Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Shift: Day Hours: 6:45a - 3:15p or 7:00a - 3:30p
SUMMARY OF POSITION: Responsible for evaluating blood donors to determine eligibility for donation. Also responsible for determining blood component availability for patients; verifying physician laboratory orders and insurance coverage for apheresis patients; registering patients in hospital registration system; preparing blood components from fresh whole blood units; accessioning patient specimens into the laboratory information system; modifying blood products for patient requirements and issue. Assists in maintaining laboratory compliance through management of critical documents, temperature monitoring system documentation and inventory management.
High school diploma plus 1 year job related experience required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Microsoft Word and Excel experience required.
Ability to understand Insurances and pass necessary exams required.
Ability to learn computer applications (BBCS, Sunquest, Cerner, Powerchart) required.
Good phone, communication and customer service skills required.
Good math skills required.
Knowledge of medical terminology required.
Ability to understand orders from physicians, nurses and technologists.
Medical Office assistant training preferred
Experience in clinic, donor center and/or hospital setting preferred.
Able to sit/stand/walk constantly.
Able to lift/carry 0-25 lbs frequently; 26-100 lbs occasionally.
Able to push/pull 0-25 lbs frequently; 26-100 lbs occasionally.
Able to climb occasionally; reach frequently.
Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.
If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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At Penn State Hershey, our mission is to enhance the quality of life and serve our community through improved health, the education of health professionals, and the discovery of knowledge. For us, service excellence is not only for our patients but also our employees. It means valuing each and every employee.
AABB (Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies) is an international, not-for-profit organization representing individuals and institutions involved in the fields of transfusion medicine and biotherapies. The Association works collaboratively
to advance the field through the development and delivery of standards, accreditation and education programs. AABB is dedicated to its mission of improving lives by making transfusion medicine and biotherapies safe, available and effective worldwide.