Biomedical: Washtenaw County Transportation Specialist

Biomedical: Washtenaw County Transportation Specialist

This position supports the Regional Biomedical Services department. This opportunity requires participation in in-person activities and/or performing work in a Red Cross facility. To safely transport blood from collection sites to the lab for processing and/or deliver blood or blood products to hospital customers.

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Locations

Regional

Key Responsibilities

  • Transport blood from collection site to Red Cross laboratory
  • Transport finished blood or blood products to hospital customers as routine or “stat” deliveries
  • Pick up empty boxes from hospitals as necessary
  • Deliver supplies to blood collection sites as needed
  • Complete required paperwork and obtain signatures as necessary
  • Communicate with Red Cross staff on feedback from customers or any urgent issues
  • Drive in a safe and responsible manner as a representative of the American Red Cross

Training

  • Red Cross Volunteer Orientation
  • American Red Cross Defensive Driving Course
  • Transportation Specialist Guidebook Training
  • Volunteer Connection scheduling training and tutorial
  • On the job training

Development Opportunities

  • Gain valuable training/experience while providing an invaluable service to the community
  • Validate driving experience for resume
  • Opportunity to become a volunteer leader

Qualifications

 

  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and submission of vaccine status and supporting documentation in Volunteer Connection.
  • Willingness to carry vaccination card to work assignments.
  • Willingness to support the Red Cross mission, required
  • Valid state driver's license and 3 years of licensed driving experience, required
  • Familiarity with geographic area and driving routes, required
  • Able to verify safe driving record (Note: An MVR check will be completed as a part of the interview process for this position), required
  • Current insurance and state registration if using personal vehicle, required
  • Ability to lift 45 lbs., required
  • Successful completion of American Red Cross Transportation Specialist Training and Defensive Driving course upon acceptance in position, required

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