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Emergency Medical Technician - EMT (Part Time)

Company: Immunotek
Location: Horn Lake
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Part Time Opportunity

NEW Sign-On Bonus!

$1,000.00 (Paid on First Pay Date), then $1,000.00 after 90 days of active employment, with an additional $1,000 after 6 months of active employment.

Essential Job Responsibilities and Duties

* Greet and register new plasma donors into the donor management computer system


* Conduct screening procedures to include taking blood pressure, pulse, temperature, weight, and arm checks


* Perform finger sticks to test donors for hematocrit testing and total protein testing utilizing screening equipment. Monitor the electronic donor questionnaire system


* Determine donor eligibility by performing donor eligibility assessments, to include; medical history interview, physical examination, educating donor on donor testing, HIV/AIDS virus, donation risks, informed consent, confidential self-exclusion, and reviewing Serological Protein Electrophoresis (SPE) testing as necessary


* Provide counseling to Donors regarding unacceptable test results


* Initiate and assist in donor investigations regarding Post Donation Information


* Evaluate and attend to donor adverse events during the donation process


* Follow all standard operating procedures for all medical emergencies, to include communication with the Center Medical Director and donor transport to emergency medical care facilities. Communicate and seek direction from Center Medical Director and Center Management as necessary


* Learn and maintain thorough familiarity and compliance with all state and federal regulations, Standard Operating Procedure Manual, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP), and internal Company Procedures


* Thorough knowledge of applicable Company and departmental policies and procedures as well as the willingness to learn and follow any policy or procedure that may be introduced in the future


* Maintain an open line of communication with Management


* Maintain a positive and professional demeanor during all interactions with donors, fellow employees, and vendors


* Ability to accept performance feedback in a professional manner


* Regular attendance and arriving on time to all scheduled shifts and mandatory meetings


* Other duties as assigned



Qualifications

* High school diploma or equivalent required


* Minimum one (1) year work experience preferred


* Actively licensed or certified in the state where performing duties: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or National EMS Technician (EMS) Only!


* Active Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required



Requirements

* Strong oral and written communication skills


* Ability to read and interpret directions and instructions


* Perform basic math calculations


* Basic computer skills


* Reasoning ability to identify, interpret and apply appropriate information



Physical Requirements

* Use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear


* Frequent leaning, bending, stooping, crouching, and reaching above the shoulders and below the knee


* Manual dexterity to perform all phases of donor plasmapheresis


* Ability to make and analyze a physical assessment of heart, lung sounds, signs of drug use, etc.


* Ability to stand for extended periods of time for up to four (4) hours at a time


* Ability to lift, tug, pull up to fifty (50) pounds



Work Environment

* Typical work environment with moderate noise level


* May be exposed to freezing temperatures for short periods of time


* Occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens



Disclaimer

This job description is construed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required.

Keywords: Immunotek, Memphis , Emergency Medical Technician - EMT (Part Time), Professions , Horn Lake, Tennessee

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