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Apheresis Technician- Poudre Valley hospital

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Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States
Category: Technicians/Patient Care Support
Job Type: PRN
Job ID: 84512
Date Posted: Nov 28, 2022

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Apheresis Technician- Poudre Valley hospital

Summary:
Performs whole blood collection and apheresis procedures according to established regulatory requirements. Coordinates and implements procedures involved in evaluation, collection, processing of products and care of donors/patients. Drives to and hosts mobile blood drives to qualify and collect blood from donors in and outside the community.

Work Schedule: PRN Flex

Responsibilities:
Qualifies donors according to established regulatory and laboratory guidelines through questionnaire review and clarification as well as evaluation of vitals.

Performs waived and moderate complexity testing in order to ensure the pre-donation safety of donors.

Executes whole blood collections and apheresis procurement of platelets, plasma, and red blood cells in accordance with AABB and FDA guidelines.

Processes, labels, stores, and ships blood components in accordance with regulatory guidelines.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Credentials:
    Essential:
    * Basic Life Support
    * Donor Phlebotomy Technician
    * Phlebotomy Technician
  • Other information:
    Minimum Required Education: High School diploma or GED. Preferred: Completed phlebotomy training program through a health careers program.
    Required Licensure/Certification: Certified as a Donor Phlebotomy Technician by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent within one year of hire or eligibility. State licensure if required by law. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider
    Minimum Experience: None required.
  • IF APPLICABLE: BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)

The pay range for this position is: $19.10 - $24.83 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package:

  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b) matching
  • Paid time off.  Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank
  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
  • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
  • Wellness benefits
  • 5 year incentive bonus
  • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
  • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

Loan Repayment:

UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!

UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.


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