CORD BLOOD COLLECTOR - Weekdays 1st Shift

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

CORD BLOOD COLLECTOR - Weekdays 1st Shift
CT2-CCBB

Occupational Summary
Responsible for the collection of umbilical cord blood units for the Carolinas Cord Blood Bank at various sites. Reports to the CCBB Collections Site Coordinator, involved in promotion of public cord blood banking, data collection, and specialized laboratory procedures/techniques for the successful collection of umbilical cord blood units for public banking. An integral member of a team of physicians, nurses, collection specialists, and other professionals providing cord blood collection and processing services for the Carolinas Cord Blood Bank.

The work site for this Duke University position is primarily at Rex Hospital, Raleigh, North Carolina; however, based upon the needs of the CCBB program, the incumbent may be reassigned to our Durham Regional Hospital, Duke University Hospital or UNC Hospital Collection Site.

Work hours for this position are "Primarily weekday days" 1st shift

Work Performed
  • Assist with education of the potential mother/donor about the Carolinas Cord Blood Bank (CCBB) and the concept of donating to a public cord blood bank so that she can make an informed choice regarding the voluntary donation of her infant#s cord blood.
  • Assist in obtaining informed consent from every mother/donor by providing information and discussion of the consent form, culminating with a written and signed document.
  • Obtain delivery and neonatal information by reviewing the medical records of the mother and infant donor, and accurately record information on the appropriate form, performing follow up with OB clinical staff when needed.
  • Enter collection and donor information in the CCBB data systems.
  • Ensure that the collection site phlebotomist collects maternal blood samples for infectious disease testing according to standard operating procedures. Assist with follow-up collection of samples if samples are missed before the mother/donor is discharged from the hospital, or if the original samples are otherwise unusable.
  • Collect the umbilical cord blood from the delivered placenta according to standard operating procedures and deliver to the CCBB laboratory for processing and storage.
  • Ensure and maintain complete confidentiality with regard to identity of the maternal/infant donor pair, as well as results of any tests and procedures, in accordance with CCBB standard operating procedures.
  • Participate in the Quality Assurance Program for the development, implementation, and evaluation of cord blood banking. Perform other related duties incidental to promoting public cord blood banking and the education and recruitment of donors, and the collection and banking of cord blood.

Required Qualifications at this Level Education/Training:
Minimum of a bachelors degree in biology or other related field.

Experience:
Work requires two years of experience in collection, interpretation, and/or documentation of data. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Skills: N/A

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.
Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.


Requisition Number
401167217

Location
Raleigh

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
259 CORD BLOOD COLLECTOR

Job Family Level
09

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Non-exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, genderidentity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, orveteran status.*******************************************************Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Minimum of a bachelors degree in biology or other related field.

Experience

Work requires two years of experience in collection, interpretation,and/or documentation of data.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID

83232BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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