At New York Blood Center, one of the most comprehensive blood centers in the world, our focus is on cultivating excellence by merging cutting-edge innovation with diligent customer service, groundbreaking research, and comprehensive program and service development. Join us as we work towards meeting and exceeding the growing needs of our diverse communities, further our lifesaving strategic goals in a rapidly changing environment, and expand our impact on the local, national, and global communities we serve.
Community Blood Center saves lives every day by serving the needs of patients in this community by providing an adequate supply of blood and blood components to meet the transfusion needs of patients in our region. As a not-for-profit organization, Community Blood Center is an active participant member with America’s Blood Centers (ABC). ABC members are licensed and regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and maintain the highest levels of quality control to ensure the safest and most dependable blood supply for the communities they serve. Community Blood Center is your local supplier of blood products to area hospitals. Our employees are committed to achieving the Blood Center's mission of providing patients with access to a safe, adequate and effective blood supply.
Under the supervision of the Collection Supervisor, perform donor suitability, histories and blood collection procedures. Ensures the safety of the donor and safety, purity and potency of the blood collected. Assists in the set-up and break down of the mobile site equipment before and after the mobile (if applicable). Performs various regulated functions related to the care of the blood after collections, including storage and transportation. Promotes positive image of CBC to the Community.
• WORK HOURS AND DAYS VARY SO MUST BE VERY FLEXIBLE
• High school diploma or equivalent - Must provide a copy of the transcript.
• Medical Assistant degree preferred.
• Phlebotomy certification preferred
Prefer an individual with at least 6 months experience in:
• A health-related field, and
• Fixed Site Staff: Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
• Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
• Proficient in all duties related to Donor Room Assistant.
Skills & Abilities:
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Good writing skills to successfully document as needed.
• Good verbal skills to successfully communicate with donors, chairpersons, community, and co-workers.
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
• Computer skills.