Job Description


RADIATION SAFETY POSITION:  Employees in this position may be eligible for unescorted access to blood irradiation equipment.  If so, the employee will be subject to additional background screening to include personal reference checks, fingerprinting and local, state and federal criminal background checks.

Position Title: Component Shift Coordinator

Function Titles: Supervisor

Join our team of heroes!

Are you looking for more than a job? We are hiring a d etail-oriented individual to perform a wide variety of detailed and sequential tasks, according to standard operating procedures and assists in the production of the biological components. Working in a highly regulated, and team-oriented environment.

The Component Shift Coordinator is responsible for Component Production, assists in the supervision and coordination of all routine daily activities concerning the preparation of blood components.

This role is great for those who standing for long periods of time, communication with team members, and b uilding a rapport and relationships that will encourage employees.

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:

  • Directly supervise staff in the preparation, storage, labeling, and quarantine of components, including special components, assuring that all components are properly managed according to standard operation procedures in a reasonable amount of time. 
  • Monitor all documents to ensure that they are complete and accurate including component preparation records (daily) to assure that all adjustments have been made to accurately reflect component preparation.  
  • At the direction of the Component Laboratory Assistant Manager, maintain daily goals for the preparation of various components’; maintain specific inventory levels. 
  • Provide training for new and incumbent staff; assist with competency assessments. Act as coach and mentor to staff to maximize staff’s professional development.
  • Assist with the troubleshooting of component preparation problems and instrument malfunctions.  Make recommendations and/or corrections as needed. 
  • Assist with biohazard waste management including review and reconciliation of vendor receipts, vendor interactions, and internal organizational waste management.
  • Directly supervise staff in the RRPL area including organizing, preparing, packing, and shipping of non-transfusable products for research, manufacturing, or Clinical Trials.
  • Assure products are properly managed according to standard operating procedure and client specifications in a reasonable amount of time.
  • At the direction of the Component Laboratory Assistant Manager, manage special projects in accordance with established policy.
  • Enforce The Blood Center's policies on EEO, Affirmative Action, cGMPs, and Safety/Health to include ensuring that every component handled maintains the highest possible quality.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

We need someone who has:


High School Diploma or GED; two years of experience as Component Technician II at GCRBC or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

Physical Demands:

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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit and stoop, kneel or crouch.  The employee is occasionally required to stand for extended periods of time and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.  Employees are required to be familiar with and abide by the team lift requirements as specified in the Safety Program.  Employee may occasionally push or pull wheeled containers weighing up to 150 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

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 blood and/or blood components, as well as any other biohazard materials.  The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of radiation.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  The employee is frequently exposed to extreme cold.

Job duties involved an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood with a risk of exposure to Hepatitis and HIV.

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