Job Description

Job Title: Blood Management Specialist
Job ID: 779372
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Community Provider Svcs
Department: BIO-Perfusion
Location: 1020 Madison Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15212

Description

Purpose:
The Blood Management Specialist provides physician ordered autologous blood recovery, component therapies, and related perfusion services throughout the UPMC Health System and within BioTronics Inc.'s client base. The BMS reports to Manager, Blood Management Specialist and in the clinic reports directly to the physician ordering the service. This individual is required to travel from site to site and to manage various perfusion related activities. In addition, the individual will participate in a rotating on-call schedule.

Responsibilities:
  • Filing of appropriate records, both with the institution serviced, as well as BioTronics corporate office.
  • Maintain appropriate inventory and equipment by ordering and initiating service request. Assist with the transport and introduction of equipment.
  • Maintain continuing education and clinical competencies.
  • Maintain continuing education and clinical competencies. Assist with orientation and training of new staff, perfusion students or interested personnel.
  • Maintain optimal communication, close cooperation, and consultation with attending physicians.
  • Maintain proficiency with the operation and maintenance of a variety of autologous blood equipment and procedures such as autologous cell salvage, production of concentrated platelet rich plasma (PRP), as well as other technical advancements in the field of autologous blood therapies
  • Obtain 5 CEU's per year.
  • Participate on one hospital/or BioTronics committee.
  • Provide autologous blood therapy services as required, including set-up of autologous blood therapy devices according to established policies and procedures
  • Responsible for accurate and timely documentation of procedures.
  • Responsible for completion of quality assurance protocols as established by the perioperative blood management program and each client institution.
  • Seek new business opportunities related to the services provided.
  • Support corporate contractual obligations with various institutions by contributing to the successful execution of those services.
  • Trained and able to use the PeriApp database.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma.  
  • Associate degree and experience with autologous therapies such as blood recovery, component therapy and other perfusion duties. 
  • Distinct knowledge of blood recovery and component therapy devices.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Driver's License

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $15.58 to $24.54 / hour

Union Position: No

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