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American Red Cross Phlebotomist in Woodland Hills, California

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Help saves lives every day with a phlebotomy career at the American Red Cross. No experience needed!

Join the Red Cross Biomed Team!

If you're looking to gain new skills, help save lives and contribute to the mission of one of the nation's most respected humanitarian organizations, consider a career in biomedical services at the American Red Cross. As a Red Cross employee, you'll have opportunities to grow your career and be recognized and rewarded for your efforts. Most importantly, you'll work alongside dedicated individuals like yourself who live the values of our organization every day. Join us for a career that helps save lives every day.

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Job Description

As the front line of our blood collection services, you will be the face of the American Red Cross to our blood donors, making a personal connection with them and ensuring they have a top-notch donation experience. We're looking for compassionate people who can connect with others, pay careful attention to details, and support their team while working together to fulfill our mission. This role requires a highly flexible schedule and comes with competitive pay and benefits. No experience is necessary. We'll train and support you as you learn your new skills, with our full-time, intensive phlebotomy training program. All costs are covered, and you will be paid throughout the program. To learn more about being a phlebotomist, watch this short video:rdcrss.org/lifesavingrole

Responsibilities

  • Balance production, donor care, and 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 detailed 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 and be willing to 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 describe the general nature and level of work and are not an exhaustive list

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

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

  • Ability to load and unload vehicles with or without reasonable accommodations

  • 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 up to 50 lbs., occasionally physically assisting donors experiencing an adverse reaction, as well as pushing or pulling heavy weights up and down ramps and stairs (potentially up to 250 lbs. in weight and with up to 75 degree angles). Physical requirements may be performed in adverse weather conditions

  • All staff work as a team to setup and tear down equipment required to conduct a mobile blood drive. This involves pushing carts up to 250 lbs. setting up beds and handling many totes containing equipment and snacks for the donors

  • Flexibility to work long, irregular hours and frequent schedule changes is required

  • Ability to travel overnight two-three weeks per month for three-four days at a time

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.

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