Donor Technician

THE BLOOD CENTER HUMAN RESOURCES   New Orleans, LA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on June 20, 2024
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Do you like to meet new people on a daily basis? Do you want to take an active part in helping to save lives? The Blood Center is now interviewing for full-time Donor Techs to work mobile blood drives. Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule and have excellent customer service skills. Medical screening and Phlebotomy experience a plus. A valid Louisiana driver’s license and a good driving record are a must! The Blood Center pays a competitive starting wage and full benefits package including paid holidays, health, dental and life insurance on date of hire, paid time off after six months and an employer contributed retirement plan. 


POSITION'S PRIMARY PURPOSE Essential functions of the Donor Technician are to assist in smooth and efficient donor flow, to determine donor acceptability, to perform sterile venipuncture for the collection of a unit of whole blood and to ensure quality products throughout the phlebotomy process.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Essential Physical Requirements: The Donor Technician position requires continual climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, repetitive motions and finger use. Pushing and pulling are occasionally required.

Working Conditions: This position's essential functions will be accomplished in both inside and outside environmental conditions. The employee is subject to blood borne pathogen hazards.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of BC's phlebotomy training course.

Knowledge and Skills: Good communication skills, excellent customer relations skills, ability to work well under pressure, working knowledge of word processing, good aptitude for knowing how to expedite donor flow, knowledge of medical terminology and donor screening requirements.

Licenses: Valid LA driver's license.

Use of Machinery and Software: Beeper, cellular phone, computer, Safetrace, hematron, blood pressure cuffs, hematastat and drive BC vans.

Experience: On-the-job training, however, prior phlebotomy experience helpful.