Donor Care Assistant (AFSCME Union), Hoxworth Blood Center
Date: Sep 4, 2020
Location:Cincinnati, OH, US
Company: University of Cincinnati
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >
The Donor Services department of Hoxworth Blood Center is seeking a full time Donor Care Assistant. This position requires friendly, patient, conscientious workers that will be responsible for taking vital signs, venipuncture and providing post-donation care for blood donors. Establishing and maintaining good communications and public relations with blood donors is paramount. The ability to work a flexible schedule is essential.
Communicate and interact directly with donors, following customer service guidelines
Comply with all standard operating policies and procedures, FDA regulations, AABB standards, and other regulatory agencies.
Register, interview and screen prospective donors
Process blood donors; perform venipuncture, sample collection, therapeutic phlebotomies, autologous blood donations, automated collections, etc.
Monitor and assess blood collection process; assist with immediate and/or emergency care in case of a donor adverse reaction
Process collections (i.e., verifying collections, packing units for transport, transporting collected units to the blood center)
Assist and perform quality control functions, maintain and calibrate equipment
Assist in set up and dismantling of blood collections equipment and materials at all operations
Assist with cleanup of Mobile Operations and Neighborhood Donor Centers. Clean and maintain equipment. (e.g. Donor beds, working tables, blood tubing sealers, work stations, etc.)
Drive blood center vehicle to and from Mobile Operations
Perform other duties as assigned
Unusual Working Conditions: Exposure to biohazardous products, chemicals and body fluids. May be exposed to unpleasant odors and adverse weather. May have to ambulate donor in cases of adverse reaction.
The regular work week shall consist of forty (40) hours, five (5) days of eight (8) hours each, unless otherwise mutually agreed by management and the affected employees. May work evenings, weekends, holidays, and on-call. May travel overnight.
Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age; High school/GED diploma required with six months customer service experience. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and a safe driving record. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and be able to demonstrate a full range of motion for bending, stooping and lifting.
COMPLETE APPLICATION: You MUST indicate on your resume materials evidence of having the experience, skills, or education required for this title. Please document all dates of employment, description of relevant duties, and full-time/part-time status.
SUBJECTS AND WEIGHTS: 100% experience, skills, or education as indicated on your resume to be evaluataed by Human Resources.
EXAMINATION: Applications will be reviewed by Human Resources to determine eligibility, which will be based on the minimum qualifications. All qualifying applicants will be notified of the date and time of the written examination via email.
Email Notification -The preferred mode of notification is via email.
Are you eligible to receive Ex-Veteran Credit? You must have a DD214 stating that you received an Honorable Discharge. In order to receive the additional credit for your military service, you must do one of the following with your DD214:
1. Attach a copy of the DD214 to your application.
2. Fax a copy to our office within 3 days after the closing date. Our fax number is 556-9652.
3. Bring a copy to our office within 3 days after the closing date. We are located at the University of Cincinnati, University Hall, 51 Goodman Dr., Suite 340.
Pay Grade: 91D Pay Rate: $15.10 per hour
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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