Assessment (BBQAPSA) including the ten BB organizational standards known as Quality System Essentials based on the current AABB standards. Demonstrates knowledge of Facilities and Safety in Blood Banking including biological, chemical, radiation safety, and waste stream management.
Maintains a clean, efficient, and safe work area, contributes to the team effort, exhibits flexibility and adaptability to change, unexpected circumstances and wide spectrum of laboratory situations. Cooperates with coworkers and managers to maintain a productive and harmonious work environment. Adheres to attendance and dress code standards.
Langone Orthopedic Hospital and Cobble Hill Support: Familiar with the shipping program for Langone Orthopedic Hospital and Cobble Hill.
Accurately ships properly packaged blood products to locations with the appropriate coolants. Documents shipping in HCLL.
Component Modification: Consistently performs correctly blood irradiation. Under the direct and constant supervision of a licensed Medical Technologist, and using approved procedures and protocols, assists in thawing of fresh frozen plasma and cryoprecipitate in compliance with the laws and regulations.Documents component modification correctly in HCLL computer system
Inventory management: regularly follows SOP for blood and components discard and transfer. Monitors supply of inventory in HemoSafe and stocks it appropriately. Keep inventory in date order to avoid expiration of products.
- Blood and Component Management: accurately reconciles shipments, inspects blood and components for acceptance, accessions into HCLL with all special attributes, and places on quarantine. Stores products and blood segments in appropriately controlled temperature devices.
Minimum Qualifications:To qualify you must have a High school diploma or the equivalent required. One year of clinical laboratory experience and practical knowledge of information system operations. Appropriate interpersonal skills for interacting with patients, physicians, and other customers of the Medical Center.
Strong verbal communication skills in English language. Strong writing skills in the English language to include, but not limited to, legibility, neatness and completeness of thought. Detail oriented, capable of handling stress from irregular workload and demonstrate businesslike and professional attitude at all times
Two years of college (60 semester units), including some chemistry/biological science class work, or an equivalent combination of education end experience preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
We require applications to be completed online.If you wish to view NYU Langone Health's EEO policies, pleaseclick here. Pleaseclick hereto view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visithttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htmfor more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, pleaseclick here. Company Location NYU Langone Hospitals Department Clin Labs-Central Lab Service (H185) Position Type Full-Time/Regular Shift 05:00 PM to 01:00 AM
Plasma Center Nurse - RN (Full Time With Great Benefits!)
Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We have best-in-class products available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; a growing franchise in Oncology; and an emerging, innovative pipeline in Ophthalmics. Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest. A subsidiary of Shire, BioLife is an industry leader in operating high quality plasmapheresis centers throughout the United States. At BioLife Plasma Services, we excel at caring. Caring for the quality of our lifesaving services, caring for the donors who help make it happen, and caring for the communities we call home. Improving Lives. Improving life for everyone. BioLife's employment opportunities are among the best, offering competitive pay, immediate benefits, paid time off, on the job training, advancement potential AND an environment full of fast-paced fun all while working to save lives.
Primary Role The Medical Support Specialist determines donor eligibility to donate plasma, management of donor adverse events, review of laboratory test results, donor notification of unsuitable test results. The Medical Support Specialist works under the direct supervision of the Center Manager (or Assistant Manager as applicable) for operational guidance and under the supervision of the Center Physician for medical issues. Ideally, the Medical Support Specialist will be familiar with regulations of the plasma collection industry and/or a manufacturing environment. The Medical Support Specialist follows guidance provided by BioLife Medical Affairs and provides center level support of environmental, health and safety (EHS).
Determine donor eligibility accurately and in a timely manner, to include, proper management of informed consent, AIDS education and confidential self-exclusion, medical history interview and acceptance requirements, physical examination, blood testing, and reviewing Serological Protein Electrophoresis (SPE) as required.
Evaluate and manage donor reaction(s), which occurs at the facility as outlined in the SOPs. Follow applicable SOPs for medical emergencies including the execution of Center Physician’s standing orders and donor transport to emergency care facilities.
Manage donor deferral; reviews test results and notify donors of unsuitable test results per applicable SOPs.
Initiation and investigation of Post Donation Information (PDI).
