Under general supervision from designated supervisor, screen prospective blood donors and process blood donors at the Hoxworth Blood Center Neighborhood Donor Centers and Mobile Operations.
Communicate directly with donors, following customer service guidelines.
Comply with standard operating policies and procedures, FDA regulations, AABB standards, and other regulatory agencies.
Register, interview and screen prospective donors.
Process blood donors; perform venipuncture, sample collection, therapeutic phlebotomies, autologous blood donations, automated collections, etc.
Monitor and assess blood collection process; assist with immediate and/or emergency care in case of a donor adverse reaction.
Process collections (i.e., verifying collections, packing units for transport, transporting collected units to the blood center).
Assist and perform quality control functions, maintain and calibrate equipment.
Assist in set up and dismantling of blood collections equipment and materials at all operations.
Assist with cleanup of Mobile Operations and Neighborhood Donor Centers. Clean and maintain equipment. (e.g. Donor beds, working tables, blood tubing sealers, work stations, etc.)
Drive blood center vehicle to and from Mobile Operations.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Unusual Working Conditions
Exposure to biohazardous products, chemicals and body fluids. May be exposed to unpleasant odors and adverse weather. May have to ambulate donor in cases of adverse reaction.
The regular work week shall consist of forty (40) hours, five (5) days of eight (8) hours each, unless otherwise mutually agreed by management and the affected employees. May work evenings, weekends, holidays, and on-call. May travel overnight.
Must be at least 18 years of age; High school/GED diploma required with six months customer service experience. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and a safe driving record. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and be able to demonstrate a full range of motion for bending, stooping and lifting.
A Donor Care Assistant (DCA) will be reclassified to Donor Care Specialist (DCS) provided all of the following criteria are met:
Employee meets minimum qualifications of a Donor Care Specialist (DCS).
Employee is trained and proficient in whole blood and automated collection.
Passing grade on competency evaluation (whole blood and automated).
Satisfactory performance evaluation.
Complete Application: You MUST indicate on your application materials evidence of having the experience, skills, or education required for this title. Please document all dates of employment, description of relevant duties, and full-time/part-time status.
Subjects and Weights: 100% Training and Experience.
Training and Experience: Eligibility test scores and rank will be determined by grading the applicant's related work history and education.
Are you eligible to receive Ex-Veteran Credit? You must have a DD214 stating that you received an Honorable Discharge. In order to receive the additional credit for your military service, you must do one of the following with your DD214:
1. Attach a copy of the DD214 to your application.
2. Fax a copy to our office within 3 days after the closing date. Our fax number is 556-9652.
3. Bring a copy to our office within 3 days after the closing date. We are located at the University of Cincinnati, University Hall, 51 Goodman Dr., Suite 340
This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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