Blood Product Storage and Distribution Technician
Company: American Red Cross
Posted on: November 26, 2022
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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives
every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its
best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian
As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are
required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID
19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is
prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on
providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption
prior to starting employment
Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!
Why Choose Us?
As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the
American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need
throughout the United States and, in association with other Red
Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many
generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American
public to support our lifesaving services and programs. At the
American Red Cross, you will enjoy a collaborative work culture
committed to the diversity of our people, programs, and services.
If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this
excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for
At the American Red Cross, you have a direct impact on a meaningful
mission. When you join our team, you can help save lives every day.
You'll be part of a like-minded team that shares a passion for
making a difference and a work environment that supports growth,
learning, and succeeding.
What You'll Do:
You will be responsible for receiving, processing, packing and
shipping blood products/samples for hospital orders. You will
triage the order based on date and time needed, select and
carefully pack life-saving blood products with the correct
temperature regulating product to ensure safe transport. You will
communicate with hospital clients, volunteers, and vendors, and
maintain product records to preserve traceability.
As a Red Cross Team member, you will take care of your team members
- show up for every shift and give 100% while you're there.
Interact in a positive, proactive, and customer-focused manner with
both internal and external customers, demonstrating care and
compassion at all times.
* Ensure products/samples are suitable for release for
distribution, while meeting production goals.
* Perform good inventory management practices throughout the
manufacturing and shipping process
* Prioritize workload to meet production and customer
* Perform data entry associated with further manufacturing,
labeling, storage, ordering, and shipping; maintain and review
accurate physical and electronic manufacturing records
* Analyze and make decisions based on visual inspection and
information provided from other departments to meet time
requirements and quality standards.
* Identify and quarantine products/samples that don't meet quality
requirements, and perform disposition of unacceptable product
* May make hospital deliveries as assigned
* May require flexibility to work a variable schedule that includes
weekends & holidays, to meet the needs of our hospitals
The aforementioned responsibilities of the Distribution Technician
describe the general nature and level of work and are not an
What We Need From You:
* High School diploma or equivalent
* Two years' experience in a regulatory, distribution or
manufacturing environment is preferred; or equivalent combination
of education and experience
* Good computer skills, attention to detail, accurate
documentation, and good decision-making skills.
* Position may require a valid driver's license
The duties are representative of the essential functions of the
position. Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and
unpredictable needs. Available to work overtime, other shifts,
early mornings, evenings, holidays and weekends. Requires standing,
stretching, stooping and bending for extended time periods. Lift,
pull, push and move objects of up to 50 pounds. May work in walk-in
refrigerator/freezers for periods of time. Work under pressure and
within time standards. Required to wear protective clothing such as
lab coats, gloves, face shields, etc. when there is exposure to
blood and blood products and/or where work location requires.
What's In It For You?
We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a
mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support
to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing
home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing
possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.
* Medical, Dental Vision plans
* Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts
* PTO + Holidays
* 401K with 4% match
* Paid Family Leave
* Employee Assistance
* Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
* Service Awards and recognition
Commitment to Your Health & Safety-COVID-19:
The American Red Cross requires all new hires be vaccinated against
COVID-19 as a condition of employment. This means that all
individuals working for the organization must be fully vaccinated
against COVID-19 by the start of their employment OR have begun the
vaccination process prior to their start date. Upon being offered a
position, individuals will be required to submit proof of
vaccination. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or
religious reasons, you may qualify for an exemption. If seeking an
exemption, you will be required to submit documentation and your
request must be approved prior to hire.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
The American Red Cross aspires to be an organization fully
committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion by creating and
maintaining a diverse, high-performing workforce of employees and
volunteers who reflect all communities we serve; by cultivating a
collaborative, inclusive and respectful work environment that
empowers all contributors; and by leveraging diverse partnerships -
all of which helps to ensure culturally competent service delivery
supported by effective community leadership and engagement. The Red
Cross supports a variety of cultural groups for employees and
volunteers. From our Latino Resource Group, Umoja, Asian American &
Pacific Islanders, and Red Cross Pride, to the Ability Network,
Veterans+ and our Women's Resource Group, these networks provide
connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns
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.
Interested in Volunteering?
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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