Phlebotomist

at Blood Center of Central Texas

Austin, TX

Posted on Aug. 31, 2016

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The Blood Center of Central Texas is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Founded in 1951, our mission is to safeguard the community’s gifts of blood with uncompromising quality and excellence in customer service.

We are hiring a Phlebotomy Technician to determine donor eligibility, perform phlebotomy techniques, and manage adverse donor reactions during blood donation at the Lamar Donor Center.

Additional responsibilities include:
• Providing outstanding customer service to donors, coworkers, guests and contracted partners to ensure the best possible donation experience and working environment.
• Processing and accurately documenting allogeneic, autologous, directed/dedicated, and therapeutic whole blood, double red cell, platelet, and mononuclear cell donations according to SOP: registration, medical history interviews and vital signs, phlebotomy.
• Responding to donor reactions according to SOP: Identify/treat symptoms, monitor/perform vital signs and accurately document the reaction.
• Maintaining all equipment and the donation site by performing daily quality control processes, routine/preventive maintenance, assembly/disassembly, and housekeeping procedures.
• Assist in maintaining adequate inventory levels in conjunction with donor recruitment and hospital services to ensure platelet collection goals are met.

Requirements:
• HS diploma or equivalent.
• Experience in phlebotomy and/or taking vital signs is preferred; certification as a phlebotomist, medical assistant, EMT, paramedic or LVN is a plus
• Possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
• Able to communicate effectively with team members and blood donors.
• Basic computer skills needed.
• Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. unassisted.
• Open availability needed. Must be able to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.

Interested in The Blood Center, but not this job? Check us out at www.inyourhands.org to see how you else you can be a part of our organization.

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