Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center

Nacogdoches, TX

Phlebotomist / Regional Operations Driver - East Texas

Posted 17 days ago

Job Description

For questions or updates regarding your status in the application process, please contact Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Recruitment Center at 1-866-497-6945.

Blood Center East Texas

Position Title:
Phlebotomist/Regional Operations Driver - East Texas

Hours Per Week:

Work Week:


Driving Position:


(Location: 3520 North University Drive in Nacogdoches, Texas 75965)

TITLE/CODE: Regional Operations Driver II On Call/DRIVE2

DEPARTMENT: Regional Center

The Driver II will transport blood from donor sites to BCET and also conduct the delivery of blood components to designated locations while maintaining proper record keeping.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned. Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

  • Accept all phone orders and IMS orders received and enter them into SafeTrace.
  • Initiate and complete incoming and outgoing hospital orders in SafeTrace.
  • Perform necessary quality control activities and documentation.
  • Perform inspections on equipment as required, and maintain proper arrangement of blood component inventory, monitor hospital inventory. Perform Driver I duties as well as Acting Shift Coordinator duties when necessary.
  • Inspection of blood components should occur while consigning and returning blood components. Inspections should include, but not be limited to the following; verify proper labeling, segments and appearance of all blood components.
  • Perform necessary quality control activities and documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with acceptability standards as set forth in the Vehicle Safety and Loss Control Policy, Standard Operating Procedures Manual, cGMPs and various other policies, procedures and protocol.
  • Maintain assigned vehicle and all assigned equipment in a clean and safe operating manner; perform annual transit temperature checks and as needed/directed.
  • Organize and stock blood and blood components on properly labeled shelves and inventory operational supplies daily, order accordingly to insure no breaks in service delivery.
  • Rotate on-call duties to provide after-hours deliveries and address any equipment alarms.

Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of himself/herself or others. Must comply with all applicable safety rules and policies and be willing to report actual and potential safety violations to the appropriate supervisor or manager.


Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in The Blood Centers sole discretion.

Regular Hours

Full time: must be regularly available to work at least 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, or such other days or hours per week as The Blood Center determines are necessary to meet business needs.

Overtime (applicable only to non-exempt positions)

Must be available and willing to work such overtime per day or per week as The Blood Center determines is necessary or desirable to meet business needs.

Weekend and Holidays

Must be available and willing to work such weekends and holidays as The Blood Center determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.

Off-Site Work

Must be regularly able to work at off-site locations and to transport self to same.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School Diploma or GED; No previous experience or training required.


Valid Texas Driver's License (TDL) plus acceptable driving record.

Must meet standards of The Blood Centers Vehicle Safety Program


Ability to establish and maintain positive rapport with donors so as to provide high level of customer service. Ability to interact professionally and politely with others.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence, independently. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Excellent internal and external customer service skills.

High degree of attention to detail and paperwork functions

Ability to comply with FDA guidelines regarding Standard Operating Procedures and Quality Control policies when facilitating blood component distribution.

Must be able to work under high stress at a fast pace.

Computer Literate: Must be familiar with using computers.


Routine Driver


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds without team lift assistance. Employee must occasionally push and/or pull up to 150 pounds. Employees are required to be familiar with requirements as specified in the Safety Program in an effort to prevent bodily injury and for the health and safety of others. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and blood and/or blood components, as well as any other biohazard materials. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job duties involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood with a risk of exposure to Hepatitis and HIV.


The Blood Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants for positions are considered without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identi t y, transgender status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic testing results or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable law, statute, regulation or Executive Order.