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ADVANCED EMT & PARAMEDIC - BILINGUAL IN SPANISH

at GRIFOLS USA , LLC

Posted: 7/3/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3W24P6RQ3BWD8BTM4L
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Job Description

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.

Headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, Grifols has over 20.000 employees in 30 countries. Grifols’ three main divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic and Hospital - develop, manufacture and market innovative products and services available in more than 100 countries.

With the world's largest network of plasma donation centers, Grifols, through its Bioscience Division, is a leading producer of essential plasma-derived medicines for the treatment of rare, chronic, and sometimes life-threatening conditions. To help ensure a reliable and consistent source of plasmaderived medicines worldwide, we have an integrated production process that begins with plasma collection and continues through fractionation and purification at our three facilities located in Spain (Barcelona) and the United States (Clayton, North Carolina, and Los Angeles, California). Key products include immunoglobulins, alpha-1 antitrypsin, albumin, clotting factors and specialty products.

Title: Center Medical Specialist

Primary responsibilities for role:

• Promote customer satisfaction through appropriate interaction and responsiveness to customer needs.

• Builds rapport with donors to ensure overall customer satisfaction with the center to support long term donation.

• Selection of suitable plasmapheresis donors by performing physical examinations and taking medical histories on all donors through the use of FDA approved Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Manual, current State and Federal guidelines, OSHA, CLIA, CGMP, all internal company procedures and personal education and experience.

• Responsible for donor awareness to potential hazards .

• Administration of donor consent form.

• Provides Donor education on trends identified regarding general health assessment completed at the Center.

• Provides counseling to Donors regarding unacceptable test results.

• Evaluates and manages donor injuries and adverse events.

• Performs evaluations of any history of illness or medications to ensure continued donor suitability.

• Ensures Donor medical information is complete and accurate prior to donation.

• Review of donor screening test to ensure eligibility of continued donation.

• Assists in employee training and coaching regarding medical SOPs as necessary.

• Assists with the administration of employee Hepatitis Vaccine program.

• Maintain supplies necessary to perform job duties.

• Maintains and ensures proper sanitation and cleaning of equipment and work areas between donors.

• Ensures Donor and Staff confidentiality.

• Reports all unsafe situations or conditions to Center Management.

• Perform other duties as required.

Job Requirements

• Educated and currently certified/licensed in the state of employment and according to state requirements as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (or equivalent) , Licensed Practical Nurse, Licensed Vocation Nurse, Paramedic or Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistant.

• Current CPR certification required.
• Requires 6 months of related experience providing medical care and assessing patients. Plasma or whole blood experience preferred. 

Bilingual in Spanish required

Attributes:

Work is performed in a plasma center. Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms. Exposure to electrical office and laboratory equipment. Exposure to extreme cold below 32 degrees F while performing functions in plasma freezers. Personal protective equipment required such as protective eyewear, garments, gloves and cold-gear. Work is performed both standing and sitting for up to 2 to 4 hours per day each. The position does require bending and twisting of neck up from 1 to 2 hours per day. Frequent hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Ability to make precise coordinated movements, of the fingers to grasp and manipulate objects. Frequent foot movement; may squat, crouch or sit on one's heels on rare occasion. Occasionally walks, bends and twists at waist. Light lifting of 15lbs. with a maximum lift of 50lbs. May reach below shoulder height. Hearing acuity essential. Color perception/discrimination, near vision and far vision correctable in one eye to 20/30 and to 20/100 in the other eye. Able to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Works independently and within guidance of oral or written instructions. Performs a wide range of tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions. Relates sensitive information to diverse groups.

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Learn more about Grifols

Across three major divisions – Bioscience, Diagnostic, and Hospital – Grifols is a leading healthcare company with a global reach that extends to more than 100 countries. Our innovative products and services focus on life-saving protein therapies for patients around the world. As our company continues to grow, we are searching for capable, compassionate individuals who are ready to thrive in an environment that challenges their skills and rewards their performance.

Here at Grifols, we believe that it takes more than a solid paycheck to recruit and retain a stellar staff. As a result, we’re committed to creating a culture that fosters diversity and supports the goals of each and every valued member of our team. As a Grifols associate, you’ll enjoy highly competitive compensation and a comprehensive total rewards package that offers medical, dental, life, and disability insurance, as well as a strong 401(k) retirement savings plan.

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