Responsible for the evaluation of donor suitability for automated pheresis procedures. Administration and supervision of approved immunizations other than red blood cell immunizations. Provides limited emergency medical care to donors and staff, including the administration of medication or treatments in accordance with licensure or certification.
1 Promotes positive customer relations with all donors. 2 Conducts confidential and effective interviews with donors to obtain necessary information regarding suitability to donate plasma. 3 In conjunction with the Center Medical Director and/or Center Physician responds to medically related questions from staff including donor suitability and provides information to staff on medically related issues. 4 Performs medical history reviews and health assessments on donors. Assesses results of donor screening and laboratory tests to determine initial and continuing donor suitability. 5 Notifies and counsels donors regarding reactive test results. Refers donors to community facilities for follow-up and counseling. 6 Explains informed consent to applicant donors. This includes explanation of procedures, hazards and potential adverse events; explanation of immunization schedules, dose and antibody response; providing clear opportunity for donor to refuse participation; obtaining signature and date certifying informed consent. 7 Handles medical emergencies at the Center by providing routine care as outlined in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); elevates situations to Center Physician or local medical service providers as required. Periodically checks emergency kits to assure supplies are present and in-date. 8 Reviews test results and determines continued donor suitability. Follows SOPs regarding acceptable ranges of four-month required test (PE/STS) reports. Maintains knowledge of and apply all rules regarding four-month approvals and grace periods. 9 Assess signs and symptoms a donor may exhibit that may result in the inability to continue donating. 10 Manages employee hepatitis B and influenza immunization program, including administration of immunizations. 11 Understands the policies and procedures associated with hyper immune programs at the center where applicable, and oversees donor immunization programs. Reviews antibody titer results as required. Maintains awareness of appropriate immunization schedule for each antigen. 12 Ensures the accurate recording of donor data in the electronic donor information management system as outlined in the SOPs. 13 Maintains clean efficient work environment, and ensures sufficient operating supplies and forms are available as needed. Follows all Health Safety & Environmental (HSE) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) policies and procedures. Promotes safety in all actions. May conduct routine audits of these internal procedures and documentation. 14 Maintains confidentiality of all personnel, donor and center information. 15 May be cross-trained in other areas to meet the needs of the business. 16 Bilingual skills may be required, at the discretion of the organization, to meet the needs of the business. 17 Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Education • Graduation from a paramedic, nursing, physician assistant, chiropractic, medical school or naturopathic medical training program • If graduation is from a foreign allopathic or osteopathic medical school, must also currently be licensed as a physician or state certification as an emergency medical technician
Experience • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a health care environment • Experience in a plasma or whole blood collection center or other regulated environment preferred • Ability to make and analyze a physical assessment of heart, lung sounds, signs of drug use, etc. • Ability to instruct donors, staff and community regarding the benefit of plasma donation programs
Internal Number: R-117441
About CSL Plasma
CSL Plasma is one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma.
As a leader in plasma collection, CSL Plasma is committed to excellence and innovation in everything we do. Our work helps to ensure that tens of thousands of people are able to live normal, healthy lives. We are committed to our work because lives depend on us.
CSL Plasma operates one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated plasma collection networks, with more than 270 plasma collection centers in U.S., Europe and China and employs over 12,000 employees.
CSL Plasma is vertically integrated, meaning plasma collected at CSL Plasma facilities are used by CSL Behring for the sole purpose of manufacture and deliver its life-saving therapies to people in more than 60 countries.
CSL Plasma is a subsidiary of CSL Behring, a global biotech leader and a member of the CSL Group of companies. The parent company, CSL Limited, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. For more information, visit www.csl.com
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Urgent Care Association
28600 Bella Vista Pkwy, Suite 2010
Warrenville, IL 60555