Refer to the Center Physician or Medical Affairs (as applicable) when in need of providing unacceptable findings to donors, problem solving, or guidance concerning medical or technical issues, including donor safety and eligibility.
Demonstrate continued competency in the performance of job responsibilities and complete periodic assessment with the Center Physician per applicable SOPs.
Assist the EHS program as required per SOPs or as requested by the EHS Manager
Conduct pre-placement evaluation of new hires to include assessment of medical history questionnaire.
Support the Hepatitis B and Seasonal Flu vaccination programs for employees as applicable.
Maintain applicable employee medical records.
Member of EHS site committee and assist in training of employees, as required.
Manage employee incidents and determine whether further evaluation is required by occupational health/ER. Refer to EHS guidance regarding employee incidents.
Administer first aid to employees as needed.
Act as Pandemic Coordinator when authorized by EHS.
Supports investigations associated with pandemic threats within local community as indicated by EHS or Medical Affairs.
May perform all required duties in the area of
Medical History(including, but not limited to)
Greet donors as they enter and exit the donor floor.
Take and record donor pulse, blood pressure, and temperature measures and monitor electronic donor questionnaire system.
Perform finger stick, test sample, and record other donor measures to include hematocrit, total protein and weight.
Enter donor information into the Donor Information System (DIS). Education & Experience Requirements
- Graduate of a recognized educational program.
Minimum of two years in a clinical or hospital setting preferred
Key Skills and Competencies
Living our leadership behaviors is a basic expectation for all Shire employees. Shire expects all employees to embody the following:Leadership Behaviors
Be Results Oriented
Be An Excellent Manager of Self and Others
Currently licensed or certified in the state where duties will be assigned: Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA).
Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and AED certification required
Fulfillment of state requirements (in state of licensure) for basic IV therapy
Able to satisfactorily complete the FDA approved training requirements for BioLife Medical Support Specialist
Minimum of two years in a clinical or hospital setting preferred
Effective communication skills
Customer service oriented
Basic computer skills
Willingness to work with other Center Medical Team members to ensure coverage of all operating hours
Other Job Components
Routinely makes decisions determining donor eligibility.
Seeks guidance from Center Physician and Center Management (including Quality) for medium to high impact decisions and urgent matters.
Internal and External Contacts
Regularly advises and consults with donors/customers (External)
Seeks guidance from Center Physician (Internal)
Coordinates with Center Management team and Quality to ensure successful operation standards are met (Internal)
Maintain general cleanliness of work area and assist other work areas as needed to ensure a clean and professional environment.
Attend monthly staff meetings, and other team meetings as needed.
Supports the center management team in identifying operational opportunities for continuous improvement, initiating changes to center processes as needed, through use of company approved procedures (including but not limited to 5S, Value Stream Mapping and Kaizen).
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Willingness to travel preferred. (less than 10%) Equal Employment Opportunity Shire is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law. EEO is the Law - https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf EEO is the Law – Supplement - https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf Pay Transparency Policy - https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf Reasonable Accommodations Shire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Notice to Employment / Recruitment Agents:Employment / Recruitment agents may only submit candidates for vacancies only if they have written authorization to do so from Shire’s Talent Acquisition department. Any agency candidate submission may only be submitted to positions opened to the agency through the specific Agency Portal. Shire will only pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented where there is a fully executed contract in place between the Employment / Recruitment agents and Shire and only if the candidate is submitted via the Agency Portal. Candidates submitted or presented by Employment / Recruitment Agents without a fully executed contract or submitted through this site shall not be deemed to form part of any Engagement for which the Agency may claim remuneration. Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology. Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.
Medical Technologist Blood Bank 40 Hrs
Responsibilities Under the general supervision of the Blood Bank Manager, performs a variety of Transfusion Medicine testing and blood product related duties . Performs start-up, maintenance, and troubleshooting procedures on the Blood Bank analyzers and equipment. Performs quality control and quality assurance procedures as required.
Reports results via computer as well as communicates with clinical staff. Special assignments may include training of new employees, students, or residents as well as procedures supporting the autologous stem cell transplant program. Coverage includes rotating weekends and holidays.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but are not limited to: Test Performance 1. Verify sample identification, acceptability of sample, and appropriateness of order according to written procedures. 2.
