OctaPharma Plasma Phlebotomist in Des Moines, Iowa
Phlebotomists, are you looking for an exciting career in the biopharmaceutical or medical field? Join our team at Octapharma Plasma! We own and operate
plasma collection centers throughout the United States. Our centers are critical to the development of life-saving patient therapies utilized by thousands of patients all over the world. We have immediate openings in our Donor Center for Phlebotomists to execute
the plasmapheresis process by performing venipunctures.
Octapharma Plasma is the perfect place for you to channel your passion for helping others into a fast-paced medical career that is both personally
and professionally rewarding. Whether you are just beginning your career or you have experience in the medical field, we want to talk with you!
As a Phlebotomist, your main duty will be to perform venipunctures for the plasmapheresis process, but you will also be responsible for maintaining
compliance with SOP, current Good Manufacturing Procedures (cGMP) and all applicable regulatory guidelines.
Your specific duties as a Phlebotomist will include:
Reviewing donor records for accuracy and completeness
Labeling and ensuring that each unit and all samples are labeled accurately
Setting up and preparing all equipment and disposable supplies for venipuncture and plasmapheresis procedure
Operating the automated plasmapheresis machines, including response and evaluation of all alarms and machine errors, documentation of exceptions, etc.
Monitoring donors for reactions as well as monitoring equipment operations to ensure donor safety and quality of product
Ensuring donor confidentiality, meeting customer service expectations, greeting and acknowledging donors as they are assigned to the donation area and after completing donation process
Overseeing and ensuring proper sanitation and cleaning of equipment and your work area between donors
As a Phlebotomist, you must be reliable and motivated with the ability to understand and follow protocol. It is also important that you have excellent
verbal and written communication skills as well as strong customer service abilities.
Specific qualifications for the Phlebotomist position include:
High school diploma or GED
Phlebotomy certificate or license (as required by state)
Ability to perform venipunctures
Ability to make accurate and complete documentation
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
Basic computer profiency
Ability to work day and evening hours, weekends, holidays, and extended shifts on a frequent basis
As a Phlebotomist at Octapharma Plasma, your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits, including