Donor Care Assistant-U
Date: Apr 18, 2021
Cincinnati, OH, US
University of Cincinnati
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >
Hoxworth Blood Center is an independent community blood center, dedicated to the promotion of research and education in transfusion medicine and cell therapies. Hoxworth Blood Center, Division of Donor Services, is currently accepting applications for a full-time Donor Care Assistant. The ability to work a flexible schedule is essential. Work hours will include weekends and some Holidays.
Comply with 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.
*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.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
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.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and be able to demonstrate a full range of motion for bending, stooping and lifting.
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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