Field: Blood Drive Volunteer - Volunteer Medical Screener - Pasadena

Field: Blood Drive Volunteer - Volunteer Medical Screener - Pasadena

Provide support to blood collection operation by performing regulated medical screening of potential blood donors.

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Locations

Red Cross HQ: Pomona - Biomedical Services,Red Cross Office T2: Pasadena,Red Cross Office T4: Long Beach

Key Responsibilities

  • Collect and confirm donor demographics
  • Determine procedure eligibility
  • Conduct physical exam, to include oral temperature, pulse, BP and hematocrit by accepted process
  • Facilitate and evaluate health history (typically self-administered by donor)
  • Comply with applicable Federal, State and local regulations as well as all American Red Cross policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Attend relevant meetings, skill competency assessments, and updates
  • Being punctual and dependable for all assignments

Qualifications

  • Willingness to support Red Cross Mission
  • Customer service experience, effective verbal communication, and public relations skills are required
  • Must be able to follow Standard Operating Procedure instructions and training
  • Basic computer skills required
  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • Preferred (but not required): Experience working in a regulated medical environment preferred.  Medical Assistant, RN, LPN, or other medical experience

Time Commitment

Minimum 2 blood drive shifts per month.  Flexible business hours available, could include evenings or weekends.

Development Opportunities

  • Gain valuable training/experience while providing an invaluable service to your community
  • Use and validate your training and skills at a nationally recognized organization
  • Ability to become a volunteer leader
  • Establish professional references
  • Establish a record of excellence to ensure donor and patient safety (also in case a paid staff opportunities become available)

Length of Appointment

12 months renewable

Relationships

Reports to Team Supervisor or Charge Staff, partners with Collections Team and Volunteer Engagement Team

Training

  • Virtual, classroom and on-the-job instruction. Classroom training is conducted during traditional business hours.  Includes:
  • Orientation to the American Red Cross
  • 5-day Orientation to Biomedical Services and Self-Paced Computer based Training
  • 45-hour ARC Health History Training
  • Up to 40 hours On the job instruction and training

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