DRS – Donor Specialist – Full-time

The following statements apply to the listed position:


Position:                                                Donor Specialist

Department:                          Donor Room Services

Status:                                    Non-exempt, Full-time or Part-time

Accountability:                    Senior 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 hematocrit


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 six 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 equivalent.

Minimum one year post-secondary education in a health-related field preferred.

Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to comprehend and follow written instructions.

Must have valid drivers’ license and acceptable driving record.

Able to comply with overnight travel schedule.