Open Positions

Available Opportunities:

POSITION TITLE: Donor Specialist III

DEPARTMENT: Donor Collections 

CLASSIFICATION: Full Time

POSITION REPORTS TO: Donor Collections Management

SUPERVISES: Assigned Staff                      

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Donor Specialist III will perform all aspects of blood collection, at all collection sites.  The RN’s will direct Donor Specialists I, II, and Phlebotomists.  The Donor Specialist III’s will perform Apheresis procedures for collection of blood components.

After proper training will perform Allogeneic, Autologous and therapeutic procedures and be on call for hospital procedures, including Hematopoietic progenitor cells.

CORE ACCOUNTABILITES:

  • Commitment to Mission and Vision of Cascade Regional Blood Services
  • Adherence to all policies, SOP’s, regulatory guidelines, safety and cGMP requirements
  • Customer Service delivery
  • Professionalism
  • Attainment of department goals

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & BASIC DUTIES:

  • Adherence to all policies, SOPs, regulatory guidelines, safety and cGMP requirements.
  • Meet minimum department performance standards as applicable.
  • Donor Registration.
  • Supervises collection activities.
  • Train and mentor staff.
  • Using appropriate resources makes final decision regarding questionable health histories not requiring attention of Donor Specialist III or Manager.
  • Monitors staff performance for competency on a daily basis. Recommends retraining process as appropriate.
  • Thorough understanding and enforcement of CRBS policies at all times.
  • Thoroughly understands and enforces SOP/regulatory compliance.
  • Ensures the needs of staff and donors are met.
  • Enforces customer service standards
  • Performs all essential functions and basic job duties of Donor Specialist I.
  • Enforces CRBS policies to ensure the safety of staff and donors at all times.
  • Responsible for blood drive goals and efficiencies.
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times.
  • Maintains CRBS image by wearing appropriate attire and having good grooming standards.
  • Actively participates in establishing and maintaining at all times, a positive professional attitude toward donors, the public, volunteers and fellow employees.
  • Actively supports CRBS management goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervises all blood collection activities.
  • Attainment of collection goals.
  • Delegates tasks appropriately.
  • Makes proper arrangements for meals and breaks.
  • Using available resources, makes appropriate decisions regarding questionable health histories not requiring Medical Director’s attention.
  • Performs supervisory review of records.
  • Positive Leadership.
  • Monitors staff performance for competency on a daily basis. Initiate’s retraining as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:   

  • Valid Washington State Registered Nursing License
  • Consistently demonstrated high proficiency in all duties of the DS1 position.

Experience Required:       

  • Prefer knowledge of blood services.
  • Computer Proficient.

Skills/Abilities:               

  • Able to retain focus and maintain accuracy in a high pressure environment.
  • Ability to work in confined area.
  • Interpersonal skills to interface effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Is capable of lifting 50 pounds with or without accommodation

Required: 

  • Valid WA state driver’s license with a good driving record (Only if pertains to position).
  • May work irregular hours.
  • Regular attendance and arriving to work on time.

POSITION TITLE: Donor Specialist I

DEPARTMENT: Donor Collections 

CLASSIFICATION: Part-time

POSITION REPORTS TO: Donor Collections Management

SUPERVISES: N/A                        

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Donor Specialist I performs all aspects of Whole Collection at all collection sites, while under direction of the Lead Donor Specialist.

May be trained to perform automated collections, depending on individual performance and CRBS needs.

CORE ACCOUNTABILITES:

  • Commitment to Mission and Vision of Cascade Regional Blood Services
  • Adherence to all policies, SOP’s, regulatory guidelines, safety and cGMP requirements
  • Customer Service delivery
  • Professionalism
  • Attainment of department goals

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & BASIC DUTIES:

  • Adherence to all policies, SOPs, regulatory guidelines, safety and cGMP requirements.
  • Meet minimum department performance standards as applicable.
  • Donor Registration.
  • Interviews donors with knowledge of written medical guidelines and uses good professional judgment in acceptance or deferral of donors.
  • Takes histories sufficiently to ensure donor flow.
  • Performs review of all donor records for accuracy, and for information regarding duplicate records and deferrals.
  • Performs donor physical exam which include temperature, blood pressure, Hgb/Hct and pulse.
  • Observes donor for signs of anxiety, illness, fatigue, and uses interviewing skills to elicit honest and complete answers from donors.
  • Counsels donors privately when abnormal findings are discovered during history interview.
  • Responds to donor’s questions to their satisfaction about health without giving medical advice or unduly increasing their anxiety.
  • Is able to perform venipuncture successfully and recognize signs of difficult draws, hematomas or injuries, and is able to make necessary adjustments.
  • Is able to provide safety and good customer service to multiple donors throughout the donation process.
  • Is able to recognize and prevent or manage donor reactions.
  • Instructs all donors on post donation care.
  • Can perform all duties to prepare samples and/or units of blood for processing.
  • Ability to perform clerical functions relevant to duties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Maintains records in accordance with established procedures and regulations.
  • Assists in training and orientation of staff.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
  • Duties as assigned related to the donation process including, but not limited to:
    • Donor recruitment and retention
    • Maintenance of work area, equipment and supplies
    • Quality Control issues
    • Supportive documentation
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times.
  • Maintains CRBS image by wearing appropriate attire and having good grooming standards.
  • Actively participates in establishing and maintaining at all times, a positive professional attitude toward donors, the public, volunteers and fellow employees.
  • Actively supports CRBS management goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Medical Assistant- Certified or Medical Assistant- Phlebotomist Certified (Washington State)

Experience Required:

  • Computer Proficient
  • Prefer knowledge of blood services.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Able to retain focus and maintain accuracy in a high pressure environment.
  • Ability to work in confined area.
  • Interpersonal skills to interface effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Is capable of lifting 50 pounds with or without accommodation.

Required:

  • Valid WA state driver’s license with a good driving record (Only if pertains to position).
  • Regular attendance and arriving to work on time.

POSITION TITLE: Laboratory Services Representative

DEPARTMENT: Laboratory

CLASSIFICATION: Part-time – Weekends

POSITION REPORTS TO: Laboratory Operations Manager

SUPERVISES: N/A                        

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Laboratory Services Representative will pick-up and make deliveries of blood products and assist with other Departments’ deliveries as needed.

CORE ACCOUNTABILITES:

  • Commitment to Mission and Vision of Cascade Regional Blood Services
  • Adherence to all policies, SOP’s, regulatory guidelines, safety and cGMP requirements
  • Customer Service delivery
  • Professionalism
  • Attainment of department goals

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & BASIC DUTIES:

  • Prepare, pick up and deliver blood components to hospitals in an efficient and timely manner to meet customer needs.
  • Perform driving duties in a safe, friendly and responsible manner.
  • General deliveries as required: airport, bus station, fixed site supplies, mail, staff and transport bio-hazard waste as necessary to and from mobile and fixed sites.
  • May pick up blood from mobiles sites.
  • Document and relay any requests, questions, or concerns from hospital staff to Blood Center Management personnel.
  • Answer customer phone line when needed to support CRBS distribution personnel
  • Maintain confidentiality and a clean work environment.
  • Actively participate in establishing and maintaining at all times a positive professional attitude toward donors, hospital customer, the public, volunteers, and fellow employees.
  • Maintains CRBS image by wearing appropriate attire and having good grooming standards.
  • Keep courier vehicles neat and clean and maintain the safety equipment in the courier vehicles by performing monthly checks.
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times.
  • Maintains CRBS image by wearing appropriate attire and having good grooming standards.
  • Actively participates in establishing and maintaining at all times, a positive professional attitude toward donors, the public, volunteers and fellow employees.
  • Actively supports CRBS management goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Education/Certification:  High school diploma
  • Experience/Skills/Abilities: Is capable of lifting 50 pounds with or without accommodation; Ability to work without close supervision
  • Required: WA state driver’s license with good driving record, CDL if requested; Regular attendance and arriving to work on time.

Application for Employment

If you are interested in applying for an open position, please complete our Employment Application below. We also invite applicants to complete our Applicant EEO or Affirmative Action Information form. This form is completely voluntary, confidential and will not affect your consideration for employment with CRBS.

The employment policy of Cascade Regional Blood Services is to provide equal opportunity to all persons; therefore, CRBS has made a commitment to equal employment opportunity through a positive and continuing Affirmative Action Program. We invite you to complete and return the applicant EEO Form located at the end of the on-line Employment Application. Completion of this form is voluntary and in no way affects the decision regarding your application for employment. This form is confidential and will be maintained separately from your application form.