OctaPharma Plasma Medical Screener in Des Moines, Iowa
If you are interested in an exciting career in the biopharmaceutical or medical field you’ve come to
the right place. At Octapharma Plasma you can channel your passion for helping others into a medical career that is fast-paced and personally and professionally rewarding. Whether you are just beginning your career or you have experience in the medical field,
we have many exciting opportunities for you to consider.
The Medical Screener is an entry-level position, and is responsible for registering new and current donors
and conducting a series of screening procedures to determine suitability for plasma donation.
Screening procedures may include reviewing health related documents and taking vital signs including blood pressure, pulse, and temperature.
Additional Responsibilities Include:
Maintains compliance with SOP, current Good Manufacturing Procedures (cGMP) and regulatory guidelines
Greets and builds rapport with donors and directs them to appropriate areas for further processing
Performs finger sticks and utilizes screening equipment to obtain hematocrit and protein readings
(excluding California donor centers)
- Performs clerical duties including creating and maintaining donor record files and inputting
information into the donor management computer software
- Answers the telephone and any donor inquiries regarding the procedure, payment and company policies
in a prompt, professional manner
- Cleans and maintains equipment on a daily basis and troubleshoots issues as they arise
High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
Must have strong customer service skills and the ability to understand and follow protocol
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, operating and maintenance instructions
and procedure manuals
- Ability to read numbers on screening equipment such as scales, thermometers, graphs, digital vital
signs monitor and refractometers
Must possess any licenses or certifications required by the state
Must possess basic computer knowledge and skills
Ability to work day and evening hours, weekends, holidays and extended shifts on a frequent basis
Octapharma Plasma offers competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance,
401(k) and tuition reimbursement.