Do you want to be a part of a life saving organization? Since 1948, Vitalant (Formerly BloodSource) has proudly served as a leader in the blood banking industry. We are a globally-recognized leader in blood transfusion medicine and scientific advancements within our industry. Our Mission Vitalant is committed to growing with our communities and to consistently provide a readily available, safe blood supply. We do this by doing what's right: Meeting the needs of patients, physicians, hospitals and donors. Blood donations provide life-saving treatments to accident victims, surgery patients, cancer patients and many others in need. Thanks to the generosity of donors throughout Northern and Central California, we are the source of nearly every drop of blood used in over 40 hospitals in the region. donors from Merced to the Oregon border, from Solano County east to Lake Tahoe, are a lifesaving source close to home and across the nation to help other blood centers unable to go it alone. At Vitalant, we remain steadfast in our commitment to collect, test, process and deliver the safest blood and blood components wherever the need, whenever the need. Vision and Values Vitalant promotes a value system that ensures quality and integrity in all endeavors. Outstanding customer service; response to crises big and small: a safe and respectful environment for staff and guests; a commitment to research; education and training; and providing opportunities for community volunteerism are the values that allow us to meet the demand for a safe and adequate blood supply. Our vision is to be the model blood services provider as we strive to improve patient health with precious resources of blood. We are currently seeking to hire a Driver/Phlebotomist - Class B Bus Driver Preferred for our busy West Sacramento Mobile Phlebotomy Division located at 3240 Reed Ave., West Sacramento, CA 95605. You must have a commercial California class B bus driving license in order to be considered. The Mobile team is responsible for all mobile drive blood collections in the areas we serve and helps ensure an adequate blood supply is maintained. We will train the B Driver that wants to learn phlebotomy. Review BloodSource.org for Mobile Drives to have an indication of work schedules. The ideal candidate is one who is flexible in their availability and can work weekends and early mornings and evenings. PRIMARY PURPOSE: Under direct supervision, this position is responsible for performing all duties related to the efficient, safe, and compliant collection of blood and blood products. Works collaboratively as a member of the team and in alignment with the values of the organization. Performs Apheresis Red Cell Collection and/or Plasma Pheresis. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of management. Assures quality customer service to all customers. Maintains good attendance and punctuality per the absence policy. Performs all duties related to the collection and handling of blood and blood products (e.g., computerized medical screening, phlebotomy, load, set-up, tear down, pack blood, and daily quality control). Communicates all pertinent information effectively and timely. Brings issues to the attention of those in authority or leadership positions, as necessary. Works as part of a team to achieve daily team production goals. Assists and supports other team members, as required. Maintains clean and organized work area. Drives the company vehicle, as required. Maintains complete and accurate records. Demonstrates excellent communication skills in accordance with current customer service standards to represent a positive image for the company. Maintains and ensures equipment, vehicles, and facilities are maintained and kept in good working order. Maintains proficiency and certification for all tasks required by position. Trains other team members on additional duties/tasks, as required. Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, assigned. REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge/ Education High School graduate or GED required. License/ Certification Valid in state driver's license preferred. Experience Six months previous work experience in a healthcare related position required. Skills/Abilities Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all assigned duties and responsibilities. Must be able to maintain confidentiality. Effective oral and written communication skills. Must have proficient computer skills. Must be able to read and comprehend written procedures and instructions. Must be able to work flexible shifts. Must have good customer service and interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a team environment and participate as an active team member. Ability to travel, as required.* EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to ...@bloodsystems.org or call 1-844-###-#### to let us know the nature of your request. A representative will respond to accommodation requests within two business days. Please note that this email/phone number is for medical/disability accommodations only and any other inquiries will not receive a response. For more EEO information about applicant rights click here For information about Pay Transparency rights click here Our organization participates in E-Verify, for more information click here All candidates who receive a conditional written offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test in accordance with the Company's established guidelines. . . ..
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