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Position Posted On:
Octapharma Plasma Inc.
2588 Hubbell Ave
Des Moines, IA  50317
Job Title:
Processing Technician
Job Type:
Health & Human Services
Full Time
Hours Per Week:
Position Start Date:
Pay Rate:
8.00/hr - 12.00/hr
How To Apply:
Contact Name:
Stephanie Martin  
Job Description:
• Ensures prompt and sterile collection of plasma samples using electric heat sealer and centrifuge. • Ensures samples and bottles are properly organized in large storage freezer in allotted timeframe as well as in the donor management computer software. • Handles tested and untested product as well as plasma with unsuitable test results with properly utilized personal protective equipment. • May prepare units and samples for regular daily and weekly shipments per company policies and strict federal transportation regulations. • May perform all required quality controls and legibly records the results on the appropriate logs and into the donor management computer software. • Complies with federal, state, local and company-specific regulations related to quality of product, employee and donor safety and to the proper performance of day-to-day activities. • Reports quality issues and procedural deviations to Quality Assurance and Management. • Greets and builds rapport with donors and directs them to appropriate areas for further processing. • Answers the telephone and any donor inquiries regarding the procedure, payment, and company policies in a prompt, professional manner. • Maintains donor flow while adhering to standard operating procedures. • Remains professional at all times in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions. • Ensures all donation information is complete, accurate, and legible after donation. • Follows all OSHA requirements and company personnel policies. • Remains alert for any adverse donor reactions and notifies appropriate staff. • Maintains confidentiality with all specific donor issues and record keeping activities. • Stocks and maintains an orderly work area with sufficient supplies to meet production demands. • Cleans and maintains equipment on a daily basis and troubleshoots issues as they arise. • Cleans any blood or plasma spills and performs proper procedure for disposition of biohazardous waste. • Monitors freezer and refrigerator temperatures and immediately informs appropriate personnel if equipment is not functioning properly. Records variance if applicable. • Conducts daily calibration of equipment according to appropriate SOPs. • Performs other job related tasks as assigned.
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