Location: Tucson, AZ
The Autotransfusionist position provides blood recovery services to the Operating Rooms, Intensive Care Units, Post-Operative Anesthesia Care Units, Emergency Departments, Catheterization Labs, Labor and Delivery as well as providing Platelet Gel for patients in assigned facility and the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) Clinic 24/7. Position has limited supervision with a great deal of autonomy while working in a unique environment that provides many opportunities to participate in “cutting edge” technology and procedures.
Bachelors or Associates Degree in science or related field or equivalent experience. Current Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (BLS/CPR) for Healthcare Providers course completion card. Valid Drivers License in good standing. Possesses a basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, sterile technique, quality control/analysis (QA/QC), Point of Care Testing (POCT) of lab specimens, computer databases and troubleshooting. Complete knowledge and understanding of FDA, AABB, CAP, JC and other agencies governing Blood Recovery policies, procedures, protocols and processes.