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To promote the health and safety of our university community, UC currently has a mandatory mask requirement for all buildings on campus for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Additionally, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by November 15, 2021. Newly hired individuals will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. There is an opportunity to request an exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical reasons, sincerely held reasons of conscience, or religious beliefs.

Donor Care Assistant-U

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

 

You are invited to submit an application to be considered for one of multiple vacancies of the same position.

 

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

 

About the Position

The College of Medicine, Hoxworth Blood Center is recruiting a Donor Care Assistant in the Donor Services Division. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all our activities.

 

Saving lives is no easy task, but at Hoxworth Blood Center, it's what we do every day and we're looking for positive, professional individuals to join our team and help advance our lifesaving mission. If you're a detail-oriented individual with experience in customer service, an interest in the field of medicine, and a passion for making a difference in the lives of others, then we invite you to apply for a position at Hoxworth Blood Center.  

 

This position requires friendly, patient, reliable individuals that will be responsible for taking vital signs, performing venipuncture, and providing post-donation care for our community of volunteer blood donors.  Experience in customer service and phlebotomy is preferred; excellent communication skills, a focus on quality, and the ability to work a flexible schedule are essential.   This position offers opportunities for career advancement, mentorship, and continued education.

Job Overview

Under general supervision from designated supervisor, screen prospective blood donors and process blood donors at the Hoxworth Blood Center Neighborhood Donor Centers and Mobile Operations.

Essential Functions

  • Comply with standard operating policies and procedures, FDA regulations, AABB standards, and other regulatory agencies.
  • Register, interview and screen prospective donors.
  • Process blood donors; perform venipuncture, sample collection, therapeutic phlebotomies, autologous blood donations, automated collections, etc.
  • Monitor and assess blood collection process; assist with immediate and/or emergency care in case of a donor adverse reaction.
  • Process collections (i.e., verifying collections, packing units for transport, transporting collected units to the blood center).
  • Assist and perform quality control functions, maintain and calibrate equipment.
  • Assist in set up and dismantling of blood collections equipment and materials at all operations.
  • Assist with cleanup of Mobile Operations and Neighborhood Donor Centers. Clean and maintain equipment. (e.g. Donor beds, working tables, blood tubing sealers, work stations, etc.)
  • Drive blood center vehicle to and from Mobile Operations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

·Must be at least 18 years of age; High school/GED diploma required with six months customer service experience. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Exposure to biohazardous products, chemicals and body fluids. May be exposed to unpleasant odors and adverse weather. May have to ambulate donor in cases of adverse reaction.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and be able to demonstrate a full range of motion for bending, stooping and lifting.

 

Application Information

 

Shift: Varies    Pay Rate$15.25 

 

Application Deadline:  August 13, 2021

 

Candidacy for this role will be determined by:

  • A COMPLETE APPLICATION: Your application MUST indicate material evidence of having the experience, skills, or education required for this position. Document all dates of employment, description of relevant duties, and full-time/part-time status. The complete application will be the sole criteria used by Human Resources to determine eligibility, which is based on the minimum qualifications listed.
  • SUBJECTS AND WEIGHTS:  100% Training & Experience
  • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  Eligibility scores and rank will be determined by grading the applicant’s related work history and education. 

 

Please note that the preferred method of communication is by email – make sure we have an email on file that you regularly check.

 

Are you eligible to receive Ex-Veteran Credit? To receive additional credit for military service you must have a DD214 stating you received an Honorable Discharge and must send us a copy. To receive credit do one of the following:   

  1. Upload a copy of the DD214 to the Additional Documents section of your application (a photo from your phone is acceptable).
  2. Within 3 days of the posting close date:
  • email a copy to jobs@uc.edu
  • fax a copy to 513-556-9652
  • bring a copy to our office - University Hall, 51 Goodman Drive, Suite 340 (third floor).

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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Donor Care Assistant-U

Date:  Nov 16, 2021
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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