Blood Collection Staff - Customer Service Job at American Red Cross, Philadelphia, PA

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  • American Red Cross
  • Philadelphia, PA

Job Description

In order to be considered for this position you must reside in Bucks or Montgomery County

We provide Paid-Training – no prior medical experience required!

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. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity.

Work where your career is a force for good.

We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference

The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women’s Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.


At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine! 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (Job Overview):

When you join our team you will be utilizing your healthcare and/or customer service skills to assist with every step of the blood collection process. This includes collaborating with your team to transport and setup equipment at the collection sites in local communities, creating a welcoming and comfortable environment for volunteer donors, and following all safety procedures while collecting lifesaving blood donations that are delivered to hospitals.

The Red Cross offers paid phlebotomy training with the ability to grow your healthcare skills and career within the nation’s top humanitarian organization. To learn more about being a phlebotomist and the impact you can make in this position, watch this short video: rdcrss.org/lifesavingrole  

 

WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE FOR GOOD (Key Responsibilities):

  • Take the time to personally connect with donors – listen to their stories and help them understand how impactful their donation is.
  • Collaborate with your teammates to create a welcoming and friendly environment so our volunteer donors feel comfortable coming back again and again.
  • Be detailed oriented all day, every day. This ensures that the blood you collect meets goals, regulatory requirements and can be safely transfused
  • May drive Red Cross vehicles and you will work with the team to setup and tear down equipment at the donation sites. Position may require minimum height of 60 inches to ensure the ability to safely operate Red Cross vehicles.

Standard Schedule (Bucks & Montgomery County, Pennsylvania):

  • Variable hours; Sunday-Thursday, Monday-Friday, or Tuesday-Saturday
  • Two consecutive days off
  • To best meet the needs of our donors and community, staff work a variable schedule which may include early mornings, late nights, weekends, and holidays. Overnight travel may be required in some locations.
  • Schedule is provided two to three weeks in advance

Pay Information: 

  • Starting rate $19.40/hr

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED (Minimum Qualifications):

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Customer service experience and effective verbal communication skills are required
  • A current, valid driver's license with good driving record is required. 
  • Physical requirements may include the ability to lift, push or pull heavy weights up and down ramps and stairs, good manual dexterity, the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and adapt to long, irregular hours and frequent schedule changes is required. Position may require minimum height of 60 inches to ensure the ability to safely operate Red Cross vehicles.
  • At the American Red Cross, we conduct many mobile blood drives at businesses, schools, and many other locations. All staff work as a team to setup and tear down the equipment required to conduct a mobile blood drive.
  • Basic computer skills are required. Must be proficient with Microsoft office applications. 

WHAT WILL GIVE YOU THE COMPETITIVE EDGE (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Prior healthcare or phlebotomy experience (CNA, MA, EMT, etc.)
  • Prior leadership experience


BENEFITS 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: Starting at 15 days a year; based on FLSA status and tenure
  • Holidays: 11 paid holidays comprised of six core holidays and five floating holidays
  • 401K with match
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Employee Assistance
  • Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
  • Service Awards and recognition

The American Red Cross requires new hires in this location or position have at least one vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and commit to being fully vaccinated within six weeks of employment. Upon being hired, 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 at the time of offer and your request must be approved prior to hire.

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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About American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.​The American Red Cross is part of the world's largest volunteer network found in 187 countries.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Local area, Work from home, Flexible hours, Night shift, Weekend work, Sunday, Saturday, Early shift, Monday to Friday,

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