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Hospital Services Technician I (Grade4) Full-Time

Job Description

Provide customer assistance in ordering blood products and supplies to maintain hospital inventory and return blood products within regulatory definitions.   Comply with safety policies in the work area and use applicable protective equipment at all times to prevent exposure to potentially infectious blood and body fluids. Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures, Safety Quality Identity Potency Purity (SQUIPP) regulations outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other applicable Federal, State and local regulations. Major responsibilities: Receive routine orders for a variety of blood and pharmaceutical products and transfusion-related supplies. Assist hospital personnel with inventory alternatives when requested products are unavailable within established guidelines and procedures that assist the customers and the patient. Rotate inventory of remote and primary facilities to ensure adequate supplies of products for the needs of customers. Monitor temperatures for blood products in refrigeration units to maintain temperatures consistent with internal and external regulatory requirements. Conduct automated and manual investigations of records to identify product dispositions to support recalls and retro-testing. May perform radiation of blood products and maintain related records and equipment. Provide customer service to clients. May select and pack blood products for distribution. May perform duties of Hospital Services Courier or duties of Inventory Assistant as required. High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Prior experience in blood banking is preferred. Must have computer experience and good customer service skills. Fri,,Sat,Sun,Mon, 7 a.m-5 p.m Schedule may vary during training period. Department is open 24 hours/7 days a week Incumbent may be required to work holidays..
Recruiter: Lisa Newell                        Location: Columbus           Open: 12/04/09 until filled, Job ID 09-099
 
Send cover letter and resume to: brcolumbushr@usa.redcross.org