Handle each specimen according to written procedure and perform follow-up procedures on rejected samples according to protocol. 3. Perform testing using Blood Bank analyzer(s) as well as by traditional manual testing within established turnaround times.. 4. Recognize unusual or unreasonable results.
Consult with manager or appropriate personnel about complex antibody problems or difficulty in ABO testing. 5. Perform and document required QC/QA procedures according to established protocols. Recognize existing or potential out of control situations.
Notify manager or appropriate senior Blood Bank staff member. 6. Perform surveys by testing, recording, and reporting results accurately. 8 Perform component modification such as thawing, irradiating, and washing/deglycerolizing RBCs as needed. 9. Perform scheduled maintenance and required documentation on instruments and equipment.
Notify manager and/or PM coordinator of unresolved problems. Blood Products 1. Receive, test, store, and issue blood products following established protocols. 2.
Pack blood products for shipping to other facilities. 3. Monitor proper temperature of all storage units. 4. Thaw plasma and cryoprecipitate. 5.
Irradiate red blood cell and platelet products. 6. Wash or deglycerolize red blood cell products. 7. Correctly document product modification in the computer, Label and label verify products following modification. 8.
Issue blood using established Uncrossmatched and Massive Transfusion Protocols. Fiscal Management 1. Contribute to department goal of optimization of resources and revenue enhancement. 2.
Maintain appropriate inventory of blood products and all reagents and supplies. General Expectations including but are not limited to: 1. Incorporate Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles and Mission Statement and Goals into daily activities. 2.
Comply with all Lahey Hospital & Medical Center department specific policies. 3. Follow established safety procedures as stated in the Laboratory Safety and Infection Control Manuals. 4. Participate in and successfully complete Mandatory Education. 5.
Comply with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Hospital & Medical Center. 6. Establish and maintain courteous and effective interactions with patients and colleagues. 7. Demonstrate an understanding of job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment. 8.
Demonstrate a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adhere to our customer service standards. 9. Demonstrate commitment to stay current in scientific knowledge by completing 6 hrs/yr of continuing education. 10. Participate in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities. 11. Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.
Qualifications Education: Associates degree including laboratory internship at an institution certified by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). Licensure, Certification, Registration:
Certification eligible by American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Board of Registry or the National Certification Agency (NCA) or by American Medical Technologists (AMT) for Medical Laboratory personnel. Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: - Knowledge of clinical tests and standards necessary to perform complex tests and accurately report result.
Analytic ability to perform complex tests, calculations, and calibrate instruments, etc.
Ability to identify clinical testing problems.
Ability to concentrate for long periods of time, utilize good judgment, work accurately under pressure and handle stress to met deadlines.
Manual dexterity and acuity necessary to prepare specimens, prepare solutions, screen specimens, and operate instrumentation and a computer.
Interpersonal verbal and written English language skills sufficient to exchange information with physicians and other colleagues.
Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
In the absence of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards. Experience: Laboratory internship at an institution certified by the NAACLS.
Shift DAYS; 8 hour shifts with every 3rd weekend
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We also help advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders We care for our patients with compassion and openness, unsurpassed expertise, a drive for continuous learning improvement, and with respect, caring, teamwork, excellence and commitment to doing our personal best. Join our team and our mission of excellence by applying today!
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Lab Assistant, Phlebotomist - Blood Donor Center - Part Time 10 Hour Days
Lab Assistant, Phlebotomist
Blood Donor Center
Part Time 10 Hour DaysApplyUSCKH - Clinical LaboratoryLos Angeles, California Blood Donor Center Lab Assistant, works in the Donor Center laboratory, collection site and mobile drives under the guidance of a CLS, Nursing Supervisor or Manager. Duties and responsibilities includes collecting, labeling, preparing, and shipping blood, plasma and other components for transfusions, performing quality control and preventive maintenance in accordance with cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices). In addition, Blood Donor Center Lab Assistant interacts with the public, involved in recruiting, conducting interviews and testing samples to screen potential donors. Minimum Education: -High School Diploma required. Associate degree is highly preferred.
