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Plasma Center Nurse - RN or LPN - Day 1 Benefits Package! Grand Rapids - East Paris Ave SE

Company: Biolife Plasma Services
Location: Rockford
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Job Description:

By clicking the -Apply- button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda'sand . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAbout BioLife Plasma ServicesEvery day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, we'll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment.BioLife Plasma Services is a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.OBJECTIVES/PURPOSEThe Medical Support Specialist determines donor eligibility to donate plasma, management of donor adverse events, review of laboratory test results, donor notification of unsuitable test results. The Medical Support Specialist works under the direct supervision of the Center Manager (or Assistant Manager as applicable) for operational guidance and under the supervision of the Center Physician for medical issues. Ideally, the Medical Support Specialist will be familiar with regulations of the plasma collection industry and/or a manufacturing environment. The Medical Support Specialist follows guidance provided by BioLife Medical Affairs and provides center level support of environmental, health and safety (EHS).ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Donor Eligibility (85%)
  • Determine donor eligibility accurately and in a timely manner, to include, proper management of informed consent, AIDS education and confidential self-exclusion, medical history interview and acceptance requirements, physical examination, blood testing, and reviewing Serological Protein Electrophoresis (SPE) as required.
  • Evaluate and manage donor reaction(s), which occurs at the facility as outlined in the SOPs. Follow applicable SOPs for medical emergencies including the execution of Center Physician's standing orders and donor transport to emergency care facilities.
  • Manage donor deferral; reviews test results and notify donors of unsuitable test results per applicable SOPs.
  • Initiation and investigation of Post Donation Information (PDI).
  • Refer to the Center Physician or Medical Affairs (as applicable) when in need of providing unacceptable findings to donors, problem solving, or guidance concerning medical or technical issues, including donor safety and eligibility.
  • Demonstrate continued competency in the performance of job responsibilities and complete periodic assessment with the Center Physician per applicable SOPs.
  • Assist the EHS program as required per SOPs or as requested by the EHS Manager (5%)
  • Conduct pre-placement evaluation of new hires to include assessment of medical history questionnaire.
  • Support the Hepatitis B and Seasonal Flu vaccination programs for employees as applicable.
  • Maintain applicable employee medical records.
  • Member of EHS site committee and assist in training of employees, as required.
  • Manage employee incidents and determine whether further evaluation is required by occupational health/ER. Refer to EHS guidance regarding employee incidents.
  • Administer first aid to employees as needed.
  • Act as Pandemic Coordinator when authorized by EHS.
  • Supports investigations associated with pandemic threats within local community as indicated by EHS or Medical Affairs.
  • May perform all required duties in the area of Medical History (including, but not limited to): (10%)
  • Greet donors as they enter and exit the donor floor.
  • Take and record donor pulse, blood pressure, and temperature measures and monitor electronic donor questionnaire system.
  • Perform finger stick, test sample, and record other donor measures to include hematocrit, total protein and weight.Enter donor information into the Donor Information System (DIS).DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTSTechnical/Functional (Line) Expertise
    • Currently licensed or certified in the state where duties will be assigned: Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA).
    • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and AED certification required
    • Fulfillment of state requirements (in state of licensure) for basic IV therapy
    • Able to satisfactorily complete the FDA approved training requirements for BioLife Medical Support Specialist
    • Minimum of two years in a clinical or hospital setting preferred
    • Effective communication skills
    • Detail-oriented
    • Customer service oriented
    • Basic computer skills
    • Willingness to work with other Center Medical Team members to ensure coverage of all operating hoursLeadership
      • Integrity
      • Fairness
      • Honesty
      • Perseverance
      • Putting the patient at the center
      • Building trust with society
      • Reinforcing our reputation
      • Developing the business
      • Effective coaching and counseling skills.Decision-making and Autonomy
        • Routinely makes decisions determining donor eligibility.
        • Seeks guidance from Center Physician and Center Management (including Quality) for medium to high impact decisions and urgent matters.
        • Regularly advises and consults with donors/customers (External)
        • Coordinates with Center Management team and Quality to ensure successful operation standards are met (Internal)Interaction
          • Responsible for providing exceptional customer service to donors (external) and fellow employees (internal)
          • Attend staff meetings and other team meetings as required.
          • Ability to multi-task and work as a team player.
          • Attention to detail and ability to work independently
          • Effective coaching and counseling skills.Innovation
            • Coordinates will all other center roles to effectively problem solve, ensure safety of staff and donors, and provide an exceptional customer experience.
            • Supports the center management team in identifying operational opportunities for continuous improvement, initiating changes to center processes as needed, through use of company approved procedures (including but not limited to 5S, Value Stream Mapping and Kaizen).Complexity
              • Maintain general cleanliness of work area and assist other work areas as needed to ensure a clean and professional environment.
              • Willingness to travel preferred. (less than 10%)EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:Essential: Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent graduate of a recognized educational nursing program.Desired: Minimum of two years in a clinical or hospital setting preferredADDITIONAL INFORMATION
                • FLSA Classification (US) - Non-Exempt
                • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.LocationsUSA - MI - Grand RapidsWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

Keywords: Biolife Plasma Services, Grand Rapids , Plasma Center Nurse - RN or LPN - Day 1 Benefits Package! Grand Rapids - East Paris Ave SE, Healthcare , Rockford, Michigan

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