Responsible for the evaluation of donor suitability for automated pheresis procedures. Administration and supervision of approved immunizations other than red blood cell immunizations. Provides limited emergency medical care to donors and staff, including the administration of medication or treatments in accordance with licensure or certification.
1Promotes positive customer relations with all donors.
2Conducts confidential and effective interviews with donors to obtain necessary information regarding suitability to donate plasma.
3In conjunction with the Center Medical Director and/or Center Physician responds to medically related questions from staff including donor suitability and provides information to staff on medically related issues.
4Performs medical history reviews and health assessments on donors. Assesses results of donor screening and laboratory tests to determine initial and continuing donor suitability.
5Notifies and counsels donors regarding reactive test results. Refers donors to community facilities for follow-up and counseling.
6Explains informed consent to applicant donors. This includes explanation of procedures, hazards and potential adverse events; explanation of immunization schedules, dose and antibody response; providing clear opportunity for donor to refuse participation; obtaining signature and date certifying informed consent.
7Handles medical emergencies at the Center by providing routine care as outlined in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); elevates situations to Center Physician or local medical service providers as required. Periodically checks emergency kits to assure supplies are present and in-date.
8Reviews test results and determines continued donor suitability. Follows SOPs regarding acceptable ranges of four-month required test (PE/STS) reports. Maintains knowledge of and apply all rules regarding four-month approvals and grace periods.
9Assess signs and symptoms a donor may exhibit that may result in the inability to continue donating.
10Manages employee hepatitis B and influenza immunization program, including administration of immunizations.
11Understands the policies and procedures associated with hyper immune programs at the center where applicable, and oversees donor immunization programs. Reviews antibody titer results as required. Maintains awareness of appropriate immunization schedule for each antigen.
12Ensures the accurate recording of donor data in the electronic donor information management system as outlined in the SOPs.
13Maintains clean efficient work environment, and ensures sufficient operating supplies and forms are available as needed. Follows all Health Safety & Environmental (HSE) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) policies and procedures. Promotes safety in all actions. May conduct routine audits of these internal procedures and documentation.
14Maintains confidentiality of all personnel, donor and center information.
15May be cross-trained in other areas to meet the needs of the business.
16Bilingual skills may be required, at the discretion of the organization, to meet the needs of the business.
17Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Provide minimum hiring requirements, specialized knowledge, and other considerations required
(physical & mental requirements)
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, national origin or other legally protected classifications.
Worker Sub Type:Regular