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Executive Director

The Oklahoma Blood Institute is seeking a "community spirited" professional to LEAD its Ada team in fulfilling the mission to recruit blood donors, drive sponsors, and volunteers and to store and deliver blood units for local hospitals.  This public-facing, "visible" position not only requires an outgoing, bright, and energetic personality to foster relationships, but also demands detailed attention to planning, communication, regulations, finances, and personnel.  Significant successes in project management and organizational expansion and entrepreneurship are desirable.  Connectivity with regional leaders and access to key social networks would also be positives.

The successful candidate will present and maintain a credible, positive image of the Oklahoma Blood Institute in the local community.  He/She will act as a liaison between the Institute and the community, organizations, and residents.  Applicants should be goal-driven self-starters who have strong interpersonal, organizational, and analytic skills.  They should be able to motivate and inspire diverse constituencies including donors, sponsors, staff, and volunteers. 

SALARY RANGE: Competitive salary, commission plan, and excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k), paid time off, and holiday pay.


Oklahoma Blood Institute
Ada, OK

donor recruitment manager I

Provide direction, strategic planning and management of the recruitment team to ensure collection goals, performance expectations, and departmental objectives are met.


  • Associate degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 3-5 years' experience in Blood Banking industry or equivalent managerial experience
  • Public speaking/presentation experience required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Directly responsible for Donor Recruitment performance to goal and recruitment metrics
  • Assures compliance and assists in developing calendar guidelines
  • Responsible for building the annual collections calendar to meet expected goals while balancing OBI resources for efficiencies
  • Provide in field observation, coaching and leadership for recruitment staff
  • Identify growth opportunities through account development strategies and market segmentation
  • Ensure efficient mobile collections through collaborative efforts with management and other departments
  • Maintain brand integrity in recruitment efforts
  • Ensure account consultants and account managers have adequate training, tools and resources
  • All other duties as assigned
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Arkansas Blood Institute
Ft. Smith, AR

apheresis technician - phlebotomist, full-time 

The Blood Donor Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock is a vital and necessary part of ensuring that the blood inventory for our patients and community is available.  They are committed to helping to create happy, healthy and sustainable communities. 

To apply visit the Dartmouth-Hitchcock career page.

Lebanon, NH

director, Mobile operations

Use personal expression and creativity to oversee the management of all mobile and support operations which includes but is not limited to medical history, donor eligibility, automated component collection and whole blood collection processes, as well as staff scheduling, quality control and education and training in conjunction with the Director, Fixed Site Operations. The responsibilities will include strategic planning and implementation, goal achievement, the oversight and development of the technical training programs for all areas of responsibility including staff management and development, working as the liaison with other operational areas in We Are Blood business planning. Establish and maintain quality practices while continually seeking to improve and expand upon performance and knowledge for self and staff.

Requirements: Minimum of 5 years management experience including strategic planning, or a minimum of 3 years blood center senior management experience is required; blood center or relevant industry related experience may be substituted for some management experience. Blood center experience in donor collection operations management strongly preferred, particularly experience with FDA/AABB and/or industry audits. College degree and/or RN license preferred. Either of these may substitute up to 2 years management experience. Strong computer skills, experience with Microsoft Office; blood bank software and document control software preferred. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written required, experience with writing employee counseling statements and performance appraisals, nonconformance investigations and corrective actions, SOP’s training plans, change control documents and validation plans strongly preferred. Strong public speaking and presentation skills preferred. Must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid Texas driver’s license, proof of insurance, and an acceptable driving record. Able to work Monday-Friday

Apply today.

We Are Blood
Austin, Texas

Donor Recruitment administrative assistant / donor recruitment manager


Oklahoma Blood Institute
Little Rock, AR / Ft. Smith, AR

Outside Sales Representative/Event Planner

Outside sales representatives must develop new partnerships with targeted decision makers in community organizations, educational & religious institutions and businesses to gain support in meeting the needs for volunteer blood donors.  Responsibilities include organizing & promoting blood donation events; assessing, developing and implementing strategic/tactical plans to achieve recruitment objective/goals.  She/he is expected to develop a customer-focused culture that will result in successful community partnerships and donation awareness. Identify opportunities for growth within current group base, and facilitate a plan to achieve growth percentage for total unit collection within territory. Book recurring blood drives for the following year. Develop and maintain relationships with key accounts. Give presentations in order to promote blood collection. Identify and provide feedback on issues regarding customer needs/requirements, customer issues/concerns and satisfaction, competitor activities/strategies, etc. Interact effectively and professionally with team members and all internal/external contacts.

QUALIFICATIONS: Associate/Bachelor’s degree preferred, 1-3 years sales related experience, public speaking/presentation experience preferred, excellent communication skills, and valid driver’s license with access to vehicle.

SALARY RANGE: Competitive salary, commission plan, and excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k), paid time off, and holiday pay.


Oklahoma Blood Institute
 (Two openings) Lawton and Ardmore, OK

Mobile phlebotomist

Oklahoma Blood Institute is actively seeking qualified candidates for a rewarding position with a proven track record of successful reliability that is responsible for providing a safe and pleasant blood donation experience for donors.

Considered applicants must have a high school degree or GED, college classes are a plus. This position offers paid on-the-job training with no experience required.

The phlebotomist should be a shining example of superior customer service, professionalism, donor care and technical ability. Successful candidate must be available to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, late evenings, and weekends. They must be on-time, reliable, good communicators, detail oriented, and work well with others. This position requires candidates to have reliable transportation, working telephone, standing for long periods of time, and ability to lift 40 lbs regularly.

Pay: $11.50 an hour or based on experience; additional pay for technical school certification, associate degree's, bachelors' degrees, etc; additional pay if fluent in Spanish; paid on-the-job training

Benefits: Health, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 401(k), paid-time-off, tuition reimbursement, paid on-the-job training

Days and Hours: Varied

If you are the type of person that has a passion to help save lives, this could be the perfect job for you!


Oklahoma Blood Institute
Various Locations

Technician I Phlebotomist -  part time

This individual will determine donor eligibility, perform phlebotomy techniques, and manage adverse donor reactions at our Lamar location. 

Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent, Effective communication skills, Compassionate interpersonal skills, Excellent customer service skills, basic computer skills, punctual and dependable. Experience in a blood center is preferred; at least 6 months experience with red cell automated blood collection Platelet Pheresis technology is preferred; certification as a phlebotomist, medical assistant, EMT, paramedic or LVN is a plus but not required. Ability to interpret and respond appropriately to sensitive/confidential information and situations. Ability to maintain focus and make sound judgments in a busy/distracting environment. Ability to perform the same task repeatedly while maintaining a high level of accuracy. Ability to work well in a team environment. Part Time Schedule: Friday-Monday. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays.

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We Are Blood
Austin, Texas

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