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Blood Component Mfg Tech. I

Renton, WA 98057, USA Req #343
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Formerly Puget Sound Blood Center and Lane Blood Center, Bloodworks is backed by more than 70 years of Northwest history and 250,000 donors. A national leader in transfusion medicine, Bloodworks has been chosen to serve more than 90 hospitals in Washington, Oregon and Alaska – partnering closely with local hospitals to deliver the highest level of patient care. Patients with traumatic injuries, undergoing surgeries or organ transplantation, or receiving treatment for cancer and blood disorders all depend on our services, expertise, laboratories and research. We are local, nonprofit, independent, volunteer-supported and community-based.

At Bloodworks Northwest we work every day at saving lives through research, innovation, education and excellence in blood, medical and laboratory services. We have proudly served donors and patients in partnership with our community for over 70 years. We are seeking a detail-oriented individual to perform a wide variety of detailed and sequential tasks, according to standard operating procedures, resulting in the production and final labeling of blood components. Working in a highly-regulated, and team-oriented environment, the incumbent will prepare, document, evaluate, quarantine/segregate, perform routine labeling of, and package and create transfer records for blood and blood components according to standard operating procedures, as well as operate and maintain equipment used in the processing and labeling of blood components.

This position requires the incumbent to have the ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and overtime, as well as the ability to take on-call responsibility as assigned. This position also involves occasional intermittent work in refrigeration and freezer units (in cold rooms of 1oC – 6oC for up to 30 minutes at a time, and in walk-in freezers colder than -23oC for up to 15 minutes at a time). Additionally, work is conducted in a moderately noisy, high volume production environment.

Requirements include:

•Meet CLIA requirements for moderate complexity testing. Minimum requirement is a high school diploma or equivalent and training for the testing performed
•Two years of post-secondary education, or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. Relevant work experience is considered in any of the following:
•One year of experience in a regulated or high volume production environment, or One year of blood-banking or pharmaceutical experience, or One year of work experience in an environment requiring significant multitasking.
•The ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently while also addressing multiple interruptions.
•The ability to adhere to a series of complex process steps involving interaction with multiple computer systems and physical handling of inventory.
•The ability to work effectively in a team-orientated environment and with staff from other departments.
•The ability to lift and carry up to 35 pounds.

Work schedule: 3rd shift with differential - Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Variable start times between 1800 to 2000 hrs. Tues, Sat, Sun, and holidays may be scheduled with alternate day off.

Help your career while helping others – join our lifesaving team!

Bloodworks Northwest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
  • Renton, WA 98057, USA