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Interstate Blood Bank Donor Center Technician/Phlebotomist - Interstate Blood Bank in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

For more than 75 years, Grifols has worked to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are a global healthcare company that produces essential plasma-derived medicines for patients and provides hospitals and healthcare professionals with the tools, information and services they need to deliver expert medical care.


This position is responsible for processing a potential blood donor through various screening tests that are

part of the process to determine if the donor is suitable for donation. All activities performed by this

position are under the direction of center management.



  • Assists donors in person or over the phone by answering questions.

  • Performs QC on equipment utilized in the donor screening process.

  • Performs all job duties in a safe manner and uses required personal protective equipment.

  • Performs hematocrit testing as required by IBBI procedures, including the handling of the specimen, the

performing of the test, and the analysis and reporting of the results.

  • Determines donor suitability through various screening tests (hematocrit, vital signs, etc.), as required

by IBBI procedures and training.

  • Reviews the donor card for complete and accurate information and confirms that donor is acceptable

for donation based on the date of their last donation, the results of the health history questioning, and

any other donor suitability criteria.

  • Maintains donor files per IBBI procedures.

  • Performs cleaning and disinfection tasks according to IBBI procedures and frequency schedule.

  • Interacts internally with center IBBI personnel and with donors.

  • Follows all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Company policies.


  • Performs other duties as may be required/assigned. (Frequently)

  • Interacts with vendors, job applicants, competitive centers, and auditors. (Infrequently)

  • Interacts with other Interstate centers and with Corporate personnel. (Infrequently)


  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Education and/or experience in a medical field, preferred

  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Explicit attention to detail is required

  • Must have excellent organization and follow-up skills.

  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills and ability to analyze situations in a timely manner.

  • Must have ability to organize and prioritize work assignments.

  • Must have ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must have ability to participate in multi-functional teams.

  • Must have ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within Interstate Blood Bank,

Inc. and provide excellent customer service.

  • Proficiency with computers.


  • Typical work environment with moderate noise level.

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, reach, climb or balance, stoop or crouch, hand/wrist use, talk, see, and hear

for extended periods of time, examples include:

Activity Typical Duties

Reaching Takes vital signs, removes files and supplies from shelves

Climbing When needed to remove files and supplies from shelves

Bending/Stooping/Lifting Stocks supplies, files donor cards

Standing Performs Medical Screening, performs QC, stocks supplies, filing

Walking During routine job duties

Hand/Wrist Use Documents information on forms, collects blood samples, takes vitals

Observing/Seeing color Observes donors, determines suitability of a blood sample

Hearing/Listening Listens for donor issues, center activity, hears alarms

Talking/Communicating Explains the donation process, obtains medical screening information

Time Management Keeps the donor flow consistent, vitals retake, blood sampling

Focusing Concentrates on the task at hand, minimizes distractions

Reading SOPs, instructions, questionnaires, donor cards, Job Aids, Forms,

Company policies

  • Ability to work with toxic or caustic chemicals 20 - 30 % of the time.

  • Have exposure to outdoor weather conditions (shoveling or salting in the case of snowy weather).

  • Ability to read and understand documents, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance

instructions, procedure manuals, correspondence.

  • Ability to write short correspondence.

  • Ability to speak, answer questions, and/or present information in small groups of customers, suppliers,

or employees of the company.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide. Ability to perform mathematical operations using units of

US dollars, weight measurement, volume, and distance.

  • Ability to understand and calculate deferral periods.

  • Ability to read a calendar, an analog clock, and use a calculator.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few variables in routine situations.

  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

  • Daily attendance is required.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities

to this job at any time.

EEO Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans


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Req ID: 333707

Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Category: Nursing/Healthcare