Bryan/College Station Phlebotomist (Full Time: Rotation On-Call Driver)
GULF COAST REGIONAL BLOOD CENTER
Function Titles: Phlebotomist; Driver
Join our team of heroes!
Are you looking for more than a job? We are hiring who are patient, reliable, and demonstrates commitment towards customer service and donor satisfaction.
The Regional Phlebotomist – Driver – On Call, is responsible for the performance of routine work related to the set up/tear down of mobile sites, the screening, collection and hematroning of blood and blood products during mobile or facility operations. Frequent contact with the donor public and blood clients occurs requiring a high level of customer service. Safely drive company vehicle to and from collection and delivery sites.
This role is great for those who enjoy working with a diverse group of people in a variety of settings. As a phlebotomist you meet all types of people and utilize different phlebotomy techniques.
Just For You:
- Career advancement opportunities.
- Competitive compensation and benefits package.
- Engaging and exciting opportunity to SAVE LIVES.
Tips to thrive in our culture:
- Embody our Core Values of Commitment, Integrity, and Respect
- Work to actively create experiences that inspire others to save lives, each and every day.
- Embrace doing it right, making connections, and creating desired experiences.
- Comply with all organizational policies and standards, including safety rules, and be willing to report actual and potential violations to the appropriate supervisor or manager.
In this role, you’ll:
- Operates departmental vehicle for the transporting of staff and equipment to mobile sites and designated client locations, in accordance with the guidelines set forth by Vehicle Loss Control Committee of the Blood Center.
- Completes pre-departure and post-drive checks of departmental vehicles and equipment.
- Ensure compliance with acceptability standards as set forth in the Vehicle Safety and Loss Control Policy, Standard Operating Procedures Manual, cGMPs and various other policies, procedures and protocol.
- Assists with the loading, unloading, set-up and tear down of equipment at mobile donor and/or NDC sites.
- Performs pre-donation screening, venipuncture, and post venipuncture care of donors in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
- Accurately and legibly completes donor records in a timely manner.
- Demonstrates strong level of customer service skills and customer service focus.
- Identifies and addresses non-routine situations arising during phlebotomy procedures and reports them to supervisor.
- Attends and completes continuing education and training in phlebotomy procedures, instruments, and equipment as required.
- Maintains acceptable level of proficiency in required phlebotomy procedures.
- Assists other staff members in maintaining smooth workflow and processes.
- Accept all phone orders and IMS orders received and enter them into BECS (Blood Establishment Computer Software).
- Initiate and complete incoming and outgoing hospital orders in BECS.
- Perform necessary quality control activities and documentation.
- Perform inspections on equipment as required, and maintain proper arrangement of blood component inventory, monitor hospital inventory. Perform Driver I duties as well as Acting Shift Coordinator duties when necessary.
- Inspection of blood components should occur while consigning and returning blood components. Inspections should include, but not be limited to the following: verify proper labeling, segments and appearance of all blood components.
- Maintain assigned vehicle and all assigned equipment in a clean and safe operating manner; perform annual transit temperature checks and as needed/directed.
- Organize and stock blood and blood components on properly labeled shelves and inventory operational supplies daily, order accordingly to insure no breaks in service delivery.
- Rotate on-call duties to provide after-hours deliveries and address any equipment alarms.
- Actively recruits donors at donor sites.
- Complete additional duties as assigned.
We need someone who has:
- High School Diploma or GED and six months of phlebotomy experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. (Associate degree from an accredited college or university is a plus).
- Certificate of Phlebotomy strongly preferred
- EMT Certification or Licenses in a related field a plus
- Valid Texas Driver’s License and acceptable driving record
- CDL is a plus but not required
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds without team lift assistance. Employee must occasionally push and/or pull up to 150 pounds. Employees are required to be familiar with requirements as specified in the Safety Program in an effort to prevent bodily injury and for the health and safety of others. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, extreme cold or heat, toxic or caustic chemicals, and blood and/or blood components, as well as other bio-hazardous material. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Job duties involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood with a risk of exposure to Hepatitis and HIV.
Who We Are:
Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization and is accredited, licensed, and inspected by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), AABB as well as local and state authorities. Serving the largest medical campus in the world, The Blood Center has grown to more than 650 employees and serves more than 170 hospitals and health care institutions in the 26-county Texas Gulf Coast, Brazos Valley, and East Texas regions. As it pertains to stability, we have been in business for over 45 years with no threat of mergers or acquisitions; and growing stronger as we gain more partnerships within the business community.
Think you have what it takes to save lives with us? We want to hear from you.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT
The Blood Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants for positions are considered without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic testing results, or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable law, statute, regulation, or Executive Order.