Operations Tech 1

Aberdeen, SD

Position type: Full-time
$16 an hour
Location: Aberdeen, SD

Your Blood.* *Your Hospital. Your Neighbors

Looking for a position serving YOUR local community? LifeServe Blood Center, a non-profit blood collection organization, is currently looking for individuals to join our team of lifesavers! LifeServe was recently selected as the sole provider of blood and blood products to hospitals in Aberdeen and surrounding communities. Our dedicated team members are the vital link between generous volunteer blood donors and hospital patients who rely on lifesaving blood transfusions and work diligently to ensure their friends, families, hospitals, and patients in Aberdeen and surrounding communities have access to a strong blood supply. As one of the top 15 blood centers in the country, LifeServe Blood Center’s foundation is based on local blood donors supporting the needs of their local hospitals. Your Blood. Your Hospital. Your Neighbors.
Full-time team members are eligible for a robust benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, critical illness, supplemental insurance, short and long-term disability, life insurance and a company matching 403b. LifeServe also offers a generous Paid Time Off (PTO) program, approximately 4 weeks in the first year of employment which begins to accrue on day one of employment. LifeServe is committed to fair and equitable wages. Base wages start around $16/ hr with additional shift differentials paid for hours worked between 6:00 PM and before 6:00 AM.
LifeServe’s Operations Technician role will be involved in every aspect of ensuring a strong and stable blood supply for the community including volunteer blood donor recruitment, blood collection, processing, and distribution to hospitals in Aberdeen and surrounding communities. Few organizations offer this level of opportunity that has direct impact in all areas of the company’s lifesaving mission. We offer all paid training needed to be a successful member in this mission. As your training progresses, you can expect to be involved in more detailed and complex skills as an Operations Technician 2 and 3 with increasing pay opportunities with each step.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Contact our amazing donors to schedule their appointments and update donor information
Work closely with those very same donors to provide a comfortable and meaningful donation experience to include donor history, medical screenings, and routine phlebotomy blood collections
Assist with mobile and donor center setups and tear downs
Perform component manufacturing procedures according to established policy and SOP
Prepare blood components in a manner that ensures the highest quality blood products to our hospital customers
Demonstrate exceptional customer service to our partner hospitals by receiving orders, packing, and shipping blood products according to established policies and SOP
Provide inventory control through the tracking and movement of blood products
Identify, troubleshoot, and document problems that may influence the quality or completion of shipping and component manufacturing
Provide transportation for blood products, blood samples and supplies in a manner that ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies

Other Requirements:

Shifts may require long periods of standing/walking
Follow all training and operating procedures
Demonstrate professional, courteous behavior at all times
Demonstrate qualities of integrity and commitment to the organization's mission
Hold a valid driver’s license and driving record that meets insurability guidelines

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent required

Hours Available:

Once training is complete, team members can expect varying weekly schedules within the timeframes listed:
Monday - 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday - 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday 6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday - 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday - 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday - 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM (1x per month)

Offers of employment are contingent on the successful completion of pre-employment, post offer drug testing and background checks
LifeServe Blood Center is fully committed to equal employment opportunity. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Location: LifeServe Blood Center · Collections Mobile
Schedule: Full Time, Varied Shift, Shifts vary

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 per hour

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