Medical Screener/Phlebotomist, Plasma Center Nurse- RN (Medical Support Specialist)

  • BioLife Plasma Services
  • Greenwood, IN 46143, USA
  • Feb 07, 2019
Full time Healthcare Nurse Other

Job Description

Category "Other" is Phlebotomy

Medical Screener/Phlebotomist:

Responsible for all Medical History job skills in order to screen new and repeat donors for eligibility to donate; and/or perform entry-level Phlebotomy floor skills as assigned and trained to complete.

All responsibilities must be completed in compliance with federal, state, local and company-specific regulations related to quality of product, employee and donor safety, and to the proper performance of day-to-day activities. Employees must also maintain complete and accurate records, in accordance with cGMP.

  • Committed to meet customer service expectations (30%)
    • Greet donors as they enter and exit the donor floor.
    • Answer phones within reasonable timeframe.
    • Maintain orderly filing system, purging records as needed. 
  • May perform all required duties in the area of Medical History (including, but not limited to): (50%)
  • Take and record donor pulse, blood pressure, and temperature measures and monitor electronic donor questionnaire system.
  • Perform fingerstick, test sample, and record other donor measures to include hematocrit, total protein and weight.
  • Enter donor information into the Donor Information System (DIS).
  • Prepare and assemble new and repeat donor charts.
  • Coordinate donors to donor floor and compensate donors using the Debit Card system

 May perform specific entry-level duties in the area of Phlebotomy including: (20%)

  • Install, prime, and disconnect disposable sets on the plasmapheresis machines.
  • Operate, maintain, and perform trouble-shooting of plasmapheresis machines within scope of training. Refer advanced trouble-shooting to certified technicians.
  • Monitor donors during donation process and respond to donor reactions.
  • Maintain and calibrate equipment.
  • Stock supplies, break down empty cartons and assist with proper disposal. 

Plasma Center Nurse-RN (Medical Support Specialist):

The Medical Support Specialist determines donor eligibility to donate plasma, management of donor adverse events, review of laboratory test results, donor notification of unsuitable test results. The Medical Support Specialist works under the direct supervision of the Center Manager (or Assistant Manager as applicable) for operational guidance and under the supervision of the Center Physician for medical issues.  Ideally, the Medical Support Specialist will be familiar with regulations of the plasma collection industry and/or a manufacturing environment.  The Medical Support Specialist follows guidance provided by BioLife Medical Affairs and provides center level support of environmental, health and safety (EHS).

  • Currently licensed or certified in the state where duties will be assigned: Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA).
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and AED certification required
  • Fulfillment of state requirements (in state of licensure) for basic IV therapy
  • Able to satisfactorily complete the FDA approved training requirements for BioLife Medical Support Specialist
  • Minimum of two years in a clinical or hospital setting preferred
  • Effective communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Customer service oriented
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness to work with other Center Medical Team members to ensure coverage of all operating hours 

Minimum experience or requirements: 

  • Medical Screener/Phlebotomist: No Experience required. High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Plasma Center Nurse-RN:
    • Currently licensed or certified in the state where duties will be assigned: Registered Nurse (RN).
    • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and AED certification required.
    • Fulfillment of state requirements (in state of licensure) for basic IV therapy.