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CSL Plasma Phlebotomist in Saginaw, Michigan

Position location: 5225 Bay Rd. Saginaw, MI 48604With operations in 35+ nations and 27,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma, one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSLrsquo;s therapies. Seqirus is one of the largest influenza vaccine companies in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!Job DescriptionResponsible for the efficient and effective collection of plasma from donors by performing venipuncture, monitoring the pheresis process and following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).ulliIn compliance with SOPs, performs all aspects of the pheresis procedure and plasma collection, including donor setup, donor monitoring and donor disconnect./liliIn compliance with SOPs and Food Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines, performs venipuncture on donors to begin pheresis process./liliEvaluates vein performance of the donor to identify possible problems; makes necessary corrections in order to expedite donation time and ensure product quality and donor safety. Ensures donation process is efficient and makes adjustments when necessary to make the process a positive experience for the donor./liliMay educate new donors on the use of therapeutic products made from donated plasma. Explains the screening process, the health screening tests performed, the appointment system, donation fees, center policies, proper nutrition and any other information pertinent to the donor. Ensures that all donor questions are answered timely, accurately and professionally./liliMaintains alertness to any reaction by donors and assist with reactions or notifies appropriate staff./liliUses Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) to record incidents that occur during the pheresis process, such as machine alerts and alarms, volume variances and donor adverse events./liliRequired to perform calibrations and verify that maintenance has been performed as outlined in the SOPs. Required to respond to and resolve complex equipment alarms or donor issues./liliTroubleshoots equipment failures. Creates incident documentation, removes and/or replaces equipment from/liliservice./liliMonitors donor flow on the donor floor to assure continuous turnover. Alerts Group Leader of Supervisor of donor flow issues./liliCollects arm samples or whole blood samples from donors for testing./liliEnsures the accurate recording of donor data in the electronic donor information management system as outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)./liliUnderstands the policies and procedures associated with hyper immune programs at the center if applicable./liliMaintains clean efficient work environment, and ensures sufficient operating supplies and forms are available as needed. Follows all Health Safety Environmental (HSE) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration/lili(OSHA) policies and procedures. Promotes safety in all actio