- Must have completed education and training towards California CPT (Certified Phlebotomy Technician ) certification. Minimum Experience/
-1 year experience in laboratory or related field preferred. Experience in Blood Donor Center highly preferred.
Knowledge of phlebotomy procedures and medical terminology. Ability to understand, follow and successfully perform duties, including whole blood collection in accordance with administrative and clinical policies, regulations and procedures.
Ability to speak, read, write and understand English. Bilingual English and Spanish preferred.
Excellent customer service skills
Knowledge of basic computer skills including Microsoft Office applications
Must be able to commute with personal vehicle. Ability to adjust to fluctuating workloads and schedule adjustments (Monday-Sunday, day and evening shift, and Holidays) and work outdoors 90%- 100% of the time with potential exposure to adverse conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, fumes and/or poor ventilation, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, machinery and moving vehicles Required License/Certification:
Current California CPT certification required.
Current BLS certification.
A current valid driver's license and good driving record is required.
Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date. REQ20048868 Posted Date: 09/21/2017
Blood Donor Center Rn-1
Supervisory Organization Laboratory - Blood Bank Donor Room
MAGNET DESIGNATED COST CENTER Hours: Part-Time (0.5 FTE) 40hr/2wks; Monday- Friday; hours between 6:00AM - 9:00PM; No holidaysThis position is located in Lancaster, PA.
ATTENTION: Please be aware that, if you are an external applicant, you may need to complete an online assessment as part of the hiring process. This assessment will be sent to the e-mail address that you included in your application. Please note: Some e-mail accounts may receive the assessment e-mail in their junk/spam e-mail. This assessment must be completed within 5 days of receiving it. For more information regarding the assessment, please click HERE at http://www.lghealthjobs.org/Home/Career-Opportunities.aspx .
POSITION SUMMARY: Processes and evaluates prospective donors; performs donor phlebotomies and aids in donor recruitment. Prepares blood components from donated blood. Patient care includes care to patients in the following age groups: neonatal (birth to 30 days), pediatric (30 days through 12 years), adolescent (13 through 18 years), adult (19 through 64 years), and geriatric (65 years and above).
FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:
Serves as Primary RN for donor and patient care at the Donor Center and at all community blood drive sites handling onsite donor populations of 30-60 people in number. Triages multiple blood donor reactions and directs medical care as needed.
Assigns, delegates and oversees other employees and clinicians to provide patient care at all community and fixed-site locations utilizing care plans, adverse reaction protocols and provides medical oversight liaison activities on behalf of the Blood Bank Medical Director while onsite.
Administers post-phlebotomy care and performs patient assessments during donor vasovagal and adverse reaction situations. Provides all primary supportive care until EMS or patient/donor transfer arrangements are made from the donor site.
Collects patient and donor comprehensive data pertinent to the care of the donor or patient including medical history and pre-existing conditions. Interprets patient data for other clinical staff.
Provides leadership to other team members and is primary contact at community blood drives to maintain effective processes at the Donor Center and Community Blood Drive sites for a safe donation environment, maintenance of FDA requirements, staff assignments and effective workflow for pre-donation, donation and post-donation events.
Adjusts staff schedule onsite and directs additional staff to site during periods of high volume and donor care acuity in conjunction with the Donor Center Supervisor.
Assures that current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s) are maintained and implemented at all blood collection/manufacturing locations. Responds to FDA or other regulatory agencies when onsite.
Completes LIS computer registration of donors and patients, checking all pertinent data for accuracy and interpreting donor deferral criteria for donor acceptance or rejection.
Performs physical examination of homologous, autologous and directed donors, and evaluates patient and donor medical history according to AABB, FDA, and CAP laboratory guidelines.
Performs and maintains excellent donor phlebotomy skills including verification and manufacturing checks for all blood product containers, labels and specimen collection tubes. Monitors donor for post-phlebotomy vasovagal and adverse reactions for immediate care.
Performs therapeutic phlebotomy and donor apheresis procedures in the donor center or hospital in accordance with physician’s order and under the Blood Bank Medical Director’s approval.
Performs donor plasma apheresis and platelet apheresis on apheresis machines following AABB, FDA and CAP regulatory guidelines. Performs appropriate manufacturing of products from these procedures.
Develops and writes donor qualification and suitability procedures in accordance with FDA and other regulatory agencies. Verifies that donor qualification procedures are accurate and current for the department.
Monitors and replenishes stock of materials.
Performs routine maintenance, cleaning and decontamination of equipment and work surfaces and performs performance verification of donor scales and analytical instruments.
Assists Donor Recruiter in donor recruitment and telephone/recruitment communications for the department. Recruits apheresis plasma and platelet donors as needed.
Provides transportation for self to community blood drives while assuring planned transportation of products from collection sites occur according to courier schedules and adjusts as needed.
Acts as a consultant to staff for medical interpretations related to the donor deferral registry and prior exclusion records based on infectious disease testing, standard operating procedures and FDA guidelines.
Performs, evaluates and records QC parameters according to established control limits. Reports and provides action to all out-of-range situations.
Evaluates special donor candidates and other assignments as needed. Evaluates post donation information (PDIR) for FDA reportable events.
Other duties as assigned.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse, issued by the PA State Board of Nursing.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred. If this is a Magnet designated RN position, BSN or higher level nursing degree will be required by 12/31/19.
One year phlebotomy, blood center collections, dialysis or apheresis experience- preferred
Education Bachelors of Science-Nursing Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine (LG Health/Penn Medicine), at http://lancastergeneralhealth.org/LGH/ a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), at https://www.pennmedicine.org/ is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare). Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system. Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown Outpatient and Suburban Outpatient Pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region. Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare. A four time designated Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, LGH has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals in 2015-16 in three specialties. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Clinical Lab Scientist I - Blood Bank
Clinical Lab Scientist I - Blood Bank Requisition # 27889 The Clinical Lab Scientist performs all standard blood bank testing ABO, Rh, Ab Screen, antibody identification, cord blood work-ups, crossmatch, Direct coombs, eluates, antigen typing etc. Familiar with Gel technology both manual and automated (Vision). Logs-in specimens, issues blood components, takes inventory, orders blood components from suppliers, thaws plasma and cryoprecipitate, pools cryoprecipitate. Sends blood components to the patient care areas via the pneumatic tube system and monitors delivery of by pneumatic tube. Makes blood components from whole blood, leukocyte reduce blood, irradiate blood components, split and pool blood components, freeze and wash red blood cells for transfusion. Able to perform multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Tracks coolers, perform inventory reconciliation and ordering and stocking supplies. Logs-in and issues bone and tissues to the operating rooms as needed, packs bone and tissues on dry ice and perform inventory reconciliation of bone and tissues. Process, freeze, thaw and handle cellular therapy products in the stem cell lab. Perform RBC molecular testing in transfusion medicine to determine donor and/or patients RBC phenotype/genotype. Qualification Requirements/Preferences:
Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational
Baccalaureate Degree in a biological science, chemistry, medical technology, or related science.
A valid California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license or limited license in Immunohematology required. Prefer MT(ASCP) or BB(ASCP) or equivalent.
Experience: Two (2) years experience preferred. Blood bank/transfusion service work experience in a transfusion service in a large tertiary care hospital preferred. Have knowledge of cGMP's governing Registered and Licensed Blood Establishments.
Must be able to accurately perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment while maintaining good customer relations. Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with peers, patients, physicians and other customers. Full command (verbal and written) of the English language. Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking) Must be able to lift 25-351bs, with frequent walking and standing.
Working Title: Clinical Lab Scientist I - Blood Bank
Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center + Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0754014 - BLOOD BANK-COMPAT TESTS
City: Los Angeles
Job Category: Pathology/Laboratory
Job Specialty: Lab Support Services
Position Type: Regular-F/T
Shift Length: 8hr
- Days: Monday
Shift Type: Eve
Weekends: As Needed Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring. At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment.
Plasma Center Quality Manager
At Grifols, there are many opportunities to enter into the pharmaceutical industry with no prior industry experience. One of the most notable is becoming a Center Quality Manager (CQM). Grifols will hire experienced managers and provide the tools and skills necessary to run one of our plasma centers from a quality and compliance perspective.
As a CQM, you must possess discipline, strong documentation and communication skills with great attention to detail. If you have prior experience as a Supervisor or Team Lead in a Laboratory or Quality Assurance/Control Department, this might be the right opportunity for you to broaden your scope of responsibility. As a Plasma Center Quality Manager , you will adapt to a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment, learn about daily management, supervise Quality Associates, and ensure compliance with all applicable policies and regulations within our industry.
Moreover, you will ensure that Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are properly interpreted implemented in a timely fashion and that the staff performs according to all SOPs while keeping donor suitability and safety in mind. Through Grifols you will gain an understanding of internal and external audits, product and biohazard waste shipments, safety, accuracy, community representation, root cause analysis, strategic planning, and more. You will teach and inspire by encouraging team members to grow their skills and become more efficient, effective, and professional in their respective roles.
A candidate selected under this requisition will be hired as a Center Leadership Trainee 2 and will undergo a 6-month intensive training program to prepare him/her for a future role as a Center Quality Manager. REQUIREMENTS: Education: Bachelor s degree or equivalent, preferably in a science-related field.
Experience: Typically requires a minimum of 2 years related experience within medical and/or cGMP regulated environment.
Experience with plasma or whole blood a plus! Equivalency: Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements.
Example: If a job level typically requires an Associate s degree plus 2 years of experience, an equivalent could include 4 years of experience or a Bachelor s degree. Certified and proficient in quality and compliance. Works toward certification from the American Society for Quality to be a Certified Quality Auditor.
Works toward certification as a Designated Trainer for the quality area. Must be willing to undergo a 6-month leadership course at the Grifols Plasma Academy or corporate office . Must be open to travel out-of-state for training and work relocation after completion of training. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills including public speaking. Strong time management skills with the ability to manage multiple competing priorities. Must be able to read, write, and speak English.
Computer literacy: word processing, database software and spreadsheet programs, proficiency with email and internet applications. Ability to work with minimal supervision. NOTE: Training will be held in two-week intervals outside of a candidate's place of residence.
Candidate MUST be open to relocation and willing to accept a management position in the US Midwest after completion of training. Occupational Demands: Work is performed in an office and/or a laboratory/manufacturing environment.
Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms. Exposure to electrical office equipment.
Exposure to extreme cold below 32*, miscellaneous production Chemicals, moving machinery and production equipment.
Exposure to high levels of noise on production floor. Personal protective equipment required such as protective eyewear, garments and gloves. Fre
Plasma Processing Technician
1 In compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), responsible for collecting plasma samples and moving plasma units to freezer to ensure product quality. 2 Ensures plasma units are properly stored according to SOPs, which could include unsuitable plasma units and samples. 3 Ensures accuracy of unit labeling by verifying the pre-printed label matches the dynamic label. 4 Utilizes sterile technique to draw samples and uses heat sealer to assure the sterility and quality of plasma unit samples per SOPs. 5 May ensure samples and units are packed and shipped in accordance with SOPs and center procedures. Prepares shipping and unit disposal documentation. 6 Monitors freezer and refrigerator temperatures and immediately informs appropriate personnel if equipment is not functioning properly.
