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Phlebotomist
  To perform all blood collection processes on donors to enhance the well being of our community by providing safe, adequate and economical supply of blood products.
Must be able to work on average 40-55 hours per week, including early mornings, late evenings and weekends.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:    
  • Always maintain a safe and hazard free work environment by following the policies and procedures of Medic’s safety guidelines and AABB standards.
  • Perform all aspects of blood collection of donors, included but not limited to: maintaining high customer service, verifying all information of donor, drawing blood, and performing aftercare of the donor.
  •  Evaluate potential donor’s eligibility by verification of vein status in both antecubital areas.
  • Perform sterile scrub and venipuncture.
  • Verify correct identification of donor and recheck donor information forms for accuracy and completeness.
  • Perform post phlebotomy care, proper disposition of unit, and give post-care instructions to each donor.
  • Ability to understand and promote all aspects of Medic donor programs, including but not limited to: Medic membership and types of donations
  • Ensure all quality standards are upheld by following all policies of Medic, Medic’s Standard Operation Procedures (SOP), Code of Federal Regulation (CFR), state regulations and AABB 
  • Demonstrate a high level of customer service, team work, professionalism and confidentiality 
  • Continuously develop skill sets with attending any of the following: education programs, in-service training, and seminars.
  • Ability to cross train and perform functions of screeners/ interviewers.
  • Adheres to MEDIC’s Customer Service Policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
 
Tele-Recruiter - Part Time                         Monday - Friday,  2:00PM - 6:00PM,    20 hours per week
 
Build relationships with our donors by calling them and asking them to participate in a blood drive in their area.  Contribute to a courteous and positive atmosphere by providing excellent customer service at all times.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·      Always maintain a safe and hazard free work
environment by following the policies and procedures of Medic’s safety
guidelines and AABB standards.
·     Build relationships with donors by:
o  Calling current donors and ask them to visit a
drive nearby.
o  Calling current donors during emergency need and
educate them about the importance of their donation.
o  Calling high school donors’ parents as needed to
inform them that their child has signed up to donate blood.
o  Calling first time donors and thank them for
their donation and explain MEDIC’s Membership Program.
o  Calling and thank O Negative donors and explain
the importance of their particular blood type.
·   Consistently demonstrate courteous and positive
behaviors to both internal and external customers.
·    Ability to understand and promote all aspects of
MEDIC donor programs, including but not limited to: MEDIC membership, types of
donations and promotions.
·    Ensure all quality standards are upheld by
following all policies of Medic, Medic’s Standard Operation Procedures (SOP),
Code of Federal Regulation (CFR), state regulations and AABB standards.
·    Demonstrate a high level of customer service,
team work, professionalism and confidentiality.
·    Continuously
develop skill sets with attending any of the following: education programs,
in-service training, and seminars.
·    Adheres to
MEDIC’s Customer Service Policy.
Education:
High School Graduate or GED equivalent.
Experience:  
Basic computer experience, familiar with Microsoft office suite. Prefer health care
experience
  
  
 Driver-Interviewer, Mobile Units
 
To provide safe travel for our mobile staff and a comprehensive
and customer oriented screening of all donors to enhance the well being of our
community by providing safe, adequate and economical supply of blood products.
Must be able to work on average 40-55 hours per week, including early mornings, late evenings and weekends.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·   Always maintain a safe and hazard free work
environment by following the policies and procedures of Medic’s safety
guidelines, AABB standards and OSHA regulations.
·    Operate mobile buses in accordance with DOT regulations
and TN State laws.
·    Maintain all required certifications required by
DOT, OSHA and company safety programs.
·    Perform required before, during and after “user
maintenance” and provide required reports.
·   Maintain and protect all property entrusted to
you in excellent condition.
·    Verify correct identification of donor,
accurately complete donor information form and obtain informed consent.
·    Perform all necessary screening functions
included but not limited to:
o  Screening/interviewing of donors through
regulated questionnaire,
o  Obtain pulse count, blood pressure, temperature
and perform hematocrit level test for physical eligibility requirements,
o  Complete proper consultation with designated
personnel to finalize eligibility assessment, and,
o  Correct assessment of donor eligibility to
donate including explanation of deferral if required.
·     Consistently perform self checks of
documentation for errors and omissions related to the eligibility requirements.
·     Assist with maintenance of donor files, and
orientation and training of new personnel.
·    Ability to understand and promote all aspects of
Medic donor programs, including but not limited to: Medic membership and types
of donations.
·    Ensure all quality standards are upheld by
following all policies of Medic, Medic’s Standard Operation Procedures (SOP),
Code of Federal Regulation (CFR), state regulations and AABB standards.
·    Demonstrate a high level of customer service,
team work, professionalism and confidentiality.
·  Continuously develop skill sets with attending
any of the following: education programs, in-service training, and seminars.
 
Education:
High School Graduate or GED equivalent.
Experience:  
Must have CDL license, class B or higher with Air Brake
endorsement.  At least 1 year experience
with large truck/ RV/ School Bus. Basic computer experience; familiar with
Microsoft office suite. Prefer health care experience.
 
 
 
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
  
Direct management of MEDIC’s public relations/communications/marketing
programs, including planning, production, and implementation.  Advise senior managers on communications
issues which affect or may influence MEDIC’s relationships with the public
 
 Education:  
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with demonstrated experience in communications required.
Experience:
Knowledge or experience in creative writing and design, journalism, public relations,
promotion, advertising, social media, website, print media production, and
public speaking desirable.
 
 
 
Medical Laboratory Technician II (MLT II)
Basic Accountability Statement:  
Performing all laboratory tests and special procedures
necessary for processing of donor blood and components to enhance the well
being of our community by providing safe, adequate and economical supply of
blood products.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Always maintain a safe and hazard free work

environment by following the policies and procedures of Medic’s safety
guidelines, AABB and FDA standards.
·       
Operate and maintain laboratory equipment in a

safe, clean and orderly manner.
·       
Perform routine and special laboratory

procedures for testing of blood products, included but not limited to: donor
testing, quality control testing, component preparation, suitability of
returned components, and labeling of blood components.
·       
Perform special component processing, included

but not limited to: washing, freezing, and deglycing.
·       
Perform and review bacterial testing.
·       
Review, screen and analyze daily testing results,

laboratory worksheets, inventory status level reports and all other
documentation required.
·       
Organize and rotate blood component inventory.
·       
Receive, transfer and fulfill hospital

transfusion requests in conjunction with identifying compatibility problems.
·       
Analyze and implement resolutions to problems

encountered in laboratory procedures.
·       
Ability to understand and promote all aspects of

Medic donor programs, including but not limited to: Medic membership and types
of donations
·       
Ensure all quality standards are upheld by

following all policies of Medic, Medic’s Standard Operation Procedures (SOP),
Code of Federal Regulation (CFR), state regulations and AABB standards.
·       
Demonstrate a high level of customer service,

team work, professionalism and confidentiality
·       
Continuously develop skill sets with attending

any of the following: education programs, in-service training, and seminars.
·       
Assume team leader responsibilities on an as

needed basis, including but not limited to, training of new employees and/or
students.
·       
Stock supplies as needed
·       
Adheres to MEDIC’s Customer Service Policy.
·       
Other duties as assigned.
Education:
Must have State of Tennessee license as a medical laboratory
technician. Must have excellent oral and written communication, organizational
and computer skills. Professional registry preferred.
Experience:  
At least 2 years of experience as a medical technician.  Previous experience in blood banking.
This job description reflects management's assignment of
essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be
assigned.  Nothing in this job
description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and
responsibilities to this job at any time.
Hospital Services Technician
PART-TIME
Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Conduct shipping container checks at prescribed
intervals.
·       
Review blood components storage temperature records
at hospital transfusion services.
·       
Report any problems or potential problems to the
Director-Technical Services or Laboratory Supervisor.
·       
Organize and rotate blood component inventory.
·       
Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and
orderly condition.
·       
Report existing or potential maintenance
requirements.
·       
Review blood component storage records for
completeness and acceptability.
·       
Report any problems or potential problems to the Director, Technical Services or Laboratory Supervisor.
·       
Coordinate with Hospital Transfusion Service
Staff to determine if they have short expiration date units not to be returned
at this time. Generate a Blood Held form for these units.
·       
Remove from storage blood components to be
returned and generate a Transfer Memo. Have Transfusion Services Staff review
for accuracy and sign declaration of proper storage.
·       
Conduct shipping container check for fresh blood
components.
·       
Place fresh blood components in proper storage
as directed by Hospital Transfusion Services Staff.
·       
Report any problems or potential problems to the
Director, Technical Services or Laboratory Supervisor.
·       
Receive requests from hospital transfusion
services for routine and special blood components.
·       
Follow established protocol to fulfill these
requests, including quality control and visual inspection to determine the
suitability of blood component for issue.
·       
Operate the computerized invoicing and billing
system and pack blood components for shipment.
·       
Drive MEDIC vehicle to deliver shipments, pick
up returns, and pick up freshly collected blood at mobile collection sites.
·       
Run errands for MEDIC staff as required.
·       
Report any problems with MEDIC vehicles. Monitor
services requirements for vehicles and take vehicles to designated facilities
for routine maintenance and/or repairs.
·       
Monitor the temperature of the blood storage
units.
·       
Respond promptly to any alarm situation.
Document response to alarm situation.
·       
Compare Rees Temperature Monitoring System
readings to digital reading. Initial the Blood Storage Unit Daily QC to
document this comparison and indicate status. Verify that an Alarm Report has
been generated for each event listed on the Event Report. Run any missing Alarm
Reports
·       
Develop an effective relationship with the Metro
area hospitals Transfusion Service personnel. Assist with inventory or
temperature problems as requested.
·       
Serves as MEDIC liaison with out of area
Hospital Transfusion Services Personnel, developing and demonstrating a
positive relationship and  reporting any
problems or potential problems.
·       
Answer distribution phone and direct calls.
·       
Generate neat and accurate records.
·       
Receive incoming supplies by helping unload
trucks and moving supplies to designated storage areas.
 
Education:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Experience:  
Valid driver’s license
with good driving record required. Health services or science background with
basic knowledge of blood product storage and handling desirable.
 
 Email resumes to hr@medicblood.org or click on this link to complete an application.
 
 
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