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Donor Room Apheresis Phlebotomy Technician

Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
Hyannis, MA
Date:
10/18/2017
2017-10-182017-11-16
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Job Details

Cape Cod Healthcare

Department: Blood Donor Center
Schedule: Full-time 40 Hours per week
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: Hours between 7:00am -5:00pm, rot days, rot w/e, occ hol
Job Details:

 

Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod.  With more than 450 physicians, 4,700 employees, and 1,100 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare operates two-acute care hospitals, the Cape's leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility (JML Care Center), an assisted living facility (Heritage at Falmouth), the Cape's only local laboratory service (CCHC Laboratory Services) and numerous health programs.  We are currently seeking a dedicated Donor Room Apheresis Phlebotomy Technician to join our team at Cape Cod Hospital.

 

Cape Cod Healthcare offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits packages, tuition reimbursement, and generous paid time off.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To organize, recruit and draw blood donors through a program designed to meet the needs of Cape Cod Healthcare.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.      Perform all aspects of donor blood collections, included but not limited to: verifying all information of donor, drawing blood, and performing aftercare of the donor in a Mobile Unit or Donor Collection center in accordance with department policy and procedures maintaining high customer service.

2.      Assist on offsite blood drives and collections sites as assigned.

3.      Prepares, labels, and processes blood components and samples for testing. 

4.      Maintains inventory of supplies.

5.      Makes recommendations for improvements in quality and/or efficiency to the immediate supervisor. 

6.      Perform quality control, instrument calibration, quality assurance and improvement, and development of new methodologies.

7.      Consults blood bank records to answer questions, monitor activity or resolve problems of blood-donor groups.

8.      Prepares reports and statistical data of platelet donor program.

9.      Train individuals on collection processes and functions. 

10.  Maintains a list of prospective platelet donors.

11.  Recruits donors for both whole blood and Apheresis collections.

12.  Assists with promotions, events and incentives for the Apheresis program.

13.  Maintains workbenches, testing areas and other work areas in a clean, sanitary and free of clutter condition for the safety of donors, guests, and staff.

14.  Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.

15.  Maintains a thorough knowledge of departmental and Hospital policies and procedures as they pertain to the job, including but not limited to fire and disaster plans. 

16.  Performs other work related duties and activities as assigned or requested.

 

 

Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects Cape Cod Healthcare's commitment to CARES: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

Donor Room Apheresis Phlebotomy Tech I

Job Code:   TBD  Grade: S11A

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English.
  • Two years as Donor Phlebotomist or one-year experience as an Apheresis Phlebotomist.
  • Working knowledge of blood groups and Rh types and donation procedures.
  • Basic Life Support certification (to be acquired within 6 months of position and must maintain certification).
  • Ability to communicate effectively with donors. 
  • Nationally Certified Phlebotomist required and must maintain certification.
  • Current Donor Phlebotomy Technician, DPT (ASCP) Certification required.
  • Must attend first available Manufacturer Operators Training in the collection of automated Apheresis using the current platform utilized by Cape Cod Healthcare and must successfully complete training within 3 months of starting the training program.
  • Eligibility for Qualification in Apheresis, QIA (ASCP) Certification or equivalent preferred.
  • Typing 30 wpm.

 

Donor Room Apheresis Phlebotomy Tech II

Job Code: TBC    Grade: S12A

  • Must meet all requirements of the Donor Room Apheresis Phlebotomy Tech I.
  • Current Qualification in Apheresis, QIA (ASCP) Certification or equivalent required.

 

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