American Red Cross Phlebotomist/Apheresis Specialist (Paid Training) in Effingham, Illinois

Job Description:

Position Summary Are you seeking a full-time opportunity that makes a difference? Are you passionate about meeting new people? Do you want to have an impact in your community, across the country, and around the world? If your answer is "yes", then we invite you to become a Phlebotomist-Apheresis Technician (Collection Specialist I) for the American Red Cross!

As a Phlebotomist-Apheresis Technician (Collection Specialist I) with the American Red Cross you will work at our fixed site/s in the Effingham, IL area using automated phlebotomy procedures. Our paid training is a mix of classroom instruction and field practice.

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Phlebotomist-Apheresis Technician (Collection Specialist I) - Responsibilities

  • Balance production, donor care & quality requirements to meet daily blood collection goals

  • Take the time to personally connect with donors – listen to their stories and help them understand the value of their donation

  • Be detail oriented all day, every day, to ensure that the blood you collect meets regulatory requirements and can be safely transfused

  • Remain flexible to work a highly variable schedule that includes early start times, late end times, weekends & holidays to meet the needs of our blood drive sponsors and donors

  • Take care of your team members – show up for every shift and give 100% while you're there

  • Contribute to a friendly and fun environment. Team up with your co-workers to keep our donors coming back again and again

  • Interact in a positive, proactive, and customer-focused manner with both internal and external customers, demonstrating care and compassion at all times

The aforementioned responsibilities of the Phlebotomist-Apheresis Technician describe the general nature and level of work and are not an exhaustive list.

Why the American Red Cross?

We offer employee growth and development, an incomparable team spirit and a comprehensive benefits package inclusive of health and 401K.

Qualifications

  • Minimum one year of documented satisfactory performance in Phlebotomy or equivalent position or equivalent experience is required.

  • Customer service experience, effective verbal communication, and public relations skills are required

  • Medical assistant or phlebotomy training preferred but not required

  • A current valid driver's license and good driving record is required

  • Basic computer skills are desirable

  • Physical requirements may include the ability to lift, push or pull heavy weights up and down ramps and stairs, good manual dexterity, the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and adapt to long, irregular hours and frequent schedule changes is required.

    Essential Functions/Physical Requirements The duties above indicate the essential functions of the position. Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and unpredictable needs. Physical requirements may include the ability to lift, push or pull heavy weights up and down ramps and stairs, good manual dexterity, the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and adapt to long, irregular hours and frequent schedule changes is required.

    Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment.