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DONOR TECHNICIAN I / PER DIEM / VARIABLE-EVENINGS / BWH - BLOOD DONOR CENTER

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Company: Brigham and Women's Hospital

Location: Boston, MA

Date Posted: July 23, 2014

Source: Brigham and Women's Hospital

Responsibilities

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:

Responsible for the performance of donor room procedures under the direction of a registered nurse or the nursing director and in accordance with departmental Standard Operating Procedures. Must have a working knowledge of AABB, FDA and other regulatory agency guidelines.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Indicate key areas of responsibility, major job duties, special projects and key objectives for this position. These items should be evaluated throughout the year and included in the written annual evaluation.

1. Interviews donors to determine eligibility according to the donor selection criteria of the departmental Standard Operating Procedures. The selection procedure is to include the medical history and physical examination.
2. Collects blood sample for and performs point of care test to measure hemoglobin.
3. .Provides the donor with opportunity to ask questions and provides explanation to assure donor understanding.
4. Follows established criteria for the temporary/permanent deferral of ...

Responsibilities

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:

Responsible for the performance of donor room procedures under the direction of a registered nurse or the nursing director and in accordance with departmental Standard Operating Procedures. Must have a working knowledge of AABB, FDA and other regulatory agency guidelines.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Indicate key areas of responsibility, major job duties, special projects and key objectives for this position. These items should be evaluated throughout the year and included in the written annual evaluation.

1. Interviews donors to determine eligibility according to the donor selection criteria of the departmental Standard Operating Procedures. The selection procedure is to include the medical history and physical examination.
2. Collects blood sample for and performs point of care test to measure hemoglobin.
3. .Provides the donor with opportunity to ask questions and provides explanation to assure donor understanding.
4. Follows established criteria for the temporary/permanent deferral of donors to prevent inadvertent collection from a donor who is ineligible. Refers problems or questions of donor suitability to registered nurse or Medical Director. O.
5. Obtains and/or documents Informed Consent of a blood or apheresis donor prior to collection; explains elements of donation procedure including information on risks of procedure and tests performed.
6. Performs whole blood collection using established sterile technique in preparation of phlebotomy site.
7. Performs platelet pheresis collection procedure
8. Maintains continuity of donor identification by carefully labeling of all collection bags and pilot tubes and assuring volume collected is appropriate.
9. Observes donors/patients for adverse reactions and takes appropriate action..
10. Performs therapeutic phlebotomies according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures.
11. Performs daily quality control, including daily scale calibration and other equipment used in the selection and collection process. Responsible for the documentation and corrective action as needed.
12. Accurately performs the following functions in Lifetrak; donor look up , , for all types of donors entry of Health History Responses, Physical exam findings, Product linking, phlebotomy data, Regis and, Product Ship Out
13. Assists in maintaining adequate inventory of necessary supplies for the Donor Center and Off-Site Mobile Blood Drives. Puts supplies away and rotates older supplies to be used first.
14. Transports blood products to the blood bank.
15. Follows all safety and infection control policies, maintains a clean work area and performs other duties as required at the Donor Center and Off-Site Mobile Blood Drives.
16. Maintains professional image at all times;

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. High School Diploma or equivalent with phlebotomy experience.
2. Phlebotomist training course or program required.
3. Experience of working in a blood donor center desirable.

SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

1. Flexible in scheduling to meet needs of department.
2. Demonstrates good judgment and seeks out guidance with questions.
3. Exceptional English speaking verbal communication skills.
4. Attention to detail and thorough completion of assigned tasks.
5. Interacts courteously and effectively with donors, patients, co-workers, physicians, other hospital personnel and outside contacts.
6. Neat and orderly work habits.
7. Ability to remain calm and efficient in stressful situations.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

1. Donor Room and Off-Site Mobile Blood Drive environments.
2. Exposure to potentially infectious specimens.
3. Frequent standing, walking, bending required to perform procedures.
4. Moderate amount of lifting and carrying of equipment/supplies weighing 10-50 pounds.
5. Occasionally provides assistance to patient/donor in treatment of reactions. Provides physical support to patients to lie down or sit up.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: .
None.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY:
None

Shift

Variable Evening Shift

Some Saturday days shifts are required.

EEO Statement

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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