Employment Opportunities

Position Posted On:
Octapharma Plasma Inc.
2588 Hubbell Ave
Des Moines, IA  50317
Job Title:
Medical Screener
Job Type:
Health & Human Services
Part Time
Hours Per Week:
Position Start Date:
Pay Rate:
Entry Level
How To Apply:
Contact Name:
Stephanie Martin  
Job Description:
Greets and builds rapport with donors and directs them to appropriate areas for further processing. • Maintains donor flow while adhering to standard operating procedures. • 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. • Remains professional at all times in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions. • Performs donor medical screening to determine suitability of donor to include reviewing health related documents and taking vital signs including blood pressure, pulse, and temperature. • Performs finger sticks and utilizes screening equipment to obtain hematocrit and protein readings (excluding California donor centers). • Performs clerical duties including creating and maintaining donor record files and inputting information into the donor management computer software. • Performs cashier duties related to payment of donor fees. • May perform all required quality controls and legibly records the results on the appropriate logs and into the donor management computer software. • Answers the telephone and any donor inquiries regarding the procedure, payment, and company policies in a prompt, professional manner. • Ensures all donation information is complete, accurate, and legible prior to 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. • Upon completion of appropriate training, may educate new donors on the use of products made from donated plasma. This includes explaining the process, the tests performed, the appointment system, fees, center policies, proper nutrition and any other information pertinent to the donor. Ensure that all donors’ questions are answered timely, accurately, and professionally. • Performs other job related tasks as assigned.
Job Qualifications:
High School Diploma, GED, or Transcripts