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Blood Donor Phlebotomist (40hrs/week, 1st shift)


Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

5020 LAB-Blood Bank Donor Room

Supervisory Organization

Laboratory - Blood Bank Donor Room

Grade

G07

Summary

Job Title: Blood Donor Phlebotomist

This position is located in Lancaster County, PA.

Full-time 1.0., 80 hours per two weeks working variable hours between 7:00 am and 9:00 pm with rare Saturdays, no Sundays or holidays.  Drivers license required.

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SUMMARY:  Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking a Blood Donor Phlebotomist. The Blood Donor Phlebotomist  processes and evaluates prospective donors; performs donor phlebotomies and aids in donor recruitment.  Prepares blood components from donated blood. 

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Greets donors/ patients and explains the medical history card and necessary forms to be completed, as well as the procedure involved in the donation process of regular, autologous and directed donors.
  • Completes computer registration of prospective donors, checking all pertinent data for accuracy and documenting any deferral codes on donor card.
  •  Obtains vital signs of regular, autologous and directed donors, and evaluates the medical history according to AABB procedures, FDA and laboratory guidelines.  Evaluates final donor acceptability based on medical history interpretation and condition.
  •  Performs donor phlebotomy including labeling and tagging of all autologous and directed donor units.  Monitors donor for adverse reactions following AABB and standard operating procedures.
  •  Performs therapeutic phlebotomy procedures in the donor room or at the bedside in accordance with the physician's order and under the Medical Director's approval.
  •  Administers post-phlebotomy care and treats reactions as they occur under the direction of an RN or physician.  Documents all reactions and refer to Medical Director as needed. ●
  •  Travels to and performs set up of mobile blood collection sites and maintains supplies and materials for both fixed and mobile site areas.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 ●  High school diploma or equivalent (GED).

● Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license for off-site mobile blood drives.

 ● CPR certification.

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: ● Certification as Phlebotomy Technician, PBT (ASCP)

. ● Six (6) months employment in a healthcare setting required; blood center or blood donor collection center is preferred.

  ● One (1) year of phlebotomy experience preferably in a blood donor or blood center setting
 

This position requires a valid PA Driver's License and Motor Vehicle Report.

CAMPUS Full Time Posted on 11/27/2019