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Cord Blood Records Specialist

Company: Lifesouth Community Blood Centers
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking to make a difference in your community and helpsave lives? Are you detail oriented and enjoy supporting others?

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is currently seeking anindividual to join our team as a Cord BloodRecords Specialist in Gainesville,FL.

Who We Are
LifeSouth is a non-profit community blood bank serving more than125 hospitals in Alabama, Florida and Georgia.We are committed tomeeting the blood supply needs of hospitals and their patients by providing thehighest quality blood components and services.With more than 30 donorcenters, 50 bloodmobiles and 2,000 blood drives a month, our LifeSouth team isdedicated to making sure the blood is there when you or your family is inneed.

Our Mission
To provide a safe blood supply that meets or exceeds the needs ineach community we serve, and to provide a variety of services in support ofongoing and emerging blood and transfusion related activities.

What You Will Be Doing
This position is responsible for the filing, organizing andmaintaining cord blood donor records, conducting routine communicationactivities with cord blood registries and assisting with developing andmaintaining departmental statistics. This position is also responsible forassisting management in the coordination of projects and for providinghigh-level administrative support.

Responsibilitiesinclude (but are not limited to)
- Perform the cord blood record review process and ensure timely review,accuracy and completeness of records in compliance with federal and stateprivacy and confidentiality requirements
- Perform all job functions and maintain permanent records inaccordance with the blood center's Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
- Manage cord blood unit (CBU) files and all related documentsby performing data entry in Cord Blood Registry (Emtrax) and maintaining logs,spreadsheets, donor records, CBU records and SOPs
- Assist in preparation of departmental reports for trendingand tracking
- Participate in quality management activities regarding CBUfiles
- Complete exclusion reports/forms for any units deemedunacceptable to list on the national registry
- Ensure all bankable unit files are reviewed appropriatelyby the designated personal within the required timeframes
- Monitor timelines established with each task on an ongoingbasis and report to the Cord Blood Operations Manager about any delays in thereview process
- Assist with compiling, reviewing and submitting reports toHRSA and FDA as required
- Represent and communicate Cord Blood and LifeSouthfavorably to the public and to the participating institutions

Minimum Qualifications
- High school diploma or GED
- Valid driver's license. Must meet and maintain LifeSouthdriver's eligibility requirements
- Ability to work independently and handle multiple assignmentsconcurrently
- Basic computer skills and competence with the MicrosoftOffice Suite
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and inwriting
- Ability to follow moderately complex oral and writteninstructions
- Ability to interact professionally with all customers, bothexternal and internal

The Ideal Candidate WillPossess
- Associate's or Bachelor's degree
- Previous blood banking, quality assurance or cord bloodexperience

Our Benefits
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plan with opportunity to earn up to 200hours per year
- Health, dental, vision insurance available after 60 days
- Supplemental Insurances including life, cancer, accidentand disability
- Health Savings Account (HSA) with employer match each payperiod
- Retirement plan
- Wellness program with incentives and HSA rewards

This is a full time position. Starting salary range is $14.00 - $15.40 an hour.Background check and drug test required. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative ActionEmployer/DFWP/Tobacco Free.

The position descriptionmay not include all the duties and responsibilities of the job. Duties andresponsibilities that are not listed, but which the employee may be expected toperform, will fall within the scope of the skills, knowledge and training forthe position.

LifeSouth is a Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace. LifeSouth is anaffirmative action employer and provides equal opportunity to all persons,regardless of race, religion, age, gender, transgender status, genderidentification, disability, status as a protected veteran, national origin,color or any other classification in accordance with federal, state and localstatutes, regulations and ordinances. LifeSouth complies with all laws andregulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

If you require any assistance to complete the application process or during theinterview due to a disability, please contact the LifeSouth region where youare applying or call 1-888-795-2707 to request an accommodation. Applicationsmay be completed at a LifeSouth facility or mailed to corporate headquarters inlieu of the on-line application process.

Keywords: Lifesouth Community Blood Centers, Gainesville , Cord Blood Records Specialist, Other , Gainesville, Florida

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