Mobile Unit Assistant, Hoxworth Donor Services

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Hoxworth Blood Center (HBC) is recruiting for Mobile Unit Assistants, to support all activities of the Medical Mobile Unit. These duties include driving the unit, stocking and maintaining inventory, setting-up for operation, following blood packaging procedures, assisting the Medical Mobile Unit staff, and daily cleaning and inspection of the unit.


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.


This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all our activities.

Essential Functions

  • Assist the Medical Mobile Unit staff as draw site. Duties include setting up draw equipment, assisting with donors, collecting donor forms, properly labeling blood bags and pilot tubes, stripping and segmenting blood units, packing units for return, assisting with daily quality control functions, and returning blood back to bank at the end of the day. Will assist with donor reactions, blood and body fluid spills, and other miscellaneous duties.
  • Operate 40 feet Medical Mobile Bus (requires a Class B CDL) to and from the draw site or operate a van or truck to transport all necessary equipment for a draw to and from the site. On operation of the bus, responsible for transporting Medical Mobile Unit staff. Inspects, cleans, services, and maintain vehicle(s). Prepare related vehicle reports as required.
  • Maintain inventory on Medical Mobile Units. Replace all medical supplies, fill donor recovery coolers, call components for daily blood bag type and time of mid-draw blood pick-up, and stock the mobile unit with the proper blood bags.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent. 
  • Current valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Requires a commercial driver's license.
  • Six months experience in operation of large vehicles.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • May be exposed to unpleasant odors. May work evenings and weekends. May travel overnight.
  • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds and be able to demonstrate a full range of motion for bending, stooping and lifting. Unusual working conditions. Exposure to biohazardous products and body fluids.

Shift: Varies    Starting Pay Rate: $22.95 per hour    Post Probationary Rate: ​​​​​​​$23.84 per hour

Application Deadline:   


Application Information

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 above.
  • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  Eligibility scores and rank will be determined by grading the applicant’s related work history and education.   
  • EXAMINATION:  Application/resume will be reviewed by Human Resources to determine eligibility, which will be based on the minimum qualifications listed above. All qualifying applicants will be notified of the date and time of the written examination via email. Applicants that pass the written examination will be notified regarding next steps. All applicants must show valid photo identification to take the exam.


Do you have active passing test scores on file with HR for this job title? If you would like to qualify for this position using those test scores, upload a letter to the “Additional Documents” section stating your name, address, test score, exam date, and expiration date.


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
  • fax a copy to 513-556-9652
  • bring a copy to our office - University Hall, 51 Goodman Drive, Suite 340 (third floor).


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary for this role as described above.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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.


REQ: 91714



Mobile Unit Assistant, Hoxworth Donor Services

Date:  Jun 1, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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