American Red Cross Entry Level Phlebotomist in Asheville, North Carolina
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Job Title: Entry Level Phlebotomist
Location: Asheville, NC
Help saves lives every day with a phlebotomy & driving career at the American Red Cross. No experience needed!
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About this Role
As a Phlebotomist with the American Red Cross, you'll use your compassion and customer service skill to collect lifesaving blood donations from our volunteer donors and ensure they have the best experience possible. Your driving experience will assist us with transporting equipment and setting up at the collection sites. The Red Cross offers paid phlebotomy training with the ability to grow your skills and career within the nation's top humanitarian organization. To learn more about being a phlebotomist, watch this short video: rdcrss.org/lifesavingrole
Take the time to personally connect with donors - listen to their stories and help them understand the value of their donation
Contribute to a friendly and fun environment. Team up with your co-workers to keep our donors coming back again and again
Be detailed oriented all day, every day, to ensure that the blood you collect meets goals, regulatory requirements and can be safely transfused
To best meet the needs of our donors and community, Phlebotomist/Drivers work a variable schedule including early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays
The aforementioned responsibilities of the Phlebotomist/Driver describe the general nature and level of work and are not an exhaustive list
High school diploma or equivalent required
Customer service experience and effective verbal communication skills are required
Ability to work a variable schedule including early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays. Overnight travel may be required
A current, valid driver's license with good driving record is required. Experience driving larger vehicles preferred.
DOT certification may be required in some locations. If required, must pass applicable DOT physical and related requirements and be able to possess or obtain a medical certification of at least one-year duration.
Ability to load and unload vehicles with or without reasonable accommodations
Physical requirements may include the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., occasionally physically assisting donors experiencing an adverse reaction, as well as pushing or pulling heavy weights up and down ramps and stairs (potentially up to 250 lbs. in weight and with up to 75-degree angles). Physical requirements may be performed in adverse weather conditions
Basic computer skills are desirable
Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.
Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.
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