Donor Services Equipment Coordinator

The Community Blood Center, Inc.
Job Description
Donor Services Equipment Coordinator
Company Summary:
The Community Blood Center (CBC) collects blood from donors, processes it in our laboratory, and prepares it for hospital patients.  We currently provide 17 Wisconsin and Michigan hospitals with a full range of blood components, including red blood cells, platelets, and plasma.  CBC operates neighborhood donor centers in Appleton, Oshkosh, Little Chute, and Woodruff, along with 8 blood drive units. Last year, volunteer donors gave more than 50,000 blood donations with The Community Blood Center.
The Donor Services Equipment Coordinator is responsible for oversight of maintenance, repairs and analysis of equipment essential to Collections supplies and processes. This includes but is not limited to equipment supporting bloodmobiles, apheresis, whole blood and temperature monitoring functions. Seeks opportunities to improve the facilities and processes related to the blood collection equipment and processes. Ensures all equipment is operational and available for use on a daily basis.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Self-sufficiently identifies and resolves issues or questions related to donor services equipment.
  • Schedules/performs the cleaning, maintenance, and repair activities for collections equipment in a manner that ensures timely completion according to requirements.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records for equipment quality control and maintenance.
  • Coordinates with Facilities to assure that storage sites are maintained in order to ensure the safety and functionality of supplies and equipment.
  • Manages projects associated with equipment and related facilities as requested by management.
  • Independently troubleshoots and tracks equipment failures and makes recommendations for failure prevention as well as recommendations for equipment replacement and/or upgrades.
  • Creates, revises and maintains SOPs and policies related to equipment use, quality control and maintenance.
  • Identifies and aids in implementation of safe and efficient processes related to pre-drive/post-drive activities.
  • Writes, revises, and performs validations and/or verifications related to equipment.
  • Conducts training as necessary for relevant process revisions and implementations.
  • Maintains knowledge-based competency of Donor Tech duties as needed.
  • Assists with CST daily functions, as needed.
    Job Requirements:
  • Associate’s degree desired or equivalent related work experience.
  • Biomedical Equipment Technician certification preferred.
  • High level of computer skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and coordinate the actions of others, desired.
  • Project leadership skills preferred.
  • Technical writing skill preferred.

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