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For the Norfolk County area- one 4-5 hour shift minimum per month. Very flexible, priority needs. Help in a big way with full safety protocols in place! 6 month minimum commitment needed.
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.
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
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
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
Length of Apptmt: Preferably 3 months, renewable if needed
Training: Onboarding with the American Red Cross Biomedical Dept
PO Box 310, 614 High St, Dedham, MA 02027, US
Norfolk County RSVP Volunteer Program is dedicated to meeting community needs by connecting volunteers age 55+ with opportunities that meet their skills and areas of interest. We believe that we are all called to serve one another through the use of our unique gifts and passions.
Make a difference in Norfolk County by connecting your passions with community needs!
Norfolk County RSVP has volunteer opportunities for people aged 55 & over in 28 cities and towns at over 50 volunteer sites. Volunteer opportunities include mentoring pre-release inmates, tutoring elementary school children, drivers for Veterans, meals on wheels and food pantires, friendly visiting, non-profit support services and many more! N.C. RSVP will find the volunteer opportunity that best fits your interests & schedule and impacts the needs that are most critical to our county's communities. N.C. RSVP provides mileage reimbursement, accident & liability insurance, an invitation to our annual recognition event, monthly newsletters, orientation & training.
We'll work with your schedule.
Multiple LocationsDedham, MA 02026
June 16, 2020