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American Red Cross - Volunteer Medical Screener (VMS)

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American Red Cross

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Volunteer Position Summary
The Volunteer Medical Screeners will use their education, professional skills, training, and/or experience to support blood collection screening and consequently, patients who need blood and blood products by screening and examining blood donor candidates to approve or defer for health concerns.

Job Duties

Red Cross Volunteer Medical Screeners will support Blood Service activities, by competently and professionally working with blood donors to assure that they are in good health and meet eligibility guidelines. The Medical Screener will augment collections employee activities by performing donor registration, taking vital signs, and recording health histories. Medical Screeners will use their education, professional skills and experience to assist blood donors through the collections process. Active, retired and new health professionals will have the opportunity to practice and maintain their skills while learning regulated procedures.

Volunteer Medical Screeners will perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures, Safety Quality Identity Potency Purity (SQuIPP), regulations outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other applicable Federal, state and local regulations.

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About American Red Cross

Location:

1450 S Central Ave, 1450 S Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90021, US

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.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether its one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things. Join a team of 4000+ regular volunteers in the Los Angeles Region to deliver services to local communities daily, weekly or monthly.

Community
Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

various locationsLos AngelesAlhambra, CA 91803

(34.07799,-118.14153)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • EMT
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time Commitment Minimum 2 blood drive shifts per month. Flexible business hours available, could include evenings or weekends. Note that there is a training commitment for this position of 18 days across a 5 week period both virtual & in person.
  • • Experience working in a regulated medical environment preferred: Medical Assistant, RN, LPN, or other medical experience strongly preferred • Must be able to follow Standard Operating Procedure instructions and training • Basic computer skills

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