DRS – Donor Specialist – Full-time

Position:  Donor Specialist I, II or III
Department:  Donor Room Services
Status:  Non-exempt, Full or Part-time
Accountability:  Sr. Director, Donor Room Services

Job Summary:
Perform donor selection and blood collection activities under the supervision of an on-site collections
supervisor at fixed-sites and mobile operations. All functions are performed in a manner that ensures
maintenance of the donor’s well-being and the quality of the blood product while adhering to federal, state
and local regulatory guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs donor health histories and evaluates suitability to include vital signs and hemoglobin
determination.
Performs blood collection activities according to Standard Operating Procedures to include skin
preparation, phlebotomy, discontinuation and sample collection.
Provides care and Customer Service to donors throughout all phases of the donation process while
demonstrating a positive attitude.
Assembles, maintains and dismantles equipment and supplies at bloodmobile sites. Exhibits cost
consciousness and maintains a safe and clean working environment.
Performs quality control and documentation of equipment as assigned.
Exhibits professionalism and adheres to established uniform and dress regulations.
Demonstrates flexibility, dependability and the effort required to meet all goals.
Actively participates in staff meetings, training sessions and continuing education.
Provides excellent customer service, cultivating positive working relationships with all staff, volunteers and
external customers.
Exhibits safety, accuracy, respectfulness and efficiency within specific job tasks.
Assists with special projects as assigned.

Physical Requirements:
Able to stand continuously for a minimum of three hours.
Able to climb in and out of a van.
Able to lift 25-30 pounds.
Good hand and finger dexterity.
Visual and auditory acuity.

Job Specifications:
High school graduate or GED equivalent for Donor Specialist I.
Minimum one year post-secondary education in a health-related field or three years blood banking
collection experience required for Donor Specialist II.
Minimum two years post-secondary education in a health-related field or five years blood banking
collection experience required for Donor Specialist III.
Able to comply with overnight travel schedule.