Biologics Assistant (Distribution) - $16.50

Job ID
2024-13069
Location
St Petersburg-Main
Department
Bio Distribution
Salary/Pay Rate
$16.50
Geographic Location
US-FL-St Petersburg
Category
Healthcare

Overview

Performs tasks related to the distribution duties for the management of whole blood and blood components, in compliance with OneBlood standard operating procedures.  May be required to perform duties related to other Biologics functions including manufacturing and transportation of blood, blood products and specimens.

 

Position Schedule: This position will work 8:00am - 4:30pm Tuesday - Saturday.  Flexibility is required.


Training Schedule:  Candidate must be available to attend training Monday - Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm for a period of 2-3 weeks.

Responsibilities

The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the duties and responsibilities performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

  • Ensures suitability and accurate labeling of products for release and distribution
  • Performs data entry associated with component production, labeling, storage and shipping ensuring accurate and complete manufacturing records
  • Manufactures, stores and distributes blood and blood products
  • Operates, maintains and performs quality control checks on equipment
  • Performs the quarantine and disposition of unacceptable products and/or samples and performs quality control on blood products
  • Ensures adequate inventory of required supplies
  • Provides customer service to internal and external customers and vendors
  • May operate a OneBlood courier vehicle when applicable.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High School diploma or equivalent and proficient computer skills. Prior customer service, laboratory, blood bank manufacturing or logistics experience preferred.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND DESIGNATIONS:

Current and valid driver’s license in good standing may be required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to organize work for timely completion
  • Ability to multi-task, while maintaining the safety of blood components
  • Ability to follow complex oral and written instructions
  • Ability to speak, write, read and understand English
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with customers and those contacted in the course of work
  • Basic computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Skill in operating office equipment and technology
  • Ability to report to work during a disaster, public health emergency or other catastrophic event.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Tasks involve the performance of moderately physically demanding work for extended periods of time, involving standing, lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (up to 50 pounds).  Tasks that require moving objects of significant weight require the assistance of another person and/or use of proper techniques and moving equipment.  Tasks may involve some climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling. 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. 

 

Functions are regularly performed inside and/or outside with potential for exposure to adverse conditions, such as inclement weather, atmospheric elements and pathogenic substances. Performance of this job could expose the employee to blood-borne pathogens and freezers at below-freezing temperatures (-30F/-35C).  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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