Apheresis Technician - Similar to Dialysis Technician

StemExpress - San Diego, CA (30+ days ago)


Our Mission

StemExpress is a life-sciences company that supplies leading biomedical researchers around the world stem cells, human primary cells and tissue at life-changing speed.

We are proud of the role we play in helping the global research community accelerate the pace of disease prevention and cure through research.

Our Values

We feel strongly that interpersonal behaviors are as important as technical aptitude. Thus, our values of Integrity, Curiosity, Accountability, Nimbleness, Drive, and Ownership are represented by the acronym I CAN DO! In our fun and fast-paced environment, we bring the I CAN DO enthusiasm to everything we accomplish for each other and the fabulous clients we serve.

The Team

The StemExpress Procurement Donor Center team is driven to provide researchers high-quality products at life-changing speed. The team excels at providing outstanding customer service with the purpose of collecting tissue and blood samples intended for research.

The Role

This position has a similar skill set to a Dialysis technician. To be successful, the Apheresis Technician will do the following:

Provide safe, effective Apheresis treatments, ensuring all treatments are performed according to established procedures, guidelines, and contracts in compliance with all pertinent regulatory requirements.
Demonstrate excellence in customer/donor service.
Receive, log, and trace specimens while following HIPPA regulations for donor/sample security.
Ensure collection and quality compliance for blood, cells, tissue and apheresis donations.
Follow, amend, and submit updates to regulatory documents to continually increase product and workflow quality.
Perform cell counts and analysis on specimens.

Your Qualifications

Required:
Experience with Apheresis setup & equipment procedures, Leukapheresis specific experience preferred. Will consider someone who has provided dialysis treatment.
Knowledge of medical procedures and conditions and ability to understand, follow and successfully perform duties, including whole blood collection and apheresis procedures, in accordance with administrative and medical policies, regulations and procedures.
Education sufficient to perform all tasks and to read, understand and follow Standard Operating Policies and Procedures and regulatory materials.
Six (6) months experience performing apheresis collection or similar responsibilities/duties in a relevant medical setting preferred OR Completion of an acceptable training program (requires proof of completion and course content) plus three (3) months relevant experience preferred.
Experience in hands-on venipuncture.
Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to follow protocols to maintain quality systems.
Demonstrated critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
A valid driver's license.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.

Preferred:
Phlebotomy certification Experience with blood banking techniques