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Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Blood Center job.

A Brief Overview
Under the supervision of the Mobile Operations and the day-to-day work direction of the mobile or center charge nurse, the Driver Mobile Assistant operates self-contained mobile blood collection unit, setting up at remote blood collection (mobile) sites and returning to Blood Center.

Stanford Blood Center

What you will do
  • At mobile locations, act as Donor Room Assistant under direction of on-site supervisor/charge nurse, including, but not limited to:
    • Keep confidential records pertaining to donor medical history card and unit numbering.
    • Label blood bags.
    • Heat seal donor unit tubing into segments.
    • Escort donors and assist with donors who have reactions.
  • Operate self-contained mobile blood collection unit, set up at remote blood collection (mobile) sites and return to Blood Center (Class B driver's license required).
  • Responsible to keep mobile units clean, operational, gassed and containing adequate supplies and equipment. Vehicle and equipment must be maintained so as to be ready for emergency dispatch. Inventory and order supplies contained on mobile units.
  • Load, transport, assemble, and dismantle mobile equipment, medical supply boxes and computers for mobiles located at businesses or other community or civic locations within surrounding communities. Rearrange existing furniture at mobile sites when necessary.
  • Ensure all equipment on mobile units (donor beds, equipment boxes) is operational at all times. Report malfunctioning equipment to appropriate department. Coordinate repairs of mobile vehicles when necessary. Operate vehicles within limits of the law at all times (fines resulting from infractions will be at own expense.)
  • Responsible for deliveries to and from blood center in order to facilitate efficient operation of blood center and mobile unit. Transport blood to component laboratory; ensure blood transport boxes/coolers are properly used and temperature quality control maintained.
  • Prepare and distribute supplies and equipment for mobile units/locations and/or fixed site locations according to the requirements of the Collections department.
  • Completes a variety of other support activities related to activities in blood collection areas as directed by supervisory/charge nurse staff.
  • Train new drivers in all aspects of the job including driving and DRA responsibilities.
    Recognize personal responsibility to comply with safe and healthful work practices. Comply with government regulations and Blood Center policies regarding health and safety. Observe and support good health and safety practices.
    Respect and maintain the confidentiality of donors, patients, and staff records at all times and uses complete discretion when discussing these matters.
    Validate trip sheets to assure directions to mobile sites are clear and accurate.
  • Comply with governmental regulations and Stanford Health Care and Blood Center policies regarding health and safety. Observe and support good health and safety practices.
  • Strictly observe privacy and security related policies, procedures and practices to preserve the integrity and confidentiality of medical and other sensitive information pertaining to donors, patients, research subjects, and employees. Act as a responsible information steward and treats information as sensitive and confidential in accordance with federal and state laws and with professional ethics, accreditation standards and legal requirements. Do not disclose protected health information inappropriately.
  • May be required to enter areas where other individuals work with human blood; potential may exist for unanticipated exposure to bloodborne pathogens by splash or spill.

Education Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED Required

Experience Qualifications
  • 1+ year to 2 years Class B driving experience with valid license and verifiable good driving record Required
  • 1+ year to 2 years Experience driving 50 foot vehicle Preferred

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Must have ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated tact and courtesy required.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50-75 pounds.
  • Must be able to pass color-blind and drug/alcohol screening tests.

Licenses and Certifications
  • CADL - California Drivers License - Valid And In State required Upon Hire
  • MEC - Medical Examiner's Certificate, Form MCSA-5876 required Upon Hire

Physical Demands and Work Conditions

Physical Demands
  • Occasional Sitting.
  • Frequent Walking.
  • Occasional Standing.
  • Occasional Bending.
  • Occasional Squatting.
  • Seldom Climbing.
  • Occasional Kneeling.
  • Seldom Crawling.
  • Frequent Hand Use.
  • Occasional Repetitive Motion Hand Use.
  • Frequent Grasping.
  • Occasional Fine Manipulation.
  • Frequent Pushing and Pulling.
  • Occasional Reaching (above shoulder level).
  • Frequent Twisting and Turning (Neck and Waist).
  • Frequent Vision (Color, Peripheral, Distance, Focus). Must pass a color blind test
  • Frequent lifting of 0 - 10 lbs. 1 to 5 in height
  • Frequent lifting of 11 - 20 lbs. 1 to 5 in height
  • Occasional lifting of 21 - 30 lbs. 1 to 5 in height
  • Occasional lifting of 31 - 40 lbs. 1 to 5 in height
  • Occasional lifting of 40+ lbs. 1 to 5 in height
  • Frequent carrying of 0 - 10 lbs. 6 to 50 in distance
  • Frequent carrying of 11 - 20 lbs. 6 to 50 in distance
  • Occasional carrying of 21 - 30 lbs. 6 to 50 in distance
  • Occasional carrying of 31 - 40 lbs. 6 to 50 in distance
  • Occasional carrying of 40+ lbs. 6 to 50 in distance
Working Environment
  • Frequent Driving cars, trucks, forklifts and other equipment. Drives bus
  • Occasional Working around equipment and machinery.
  • Occasional Walking on uneven ground.
  • Occasional Exposure to excessive noise.
  • Frequent Exposure to extremes in temperature, humidity or wetness.
  • Frequent Exposure to dust, gas, fumes or chemicals.
  • Seldom Working at heights.
  • Occasional Operation of foot controls or repetitive foot movement.
  • Frequent Working with biohazards such as blood borne pathogens, hospital waste, etc..
Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Category I - Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.