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*COVID-19 Relief Need* Blood Donor Screener for Blood Drives

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American Red Cross of Nebraska-Iowa Region

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The Blood Donor Screener roles is to provide excellent customer service to enhance the blood donor experience, executing donor temperature screening on potential donors prior to their entry into the blood drive. This position serves as gatekeeper by providing additional screening the American Red Cross has implemented in the interest of the safety of the blood supply, recipients, other donors, staff, volunteers and general public health regarding COVID-2019 outbreaks.

Training will be provided

Responsibilities

  • This position and Temp-taking screening station is part of additional screening the American Red Cross has implemented in the interest of the safety of the blood supply, recipients, other donors, staff, volunteers and general public health regarding COVID-2019 outbreaks.
  • Greet donors and model excellent customer service behaviors. Manage donor flow at temp taking station to ensure only donors passing temp screen are permitted access.
  • Explain purpose of temperature screen to donors and ensure they understand reason for deferral if applicable. Direct donor to next step of donation or options for future donations if deferred.
  • Blood Donor Screeners will Use the following supplies:
    • Thermometer and probe covers, if applicable
    • Trash basket
    • Gloves
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Sani-cloths or Cavi-cide
  • Wear gloves at all times and change them between each donor.
  • Use a new probe cover on an electronic thermometer or a new disposable thermometer for each donor.
  • Will not repeat temperatures for any reason.
  • Will insert the thermometer into the donor's mouth, hold the probe, read the temperature and discard the probe cover or the disposable thermometer.
  • Check to see if the donor's temperature is acceptable.
  • Advise the donor if above 99.5 degrees F to defer from donating on current day.
  • Will clean the electronic thermometer, probe and probe wiring between each person with Sani-cloth or Cavi-cide.

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to display the utmost professionalism and communication skills using diplomacy and tact
  • Extremely comfortable working with people from diverse communities and backgrounds
  • Ability to understand technology needed for position
  • Comfortable taking temperatures and explaining processes

Red Cross is seeking individuals to fulfill this volunteer role immediately. To learn more and to sign up go to https://bit.ly/redcrosscebv

To schedule a calendar appointment with me go to https://calendly.com/michael-fleming2-recruitment/recruitment .

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About American Red Cross of Nebraska-Iowa Region

Location:

2912 S 80th Ave, Omaha, NE 68124, US

Mission Statement

Mission Statement: The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.‚Äč Vision Statement The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that... ...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope; ...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters; ...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products; ...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and ...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

Description

Since our founding by Clara Barton on May 21, 1881, the American Red Cross has been dedicated to serving people in need. We received our first congressional charter in 1900 and to this day we are tasked by the federal government with providing services to members of the American armed forces and their families as well as providing disaster relief in the United States and around the world.

Today, as throughout our long history, the Red Cross depends on generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs.

Community
Crisis Support
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1111 s. CottonwoodNorth PlatteNorth Platte, NE 69101

(41.12489,-100.75722)
 

SKILLS

  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Customer Service
  • Disaster Response
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Sign up for a four hour shift, based on your availability.
  • Visit https://bit.ly/redcrosscebv to register today

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