MOBILE PHLEBOTOMIST-TECHNICIAN II TEAM LEAD

Austin, TX

Job status
Full time
Benefits
Vision Insurance, Paid personal time, Life Insurance, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, 401K / Retirement plan
Job description
We Are Blood serves over 40 hospitals and medical facilities in a 10 county area. Our mission is to provide and protect the community blood supply, to inspire Central Texans to save lives locally, and to always treat everyone we serve as family. When you work here, you’re a vital part of helping to ensure that all Central Texans have access to life-saving blood when they need it!
This individual will determine donor eligibility, perform phlebotomy techniques, and manage adverse donor reactions at fixed site.

Responsibilities:
When acting as a Team Leader:
• Administration of basic supervisory functions; anticipate and respond to organizational
needs; plan for contingencies; organize/oversee processes and employees to promote a
lean environment.
• Lead and motivate staff; ensure thorough/effective dissemination of information
• Ensure timely and appropriate reporting of all Worker’s Compensation exposures, illness,
or injuries; maintain open lines of communication with employees and operations manager
• Ensure compliance with organizational and industry policies and procedures
• Ensure proper maintenance of the donation site and equipment according to SOP (daily
quality control and housekeeping procedures and routine/preventative maintenance)
• Coordinate/ oversee work flow
• Ensure satisfactory levels of mobile supplies and equipment
• Ensure all drive sites are processed according to Departmental Standards and Policies at
all times.
• Provide timely and tailored training and constructive feedback, to improve and expand
upon employees’ technique and knowledge; execute on-the-spot corrections as needed;
cultivate an environment of teamwork; lead by example with a high standard of behavior at
all times
• Serve as a subject matter expert for department: Maintain complete familiarity with all
departmental SOPs, quality policies and procedures, human resources policies and
procedures, mainframe donor database, operator manuals, and other materials as
appropriate
• Determine donor suitability according to SOP: Register donors; conduct/document
medical history interviews; perform/document vital signs (pulse, blood pressure,
hematocrit and temperature)
• Perform whole blood and automated phlebotomy techniques on allogeneic, donors
according to SOP: Vein selection; preparation of aseptic phlebotomy site; labeling of
collection
materials; venipuncture; sample collection; donor escort
• Accurately record donor phlebotomy results in electronic database or legibly on donor
record and review electronic/hard copy documentation, as appropriate, according to SOP
• Respond to donor reactions according to SOP: Identify/treat symptoms, monitor/perform
vital signs (pulse and blood pressure) and accurately document the reaction
• Perform special projects and other duties as assigned by mobile operations or satellite
manager

Requirements:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• College education or supervisory experience may substitute for blood center experience
• Minimum of 1 year blood center experience, preferably in phlebotomy.
• Must be at least 21 years of age; Must have an acceptable driving record, provide a TX
driver’s license and proof of insurance:
• Ability to work a open schedule including Saturdays/Sundays as needed
• CPR Certified
• Punctual and dependable
• Compassionate interpersonal skills
• Superior verbal and written communication and customer service skills
• Intermediate computer skills
• Complete ALYX training within 6 months, other automated collection system experience
preferred.
• Ability to maintain high attention to detail and make sound judgments in a busy/distracting
environment
• Ability to read/follow SOPs and to maintain complete/accurate records
• Ability to make priority determinations, and work without direct supervision
• Ability to perform the same task repeatedly while maintaining a high level of accuracy
• Ability to interpret and respond appropriately to sensitive/confidential information and
situations
• Ability to assume a lead role in a team environment
• Excellent manual dexterity
• Ability to display professional conduct and demeanor at all times
• Ability to stand for long periods & Ability to lift up to 25 pounds unassisted
• Ability to work in an environment with bio-hazardous materials.


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Education requirements
High school diploma or equivalent
College education or supervisory experience may substitute for blood center experience
Experience requirements
Minimum of 1 year blood center experience, preferably in phlebotomy.
Work hours
Ability to work a open schedule including Saturdays/Sundays as needed
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