Records variances. 7 Conducts daily calibration of equipment according to SOPs. 8 Ensures the accurate recording of donor data in the electronic donor information management system as outlined in the SOPs. 9 Understands the policies and procedures associated with hyper immune programs at the center if applicable. 10 Maintains clean efficient work environment, and ensures sufficient operating supplies and forms are available as needed. Follows all Health Safety & Environmental (HSE) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) policies and procedures. Promotes safety in all actions. 11 Maintains confidentiality of all personnel, donor and center information. 12 May be cross-trained in other areas to meet the needs of the business. 13 Bilingual skills may be required, at the discretion of the organization, to meet the needs of the business. 14 Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Education • High school diploma or equivalent required Experience • Minimum of three (3) months experience in laboratory or warehouse environment preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience • Must be able to perform basic math calculations Working Conditions (physical & mental requirements) • Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions • Ability to understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines • Must be able to see and speak with customers and observe equipment operation. • Occasionally perform tasks while standing and walking up to 100% of time • Reach, bend, kneel and have high level of manual dexterity • Occasionally be required to lift and carry up to 25 pounds • Fast paced environment with frequent interruptions • Frequently exposed to hazardous chemicals, extreme temperatures and to blood borne pathogens • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment while performing specific tasks or in certain areas • Required to work overtime and extended hours to support center operational needs All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, national origin or other legally protected classifications. Worker Type: Employee Worker Sub Type: Regular
Education High school diploma or equivalent required
Experience Minimum of three (3) months’ work experience, preferably in medical or health provider environment or equivalent combination of education and experience Must be able to perform basic math calculations
Conditions(physical &mentalrequirements) Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions Ability to understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines Must be able to see and speak with customers and observe equipment operation. Occasionally perform tasks while standing and walking up to 100% of time Reach, bend, kneel and have high level of manual dexterity Occasionally be required to lift and carry up to 25 pounds Fast paced environment with frequent interruptions Frequently exposed to hazardous chemicals, extreme temperatures and to blood borne pathogens Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment while performing specific tasks or in certain areas Required to work overtime and extended hours to support center operational needs Note: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexualorientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, national origin or other legally protected classifications. Worker Type:
Employee Worker Sub Type: Regular
Lab Technician - Blood Transfusion Services, 1.0 Nights (44364)
Lab Technician - Blood Transfusion Services, 1.0 Nights (44364)
Job Type:Full Time
Hours in Shift:8
Job Description Reports to the Supervisor. Under the direction of the technical support of the Laboratory Supervisor, is responsible for quality control of blood components and processing of patient samples. 1) Selects, prepares, modifies and labels non-RBC blood components prior to issue.
Make appropriate decisions concerning components prepared. 2) Sets up and issues plasma blood components upon request of patient care departments; returns and releases blood components for reissue. Issues red blood cell products. 3) Receives deliveries of components from donor centers. Returns unused and outdated components. 4) Assigns diagnosis related special needs for patients based upon department standard operating procedures. 5) Performs preventive maintenance schedule for minor equipment; maintains quality control records for equipment.
Maintains record of lot numbers of disposable products. 6) Use Cobe 2991 equipment to wash red blood cell units. 7) Take physical inventory of every unit in the TS and reconcile it with the inventory form LIS report. 8) Researches blood inventory discrepancies (critical inventory) and resolves them. 9) Reviews daily checklist of tasks and performs duties as needed (e.g. cleaning waterbath, taking temps of incubators, checking LN2 level in LN2 tank). 10) Revalidate plasma thawing equipment after repair and before return to service. 11) Perform monthly component QC on manipulated products. 12) Delivers the trauma bucket of blood to the Emergency department for trauma patients. 13) Participates in special projects as assigned. 14) Perform other duties as assigned. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status or on the basis of disability. National recognition in 12 specialites. Watch our stories "We have a culture of patient care first here, one that speaks to our mission and our values: to care, to educate, and to discover." Brian L.Unit EducatorBSN, CMS RN Did you know? 196Stanford Health Care uses 196 solar panels, powering 17% of the hospital's electricity. 17In 2015, we had 17 dogs in our Pet Assisted Wellness (PAWS) Program. 8We're proud to work with 8 All-time Stanford Medicine Nobel Laureates. 1,592Stanford Health Care exhibits more than 1,592 original art pieces.
Qualifications 1) High school graduate or equivalent. Two years relevant Laboratory experience required.
Associate degree in sciences or equivalent credentials MLT, etc. preferred. Medical terminology, exposure to advanced biology and chemistry preferred. Requires a comprehensive understanding of the procedures, policies, systems and equipment used within assigned areas as well as a high level of proficiency in the incumbent's specialty areas. 2) Demonstrates initiative for assuming responsibility, being able to organize self and others.
Should be able to perform and complete duties with limited supervision and be able to work effectively and be responsive to constructive criticism. SHC does not discriminate on the basis of Ancestry, Age, Color, Disability, Genetic information, Gender, gender identity, or gender expression, Marital status, Medical condition, Military or veteran status, National origin, Race, Religion, Sex, and Sexual orientation.
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