Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Specimen Processor (2nd Shift) in Austin, Texas
Grifols is a global healthcare company whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of people. Our three divisions –Bioscience, Diagnostic and Hospital–develop, produce and market our innovative products and services to medical professionals in more than 100 countries.
We are committed to fostering an environment that creates continuous learning opportunities and encourages professional development and growth. As a company devoted to improving the health and well-being of people, we are looking for talented professionals worldwide. Make a difference and join us in this challenging and rewarding enterprise.
Grifols has been a leader in the healthcare industry since 1940 by creating innovative products and services based on the values of ethics, quality and responsibility. Grifols' activities focus on fulfilling the needs of its patients as well as healthcare professionals working in therapeutics, pharmacy, diagnostics and blood banking. For more than 60 years, Grifols has developed, manufactured and marketed products designed to improve human health. At its Los Angeles facility, Grifols manufactures plasma derived biopharmaceutical products of proven efficacy, quality and safety.
Since 2001, Grifols has acquired 80 plasmapheresis donor centers within the USA. The donor centers derived from the following companies: Biomat USA, Inc. with 60 donor centers and two testing laboratories, Plasma Collection Centers, Inc., (PCCI) with 4 donor centers and Plasmacare, Inc. with 16 donor centers. These state of the art facilities collect human plasma from paid donors to create life-saving pharmaceutical products such as clotting factors, immunoglobulin and albumin for patients who suffer from bleeding disorders, immune system deficiencies, burns and shock.
This division of our company has an immediate opening for a Laboratory Assistant offering an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, 401(K) plan, life insurance, educational assistance, and generous paid time off.
Job Responsibilities: (include the following. Other duties may be assigned)
Receive, inspect and prepare donor plasma and serum specimens for laboratory testing in a high volume source plasma testing establishment.
Includes, but is not limited to the following responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned.
Receive and visually inspect specimens for acceptability.
Organize and accession specimens for testing.
Document, investigate and resolve specimen receipt problems.
Accurately and consistently perform and complete all documentation required by regulatory agencies.
Experience/Qualifications & Education Required : (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, education, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
High school diploma or equivalent.
Speak, read and write English. Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be highly detail oriented with ability to focus for long periods of time at task at hand.
Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written and oral instructions.
Possess the ability to deal with problems within the guidelines of standardized procedures.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
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