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Clinical Apheresis Nurse I - Full Time

This individual will perform therapeutic apheresis and cellular therapy procedures both in-house and at contracted facilities in accordance to the physician orders and set procedures and policies, as well as coordinate, oversee and perform special donations procedures in-house.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Perform stem cell collections for oncology patients at We Are Blood office
  • Perform therapeutic apheresis procedures, such as red blood cell and plasma exchanges and white cell depletions acutely or on an outpatient basis in the hospital setting with contracting facilities
  • Review all request forms, physician's orders, patient history, medications and lab work, as applicable
  • Access and maintenance of central venous catheters (CVC) and ports
  • Assess and monitor patients/donors while they undergo their ordered procedure
  • Provide patient/caregiver education regarding procedures and post procedure care
  • Respond to reactions, identify/treat symptoms, administer medications as ordered, and assist with bladder needs, as required for all in-house procedures
  • Accurately record all procedure results, documentation and issued instructions in database and/or on required forms.
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Requirements:

  • Must have an active unencumbered RN licensure in the State of Texas and hold a CPR certification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid Texas driver's license, proof of vehicle insurance, and an acceptable driving record
  • Must be able to work a flexible full-time work schedule and have availability to participate in the rotating evening/weekend on-call schedule. (30 hours a week guaranteed.)
  • Must have at least one year nursing experience in a hospital setting, oncology unit or clinic required.  ICU, ER, pediatrics, apheresis, dialysis and/or oncology experience preferred (On the job training is performed for apheresis)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills needed
  • Possess compassionate interpersonal skills and excellent customer service skills
  • Clinical ladder for professional development available

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We Are Blood 

Austin, Texas

 

Position closing date:

August 31, 2019 

Blood Distribution Courier Full-Time

To maintain and manage the inventory of blood products and to provide blood product distribution service in a regulated environment to hospitals, other blood centers, and clients. Meet and exceed customer expectations and adhere to established quality practices while seeking to continually improve work performance.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary customer service representative between We Are Blood and the customer, both internal and external. Create and maintain excellent customer service. Take customer component orders, by phone or FAX.
  • Recognize and fulfill the unique inventory and service needs of each hospital and select appropriate components for distribution to ensure facility needs are met.
  • Manually and/or electronically log orders and shipments, ensuring accuracy and delivery time frames are met with strict adherence to SOP.
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task in a fast paced regulated environment.
  • Inspect products or specimens and pack appropriately for shipment to ensure regulatory requirements are met for each type of shipment.
  • Perform irradiation procedures, including documentation and relabeling of components.
  • Deliver shipments to hospitals, other carriers or blood centers; and pick up shipments or specimens. Inspect and determine acceptability requirements for product return. Process expired platelets and/or red blood cells for further manufacturing and subsequent shipment to contracted entities.
  • Complete all required documentation accurately with strict adherence to cGMP and SOP.
  • Be responsible for monitoring and documenting storage temperatures for all components; in-house, and upon receipt. Take appropriate action in the occurrence of out-of-temp events.
  • Manage product inventory to reduce expiration rates while ensuring community needs are continually met.
  • Maintain vehicles and work areas in clean, well-organized state.
  • Maintain an acceptable driving record.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Own the experience by meeting and exceeding customer service standards for internal and external customers: Stay in the know, Get funky, Open doors, Applause feels good and Cross the line.

 

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid Texas driver’s license, proof of insurance, and an acceptable driving record.
  • Two years of customer service experience required. Prefer some experience in inventory, distribution, and/or warehouse experience in a regulated environment.
  • Some computer skills preferred.
  • Customer service orientation, good listening skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work effectively independently, without direct supervision, as well as within a group.
  • Ability to lift at least 30 lbs, stand for extended periods of time, load and unload vehicle, enter and exit vehicle.
  • On-call and flexible scheduling required
  • Acceptable driving record.
  • Required to work overtime as needed.
  • To be able to work rotating on call flexible scheduling required. Schedule evening Monday-Friday 3 pm-11:30 pm

 

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Interested in our organization, but not this job? Check us out at www.WeAreBlood.org to find out how you else you can be a part of our Family.

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We Are Blood 

Austin, Texas

 

Position closing date:

August 31, 2019 

Mobile Supervisor Full Time

This individual will determine donor eligibility, perform phlebotomy techniques, and manage adverse donor reactions at blood drives across the Central Texas area including supervising on a mobile drive.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain complete familiarity with all departmental SOPs, quality policies and procedures, human resources policies and procedures, mainframe donor database, operator manuals, and other materials as appropriate
  • Anticipate and respond to organizational needs; plan for contingencies; organize/oversee processes and employees to promote a lean environment a lead and motivate staff.
  • Ensure thorough/effective dissemination of information; ensure timely and appropriate reporting of all Worker’s Compensation exposures, illness, or injuries.
  • Maintain open lines of communication with employees and operations manager
  • Ensure compliance with organizational and industry policies and procedures
  • Ensure proper maintenance of the donation site and equipment according to SOP (daily quality control and housekeeping procedures and routine/preventative maintenance); coordinate/ oversee work flow; ensure satisfactory levels of Mobile supplies and equipment
  • Provide timely and tailored training, feedback, and constructive criticism to improve and expand upon employees’ technique and knowledge
  • Advise mobile operations manager of issues/trends involving employees; execute on-the-spot corrections as needed
  • Provide timely and progressive counseling aimed at correcting performance problems; participate in the performance appraisal process of employees by maintaining notes on individual employees throughout the year and constructing fair, effective, unbiased, and factual performance comments; cultivate an environment of teamwork
  • Determine donor suitability according to SOP: Register donors; conduct/document medical history interviews; perform/document vital signs (pulse, blood pressure, hematocrit and temperature)
  • Perform whole blood and automated phlebotomy techniques on allogeneic, donors according to SOP: Vein selection; preparation of aseptic phlebotomy site; labeling of collection materials; venipuncture; sample collection; donor escort
  • Record Keeping: Accurately record donor phlebotomy results in electronic database or legibly on donor record and review electronic/hard copy documentation, as appropriate, according to SOP
  • Respond to donor reactions according to SOP: Identify/treat symptoms, monitor/perform vital signs (pulse and blood pressure) and accurately document the reaction
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned by mobile operations manager

