Blood Donor Phlebotomist

Employer
Lancaster General Health
Location
Lancaster County, PA
Posted
Mar 15, 2017
Closes
Mar 24, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
**Supervisory Organization** Laboratory - Blood Bank Donor Room (Karen C Smith (217973)) **Grade** G07 **Summary** Job Title: Blood Donor Phlebotomist _This position is located in Lancaster County, PA._ _Full-time 08., 64 hours per two weeks working variable hours between 7:00 am and 9:00 pm with rare Saturdays, no Sundays or holidays. Drivers license required._ **ATTENTION:** Please be aware that, if you are an external applicant, you may need to complete an online assessment as part of the hiring process. This assessment will be sent to the e-mail address that you included in your application. Please note: Some e-mail accounts may receive the assessment e-mail in their junk/spam e-mail. This assessment must be completed within 5 days of receiving it. For more information regarding the assessment, please click HERE at -Opportunities.aspx . **SUMMARY:** Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking a Blood Donor Phlebotomist. The Blood Donor Phlebotomist processes and evaluates prospective donors; performs donor phlebotomies and aids in donor recruitment. Prepares blood components from donated blood. **PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:** + Greets donors/ patients and explains the medical history card and necessary forms to be completed, as well as the procedure involved in the donation process of regular, autologous and directed donors. + Completes computer registration of prospective donors, checking all pertinent data for accuracy and documenting any deferral codes on donor card. + Obtains vital signs of regular, autologous and directed donors, and evaluates the medical history according to AABB procedures, FDA and laboratory guidelines. Evaluates final donor acceptability based on medical history interpretation and condition. + Performs donor phlebotomy including labeling and tagging of all autologous and directed donor units. Monitors donor for adverse reactions following AABB and standard operating procedures. + Performs therapeutic phlebotomy procedures in the donor room or at the bedside in accordance with the physician's order and under the Medical Director's approval. + Administers post-phlebotomy care and treats reactions as they occur under the direction of an RN or physician. Documents all reactions and refer to Medical Director as needed. ? + Travels to and performs set up of mobile blood collection sites and maintains supplies and materials for both fixed and mobile site areas. **JOB REQUIREMENTS:** MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ? High school diploma or equivalent (GED). ? Valid Pennsylvania driver's license for off-site mobile blood drives. ? CPR certification. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: ? Certification as Phlebotomy Technician, PBT (ASCP) . ? Six (6) months employment in a healthcare setting required; blood center or blood donor collection center is preferred. ? One (1) year of phlebotomy experience preferably in a blood donor or blood center setting **This position requires a valid PA Driver's License and Motor Vehicle Report.** **Education** High School Diploma/GED (Required) Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine (LG Health/Penn Medicine), at a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), at https://www.pennmedicine.org/ is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare). Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system. Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown Outpatient and Suburban Outpatient Pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region. Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare. A four time designated Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, LGH has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by US News & World Report as one of the nation's best hospitals in 2015-16 in three specialties. **EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled**