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Part Time Surgical Phlebotomist (PACS Specialist)

Company: American Red Cross
Location: Medford
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home.By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?**** As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment **** Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!Job Description:Join the Red Cross Biomed Team!If you're looking to help save lives and contribute to the mission of one of the nation's most respected humanitarian organizations, consider a career in biomedical services at the American Red Cross. As a Red Cross employee, you'll have opportunities to grow your career and be recognized and rewarded for your efforts. Most importantly, you'll work alongside dedicated individuals like yourself who live the values of our organization every day. Join us for a career that will motivate you to be your very best.The American Red Cross is proud to be one of the Top-Rated Workplaces: Best Non-Profits and Top-Rated Workplaces: Veterans based on rankings and reviews on Indeed.We are offering a $5,000- Sign-On BonusSummary:Responsible for performing Perioperative Autologous Cell Salvage (PACS) services according to American Red Cross policies and procedures, including safety policies. Responsible for demonstrating excellence in customer service, and promoting a positive, professional image of the American Red Cross Biomedical Services. Assists with routine departmental tasks as directed.Responsibilities:

  • Transports and operates PACS equipment and performs specified salvage procedures which may include Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) sequestration.
  • Assesses patient/surgical procedure for suitability for PACS.
  • Monitors blood loss assesses appropriate time for washing of salvaged blood, and communicates to anesthesia and/or nursing staff the blood volume processed and available to be returned to the patient.
  • Maintains knowledge of steps of applicable surgical procedures. Notifies the surgeon and/or anesthesiologist in charge if problems occur with the procedure.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and legible records pertaining to the patient and the PACS or Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) procedure.
  • Labels for reinfusion of the autologous product, as appropriate.
  • Removes disposable and cleans equipment at end of the procedure. Ensures that necessary equipment and disposable are available for the next cell salvage procedure.
  • Reports and removes defective equipment from operation.
  • Assists supervisor in assuring equipment ismaintained and adequate supplies are stocked.
  • Reports incidents and adverse reactions and completes appropriate paperwork.
  • Collects samples of the salvaged blood product for quality assurance purposes.
  • Supports Supervisor in review of department paperwork and monthly reports.
  • May assist in training new staff.
  • May assume "designee" duties at the direction of the Supervisor/ Medical Director. These duties may include but are not limited to: retrieval and confirmation of requests for service, scheduling and assigning cases, and coordinating the importing of operators from other ARC facilities.Scope:Works closely with Hospital Services, Collections, and Materials Management staff. Establishes and maintains good working relationships with hospital personnel. Works independently in non-Red Cross facilities, performing many tasks autonomously and without direct supervision.Qualifications:
    • Must be able to work on-call shifts: 3 on-call days per weekday, (M-F) and every other weekend
    • Job knowledge equivalent to that gained through the completion of an associate degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience as determined by the PACS Program Physician required.
    • Minimum one-year experience in the health care or blood banking industry required.
    • Excellent communication skills, basic computer skills, and attention to detail required.
    • Ability to work independently, react quickly and work effectively in a surgical setting required.
    • Familiar with basic aseptic technique preferred.
    • Demonstrated technical skills; ability to operate medical equipment required.
    • Must be willing to work a varied schedule including some evenings as well as on-call responsibilities
    • May be required to have own vehicle, a valid and current driver's license and insurance, and a good driving record.
    • Retain a current CPR certification (If an employee does not have current CPR certification, the individual may be allowed into the program, but CPR certification must be obtained within six weeks).
    • Current relevant licensure in the state of practice, if applicable.Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day by delivering lifesaving treatments and be at the forefront of cancer research!The American Red Cross requires all new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. This means that all individuals working for the organization must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start of their employment OR have begun the vaccination process before their start date. Upon being offered a position, individuals will be required to submit proof of vaccination. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons, you may qualify for an exemption. If seeking an exemption, you will be required to submit documentation and your request must be approved before being hired. As part of the world's largest humanitarian network, the American Red Cross places top priority on the health and safety of our employees, volunteers, blood donors, and those who receive our aid and services. Our commitment to public health is unwavering-both during the COVID-19 pandemic and year-round.Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

      Interested in Volunteering?Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.Visit to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here:

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