 

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2-4 years blood center experience, preferably in phlebotomy; prefer experience with ALYX or other automated collection system; college education or supervisory experience may substitute for blood center experience
  • CPR Certified
  • Must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid Texas driver’s license, proof of insurance, and an acceptable driving record; and be able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within 6 months of employment.
  • Ability to work a flexible and open schedule including Saturdays/Sundays as needed
  • Ability to assume a lead role in a team environment
  • Ability to make priority determinations, and work without direct supervision
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Compassionate interpersonal and excellent customer service skills
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Ability to maintain high attention to detail 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 interpret and respond appropriately to sensitive/confidential information and situations
  • Excellent manual dexterity
  • Ability to stand for long periods
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds unassisted
  • Ability to work in an environment with bio-hazardous materials.

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Interested in our organization, but not this job? Check us out at www.WeAreBlood.org to find out how you else you can be a part of our Family.

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We Are Blood 

Austin, Texas

 

Position closing date:

August 31, 2019 

 

Risk & Facilities Administrative Coordinator

Provide high-level complex administrative support for the Risk & Facilities department with occasional support provided to the Chief Financial Officer.  Ensure departmental efficiency and productivity directly supporting the Director, Risk Management and providing back up assistance to other department staff. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight of assigned facilities contractors ensuring quality work is consistently delivered in accordance with the terms of the contract, this includes but is not limited to fleet maintenance services and janitorial services.
  • Develop the plan of execution for any special projects assigned
  • Coordinate Facilities and Safety Committee meetings to include preparing agendas, presentations, taking minutes and actively participating in both meetings.
  • Plan, develop, execute and maintain communication efforts in support of departmental contract and insurance matters, as needed.
  • Serve as a safety training backup for the Director, Risk Management
  • Perform routine inspections of the facilities at the Lamar campus looking for both janitorial issues and facilities related issues that need to be addressed.  As necessary inspect the satellite campuses to ensure the janitorial company is performing up to par.
  • Research supplier and vendor options for department, draft and process all departmental PO’s using our Terms and Conditions to protect our organization Draft all departmental check requests coordinating appropriate approvals on each and maintaining appropriate documentation.

Requirements:

  •  High School diploma or equivalent and five or more years experience performing risk and/or facilities related tasks.  Prefer some college.
  • Prior property management experience preferred but not required
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality, and employ critical thinking skills to make sound judgements and decisions as well as assimilate information and draw appropriate conclusions
  • Proficiency using software such as Microsoft Windows 98, Work, Access, and Excel.  Ability to acquire additional computer skills.

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We Are Blood 

Austin, Texas

 

Position closing date:

August 31, 2019 

Director of Donor Recruitment 

Do you have a passion for community service, leadership and sales?  Are you a goal-oriented people person? 

Arkansas Blood Institute is seeking qualified candidates for Director of Donor Recruitment in the Little Rock area.  This is a vital and rewarding position that will play a key role in expanding our footprint and sharing our lifesaving mission in Central Arkansas.  Arkansas Blood Institute is part of one of the fastest-growing independent blood centers in the U.S., providing blood to more than 30 hospitals across the state of Arkansas, including the four major hospitals in Little Rock. 

Arkansas, the Natural State, is home to 52 state parks set on gorgeous mountains, lakes, streams and forests. Enjoy endless outdoor fun whether you are a hiker, biker, wildlife watcher, or whitewater paddler – these parks have something for everyone. Being the capital city of Arkansas, Little Rock beautifully located along the Arkansas River, and has more than fifteen miles of scenic riverfront, cultural and historic attractions, entertainment and world-class dining. The city’s downtown area thrives with art galleries and museums. North Little Rock is home to the popular Argenta Arts and Historic District, Burn’s Park (one of the largest city parks in the country at 1,700 acres), Dickey-Stephens Park (a AAA baseball stadium with skyline views) and nearby Verizon Arena (host to music legends as well as up and coming Country and Pop artists). Little Rock is well known as a “foodie city” and was included in Forbes 2014 list of “Five Secret Foodie Cities in the Nation.” Little Rock is ranked among the most affordable cities in the U.S. for cost of living. Visit www.livinginarkansas.netfor more detailed information on living in the beautiful state of Arkansas.

The Director of Donor Recruitment will lead a donor recruitment team to success; providing clear direction, as well as employing effective management and strategic planning to ensure collection goals, performance expectations and departmental objectives are met.

Qualifications:

  •         3-5 years of work experience directly related to blood banking
  •         Associate’s degree is required, bachelor’s degree preferred

Benefits: 

Arkansas Blood Institute offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k), paid time off, and a relocation package for candidates who do not reside in the Little Rock area.   

Apply online only at http://arkbi.org/careers/

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Arkansas Blood Institute

Little Rock, Arkansas 

 

Position Closing Date:

August 15, 2019 

 

ADRP, an International Division of America's Blood Centers, is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.

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