Vitalant is a nonprofit organization that collects blood from volunteer donors and provides blood, blood products and services across the United States.
Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for verbally counseling donors, physicians, and customers on the medical significance of infectious disease markers and responding to questions and concerns. Supports blood center donor care staff in determining donor eligibility. Responsible for providing medical and technical support for assigned Medical Affairs operational functions.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Extensive working knowledge of infectious diseases preferred.
RN license or Certification as a Medical Technologist by a recognized certifying agency
Three years experience in a healthcare environment required. To include:
Experience in patient and/or donor education/counseling/communication.
Internal Number: 210062
Blood Systems is an internationally known leader in transfusion medicine founded on the principles of quality, excellence and service. Our headquarters are located in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona.Founded in 1943 as the Salt River Valley Blood Bank in Phoenix, Arizona, today Blood Systems is one of the nation’s oldest and largest non-profit transfusion medicine organizations.The Blood Services division, our largest, provides leadership, policy and shared services to its blood centers. It facilitates comprehensive blood service contracting for national and regional healthcare systems. Our blood centers provide blood, blood components and special services to patients in some 1,000 hospitals across the country.Blood Systems Research Institute generates and analyzes data to aid the US and worldwide transfusion community by recommending testing strategies and technology. Creative Testing Solutions, a joint venture, is the largest independent blood donor testing organization in the country with several high volume laboratories. The BioCARE division distributes therapeutic biologicals and recombinant coagulation factors, including such products as albumin, coagulation factors, fibrin sealants, IVIG and Rh immune globulin. Our CanyonCARE Rx specialty pharmacy is part of BioCARE.