Blood Bank Clerk - E/O Weekend & Holiday - 7a - 3:30p

Job Requisition #: JR63812

End Date: 7/1/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Clerical/Administrative/Billing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a free-standing emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health.

We are currently seeking a Blood Bank Clerk who will work every other weekend and every other holiday from 7a-3:30p.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Blood Bank Clerk will receives specimens and process orders according to procedure, assuring proper identification is maintained. In addition, the Blood Bank Clerk will:

Dispense blood products with proper labeling and clerical check to assure products are issued specifically as ordered for intended recipients.

Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.  This requires the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify age-specific patient needs, and to provide the care needed.

Perform record searches on patients and file all records appropriately and will

pick up and deliver materials to the dumb waiter, shuttles, and pick-up sites.

Answer telephone and provide requested information.  Pass information appropriately and obtains technical assistance for responses as necessary.

Participate in quality assurance as directed to assure ongoing improvement in departmental and individual performance.

Cooperate with supervisors and co-workers and maintain a good rapport with all departments.  Present a professional, well-groomed appearance at all times in accordance with departmental dress code guidelines.  Answers the telephone courteously and promptly.

Perform assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; report to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum of high school graduate with experience in specimen processing and computer entry.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of blood type incompatibilities.

Knowledge of specimen and registration, and product labeling and identification.

Ability to utilize the laboratory information system to obtain information.

Ability to interact professionally with co-workers, physicians, and nursing staff.

Skills in oral and written communication.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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