Phlebotomist (Donor Technician) - #197006

LifeShare Blood Centers

Date: 04/08/2021 13:30 PM

City: Beaumont, Texas

Salary: $11 / hour

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

*On the job training provided, no prior phlebotomy experience required*

LifeShare is seeking a dependable Phlebotomist to join our team of blood collection specialists at our Beaumont, TX donor center. Providing excellent customer service and following established safety and quality guidelines, the phlebotomist will perform procedures associated with the collection of blood or blood components from various donor categories. S/he will also provide information to guide prospective donors through the donation process and provide post-venipuncture care. By creating a positive donor experience, the phlebotomist will help cultivate a pool of return donors and ensure a safe blood supply is available to our community during times of need.

Since 1942, LifeShare has operated blood centers to facilitate generous donors sharing the Gift of Life. Today, we provide blood components to medical facilities throughout Louisiana, east Texas, and south Arkansas and continue our pursuit of excellence to achieve and maintain the highest levels of service to donors and patients alike. Cutting edge work in rare blood trait identification has led to LifeShare’s leadership position in providing rare blood components to patients nationally and internationally.

Reporting to the department manager, the phlebotomist may perform blood collection procedures in multiple settings - within the blood center, mobile blood center or remote locations during community blood drives. This includes obtaining demographic information and medical history, performing mini-physical examination, venipunctures and observing for donor reactions. S/he will create a welcoming environment for potential blood donors and deliver professional, high-quality customer service. The ideal candidate is dependable, punctual and has effective communication skills. S/he demonstrates a positive approach toward donors and other team members and has a passion for service to our community. Come be a part of the LifeShare team, “connecting donors and the lives they impact!”

Beginning rate of pay is $11.33/hr and LifeShare provides a 90-day on the job training program and other skill development opportunities. Upon successful completion, rate of pay is increased. LifeShare offers a generous benefits package, including employer-paid medical, life and disability insurance; employer base retirement and matching contributions to the retirement plan, and paid time off.

Work Environment/Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Frequent potential exposure to infectious diseases from blood and blood products
  • Ability to lift equipment, such as portable donor beds, boxes and supplies up to 35 lbs
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be insurable by the Company’s auto insurance carrier
  • Ability to read and use a computer to enter and retrieve donor data
  • Must possess a Real ID compliant form of identification for access to DoD installations and federal facilities for mobile blood drives
  • Fully bilingual English/Spanish verbal fluency a plus

LifeShare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. LifeShare is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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