Blood Production Specialist - Hospital Services (1st Shift)

Versiti Heartland Blood Center of Illinois

Aurora, CO, USA Remote Well Paid Job

Jul 20

Under the direction of the department leadership, manages product inventories including the receiving, preparing, packaging and arranging delivery of products consistent with all regulatory and compliance standards, while meeting or exceeding the customers’ expectations. Demonstrates the ability to take initiative, multi-task, and build a collaborative environment.

Our team members get the chance to advance their careers in health care and customer service while working with a compassionate and mission-driven group of professionals.

*When you will work: *
* *Full-time, Non-Exempt*
* *1st Shift*
* *Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm with weekend and holiday rotation*

*\*\*\*Shift Differentials Offered at $1.50/hr for 6p-12a, $2.00/hr for 12a-6a & Weekends an additional $1.25/hr\*\*\**

*What you will do: *

* Processes orders for blood, components and derivative products consistent with regulatory standards while meeting customer expectations
* Follows procedures pertaining to the proper storage of Red Blood Cells, platelet products and frozen products
* Processes homecare derivative orders consistent with state pharmacy regulations under the direction of a licensed pharmacist (if applicable)
* Coordinates delivery of orders to meet customer expectations
* Coordinates pickup of samples for diagnostic testing meeting customer expectations
* Manages available product inventories to maximize efficient shipment of blood and derivative products
* Irradiates blood products meeting regulatory and customer requirements, if applicable
* Manages products coming in from other institutions meeting regulatory and inventory standards
* Responds appropriately to product withdrawal, recall and lookback cases
* Labels products to meet regulatory and inventory requirements

*What’s in it for you?*
* Complete insurance coverage – medical, dental, vision, life
* 401(k) with company match
* Generous paid time off
* Wellness program

*What you will need: *

* High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
* 1-6 months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
* Basic computer skills required. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products, such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
* Must submit to a background check and drug screen.
* All new hires must be vaccinated from COVID-19, reasonable accommodations applicable by law.

*COVID – 19 Vaccination Policy*

All New Employees must be vaccinated from COVID-19. Versiti may provide a reasonable accommodation to employees unable to receive the Covid-19 vaccination due to a qualified medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance consistent with state and federal law. Employees and candidates can apply and must be approved for an accommodation prior to their hire date.

*Skills and Desired Qualifications: *
* Demonstrates sensitivity and seeks to understand customers’ perspective
* Accountable for delivery of own work activities based on agreed timescales and quality
* Able to perform basic problem-solving techniques
* Above average attention to detail
* Ability to adjust work activities based on volume and priority changes

* Ability to read and interpret Standard Operating Procedures, maintenance instructions, and other department manuals
* Ability to work cooperatively as well as independently, including without direct supervision
* Understands military time

*Tools and Technology*
* General office equipment (computer, printer, fax, copy machine)
* Computer (desk top, lap top, tablet)
* Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
* Software systems (Blood Establishment Computer Systems, Title 21, Hospital Management System)
* Freezers, refrigerators, box cutter
* Blood processing related equipment including but not limited to incubator/ rotator, irradiator, label printer
* Temperature alarm monitoring equipment

*PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS*
* *Physical demands: *Daily tasks include a mixture of standing, sitting, and walking. Hand-eye coordination with significant manual dexterity and frequent repetitive hand motions. Reaching above the head and lifting up to 40-pound items occurs occasionally. Visual and hearing acuity to perform essential responsibilities. Looking at computer screens or small items is common.
* *Mental demands*: Requires ability to maintain a routine of intense concentration for long periods, as well as excellent cognitive, analytical, and memory ability.
* *Environmental hazards*: Work with biohazardous material is completed in a laboratory environment wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and following internal policies, training, and OSHA standards. Moderate level of noise is present in the laboratory. May perform tasks within cold room for short periods of time. Potential exposure to low levels of gamma or x-ray radiation minimized by following ALARA precautions.

Versiti was founded with the belief that together, our blood centers can better serve patients’ urgent need for life-saving healthcare. We love what we do, and we’re looking for passionate individuals to join the Versiti family. We foster a diverse environment that affirms each employee’s dignity and worth, and we offer a chance to work with a team of compassionate people who provide lifesaving blood to our communities on a daily basis.

*Our Mission: *

We are Blood Health Innovators who enhance lives through discovery, diagnosis, and treatment.

*Our Vision: *

We will expand the frontiers of patient health through the integration of science, medicine, and service.

_Equal Opportunity Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status._

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.56 - $19.31 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Holidays
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
All Verisiti employees are required to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Please refer to the job description for Versiti's Covid-19 policy.

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:
* Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)
* Healthcare: 1 year (Preferred)
* Customer service: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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