Sr. Plasma Center Tech - Flex
Pasco , Washington
November 18, 2016

Improving Lives. Improving life for everyone. A subsidiary of Shire, BioLife is an industry leader in operating high quality plasmapheresis centers throughout the United States. At BioLife Plasma Services, we excel at caring. Caring for the quality of our lifesaving services, caring for the donors who help make it happen, and caring for the communities we call home.

BioLife's employment opportunities are among the best, offering competitive pay, immediate benefits, paid time off, on the job training, advancement potential AND an environment full of fast-paced fun all while working to save lives.

Responsible for all Medical History and Phlebotomy job skills as assigned and trained to complete.

•Comply with federal, state, local and company-specific regulations related to quality of product, employee and donor safety and to the proper performance of day-to-day activities.
•Committed to meet customer service expectations, greeting donors as they enter and exit the building.
•Maintain orderly filing system, purging records as needed.
•Take and record donor pulse, blood pressure, and temperature measures and monitor electronic donor questionnaire system.
•Perform fingerstick, test sample, and record other donor measures to include hematocrit, total protein and weight.
•Enter donor information into the Donor Information System (DIS).
•Prepare and assemble new and repeat plasma donation.
•Assemble collection containers for plasma donation.
•Coordinate donors to donor floor and compensate donors using the Debit Card system
•Maintain complete and accurate records, in accordance with cGMP.
•Stock supplies, break down empty cartons and assist with proper disposal.
•Perform venipuncture of donors and programming of plasmapheresis machine
•Install,prime, and disconnect disposable sets on the plasmapheresis machines.
•Monitor donors during donation process and manage donor reactions.
•Perform all duties required for the setup, verification, operation, and trouble-shooting of plasmapheresis machine equipment per SOP and scope of training.
•Maintain and calibrate equipment.
•Maintain general cleanliness of work area and assist other work areas as needed to ensure a clean and professional environment.
•Attend monthly staff meetings, and other team meetings as needed.
•Supports the center management team in identifying operational opportunities for continuous improvement, initiating changes to center processes as needed,through use of company approved procedures (including but not limited to 5S,Value Stream Mapping and Kaizen).
•Answer phones within reasonable time frame when in Medical History area.

•Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Production environment requiring the ability to walk and stand for the entire work shift. Requires frequent leaning, bending, stooping, crouching, and reaching above the shoulders and below the knee. Requires frequent lifting up to 5 pounds, and occasional lifting up to 50 pounds. Must have fine motor coordination, depth perception, and ability to hear equipment sounds from a distance. Due to potential exposure to blood borne pathogens (risk level 1), 90% of work tasks require pro-longed glove wear.

High School Diploma or equivalent required. Experience in a laboratory, hospital, or other regulated environment is highly desirable

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