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Registered Nurse -Phlebotomist-

Company: Vitalant
Location: Montvale
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Organization BSI Business GroupPrimary Location United States of America-New Jersey-MontvaleWork Locations 7701 NJ Bergen Vitalant 102 Chestnut Ridge Road Montvale 07645Employee Status Full-time, RegularShift Day JobTravel Yes, 75 % of the TimeJob Posting Close Date Jan 31, 2023Job Function Donor ServicesStarting pay: $35 per hour - $42 per hour (Depending On Experience)Sign On Bonus $5,000 paid out in 2 payments at 6 months and 12 months-new employeesSeeking: Registered Nurse to lead blood drives at high schools and work in our Donor Centers.Vitalant is where donors, talent and innovation meet to save and improve lives. We are the nation's largest independent, nonprofit blood services provider exclusively focused on providing lifesaving blood and comprehensive transfusion medicine services for about 900 hospitals and their patients across the U.S. We seek team members who want to make a difference in people's lives while furthering their careers. At Vitalant you can expect competitive compensation, paid time off and other benefits. Take your first step to joining our dedicated team by applying today.PRIMARY PURPOSE:Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for all aspects of the center and/or mobile operations; this position serves as the operational supervisor for the day. Manages donor flow and staff assignments for optimal efficiency, in conjunction with the Donor Recruitment Representative, and/or blood drive coordinator. Ensures compliance with SOP, FDA and AABB standards during blood collection operations.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.Serves as the operational supervisor for the day at center and/or mobile operations. Assists staff as needed by interviewing and phlebotomizing of whole blood, automated red cell/plasma and apheresis donors. Coaches and mentors' staff and serves as a subject matter expert.Assigns staff breaks, lunches and daily assignments to optimize donor flow and that maximizes effective use of personnel's strengths and weaknesses.Ensures collection events function in compliance with all regulatory standards and according to defined organizational policies and procedures. Maintains awareness and follows all safety procedures, as outlined by the company.Coordinates setting-up and maintaining of donor interview and drawing areas, cleaning of area and equipment, and restocking suppliesServes as the main point of contact for blood drive coordinators. Demonstrates excellent communication skills and customer service when interacting with donors, staff, blood drive coordinators, etc. Provide explanation to donors concerning deferrals and other questions the donor may have regarding eligibility. Consults with management, as necessary.Assists the Manager or Supervisor in providing direction and/or supervision of Donor Care Technicians. Provides input for employee performance evaluations.Packs blood products for temporary storage and transportation to processing location. Drives the company vehicle, as needed.Executes continuous improvement initiatives through collaboration with team members and empowers staff to identify opportunities for process improvement and communicates to management.Communicates production goals and other hot topics through huddles and meetings. Supportive and responsible for the execution of the organization's strategic directionFinancially responsible for company credit card purchases associated with collection events.Ensures equipment, vehicles, and facilities meets acceptable criteria according to FDA, AABB, OSHA and enterprise standards and regulations.Identifies, resolves, reports problem/issues and shares opportunities (e.g., donor flow, complaints, coordinator comments, room conditions, etc.) to supervisor, or if appropriate, applicable departments.Performs all other duties at the discretion of management, as assigned.REQUIREMENTS:Knowledge/EducationAssociate's degree with current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure required.Meets job requirements and successful completion of supervisory training program within six months required.Thorough knowledge of SOPs required.Licenses/CertificationsCurrent Registered Nurse (RN) license required (multiple state licenses may be required).Valid in-state driver's license required.ExperienceTwo years previous work experience in a DCT position or healthcare-related experience preferred.Skills/AbilitiesMust possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all assigned duties and responsibilities.Demonstrated leadership and excellent communication skills to lead other employees.Donor interviewing and phlebotomy technique.Able to handle donor reaction.Knowledge of business practices.Ability to foster teamwork.Able to work flexible shifts, varied schedules, overtime, weekends, and holidays, on call, as needed.Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.Must be able to read and comprehend written procedures and instructions.Basic working knowledge or Windows operating system, keyboard usage, and PC.Must be trained and knowledgeable in using and maintaining applicable equipment that may include automated red cell and plasma, apheresis and whole blood equipment.Physical ability to lift, bend and reach.Excellent customer service skills.Able to maintain donor, patient and employee confidentiality.Travel out-of-town may be required.Must possess a good driving record (if required to drive a company vehicle).DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION AT VITALANTVitalant is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace built on a foundation of respect, integrity, teamwork, and excellence. Through our DEI strategic plan, we create opportunities for employees of all backgrounds to feel valued, seen and heard. We believe this mission drives creativity and innovation, as employees experience an environment conducive to personal growth and career development.VITALANT OFFERS A COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGEHealth, Dental and Vision InsuranceHSA, FSA and 401K retirement savings plansPaid Time OffCommuter benefitsEmployee assistance programCOVID-19 POLICYAs an essential operation to the nation's healthcare infrastructure and a science-based organization, Vitalant believes that being vaccinated helps provide protection and care for our employees, our donors, their families, and the broader community.Vitalant requires employee's to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Individuals applying for this position should be prepared to comply with Vitalant's Covid-19 vaccination policy unless an approved exemption exists prior to the start of employment. Compliance with Vitalant's COVID-19 policy will require individuals to complete one of the following:Receive the first shot of a two-dose vaccination series to start employment, and the second shot of the series within 8 weeks of the firstReceive the first and final shot of a single-dose vaccination prior to the start of employmentTo apply please email your CV / resume to 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 to let us know the nature of your request.For more EEO information about applicant rights click here

Keywords: Vitalant, Tenafly , Registered Nurse -Phlebotomist-, Healthcare , Montvale, New Jersey

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