Take the heartbeat of our blood drives: Volunteer as a Medical Screener! - Cascade County

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Idaho and Montana

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Medical Screener volunteers join the blood collections staff at local blood drives. As a volunteer, you will collect and confirm donor demographics and health histories, determine procedure eligibility, and conduct physical exams (oral temperature, pulse, blood pressure). This volunteer position provides you with the opportunity to validate your training and skills at a nationally recognized organization while providing service to your community.

Responsibilities:

  • Screen and examine blood donor candidates to approve or defer for health concerns.
  • Collection and confirm donor demographics, determine procedure eligibility.
  • Conduct physical exam to include oral temperature, pulse, BP and hematocrit according to procedure.
  • Facilitate and evaluate self-administered health history.

Time Commitment: Minimum of two shifts per month after training.

Training: This position requires significant training (approximately 80 hours) including virtual, classroom, and on-the-job instruction. All training is provided free of charge.

Qualifications:

  • No medical background necessary.
  • Willingness to support the Red Cross mission.
  • Customer service experience, effective verbal communication and public relations skills are required.
  • Computer skills required.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.

Ready to help? Go to redcross.org/volunteer to complete the online application. It takes less than 10 minutes!

Questions: Email our team at IDMT.Recruiting@redcross.org

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About American Red Cross of Idaho and Montana

Location:

5380 W Franklin Rd, Boise, ID 83705, 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

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:

  • 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Great Falls, MT 59401

(47.51546,-111.28036)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of two shifts per month after training.

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