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The Medical Support Specialist determines donor eligibility to donate plasma, management of donor reactions, review of laboratory test results, and donor notification of unsuitable test results. The Medical Support Specialist works under the direct supervision of the Center Manager (or Assistant Manager as applicable) for operational guidance and under the supervision of the Center Physician for medical issues. Ideally, the Medical Support Specialist will be familiar with regulations of the plasma collection industry and/or a manufacturing environment. The Medical Support Specialist follows guidance provided by BioLife Medical Affairs and provides center level support of environmental, health and safety (EHS).   • Comply with federal, state, local and company-specific requirements related to quality of product, employee and donor safety and to the proper performance of day-to-day activities. • Determine donor eligibility accurately and in a timely manner, to include, proper management of informed consent, AIDS education and confidential self-exclusion, medical history interview and acceptance requirements, physical examination, and blood testing, as required. • Evaluate and manage donor reaction(s), which occurs at the facility as outlined in the SOPs. • Support the donor immunization programs as applicable per SOP. • Manage donor deferral; reviews test results and notify donors of unsuitable test results per applicable SOPs. • Understand handling of Post Donation Information (PDI). • Refer to the Center Physician or Medical Affairs (as applicable) when in need of providing unacceptable findings to donors, problem solving, or guidance concerning medical or technical issues, including donor safety and eligibility. • Demonstrate continued competency in the performance of job responsibilities and complete periodic assessment with the Center Physician per applicable SOPs. • Follow applicable SOPs for medical emergencies including the execution of Center Physician’s standing orders and donor transport to emergency care facilities. • Take initiative to task train in other work areas to assist, when available, in production. •Assist the EHS program as required per SOPs or as requested by the EHS Manager. • Conduct pre-placement evaluation of new hires to include assessment of medical history questionnaire. • Support the Hepatitis B and Seasonal Flu vaccination programs for employees as applicable. • Maintain applicable employee medical records as confidential documents. •  Member of EHS site committee and assist in training of employees, as required. • Administer first aid to employees as needed. • Act as Pandemic Coordinator when authorized by EHS. • Supports investigations associated with pandemic threats within local community as indicated by EHS or Medical Affairs. • Willingness to temporarily support other BioLife center operations, as needed. •  Attend monthly staff meetings. • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned IND123 Qualifications   • Able to satisfactorily complete the FDA approved training requirements for BioLife Medical Support Specialist. • Effective communication skills. • Detail-oriented. • Basic computer skills. • Customer service oriented. • Willingness to work with other Center Medical Team members to ensure coverage of all operating hours. • Willingness to travel preferred. • Graduate of a recognized educational program. • Currently licensed or certified in the state duties will be assigned. • Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN),Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA). • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and AED certification required. • Fulfillment of state requirements (in state of licensure) for basic IV therapy. • Minimum of two years in a clinical or hospital setting preferred. • Bachelor’s Degree preferred. To apply for this position...Go to Shire.com and click on Careers. Job ID is 5009YZ  
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Snellville, Ga
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RN/LPN
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2017-01-13




Job Description
The Medical Support Specialist determines donor eligibility to donate plasma, management of donor reactions, review of laboratory test results, and donor notification of unsuitable test results. The Medical Support Specialist works under the direct supervision of the Center Manager (or Assistant Manager as applicable) for operational guidance and under the supervision of the Center Physician for medical issues. Ideally, the Medical Support Specialist will be familiar with regulations of the plasma collection industry and/or a manufacturing environment. The Medical Support Specialist follows guidance provided by BioLife Medical Affairs and provides center level support of environmental, health and safety (EHS).   • Comply with federal, state, local and company-specific requirements related to quality of product, employee and donor safety and to the proper performance of day-to-day activities. • Determine donor eligibility accurately and in a timely manner, to include, proper management of informed consent, AIDS education and confidential self-exclusion, medical history interview and acceptance requirements, physical examination, and blood testing, as required. • Evaluate and manage donor reaction(s), which occurs at the facility as outlined in the SOPs. • Support the donor immunization programs as applicable per SOP. • Manage donor deferral; reviews test results and notify donors of unsuitable test results per applicable SOPs. • Understand handling of Post Donation Information (PDI). • Refer to the Center Physician or Medical Affairs (as applicable) when in need of providing unacceptable findings to donors, problem solving, or guidance concerning medical or technical issues, including donor safety and eligibility. • Demonstrate continued competency in the performance of job responsibilities and complete periodic assessment with the Center Physician per applicable SOPs. • Follow applicable SOPs for medical emergencies including the execution of Center Physician’s standing orders and donor transport to emergency care facilities. • Take initiative to task train in other work areas to assist, when available, in production. •Assist the EHS program as required per SOPs or as requested by the EHS Manager. • Conduct pre-placement evaluation of new hires to include assessment of medical history questionnaire. • Support the Hepatitis B and Seasonal Flu vaccination programs for employees as applicable. • Maintain applicable employee medical records as confidential documents. •  Member of EHS site committee and assist in training of employees, as required. • Administer first aid to employees as needed. • Act as Pandemic Coordinator when authorized by EHS. • Supports investigations associated with pandemic threats within local community as indicated by EHS or Medical Affairs. • Willingness to temporarily support other BioLife center operations, as needed. •  Attend monthly staff meetings. • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned IND123 Qualifications   • Able to satisfactorily complete the FDA approved training requirements for BioLife Medical Support Specialist. • Effective communication skills. • Detail-oriented. • Basic computer skills. • Customer service oriented. • Willingness to work with other Center Medical Team members to ensure coverage of all operating hours. • Willingness to travel preferred. • Graduate of a recognized educational program. • Currently licensed or certified in the state duties will be assigned. • Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN),Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA). • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and AED certification required. • Fulfillment of state requirements (in state of licensure) for basic IV therapy. • Minimum of two years in a clinical or hospital setting preferred. • Bachelor’s Degree preferred. To apply for this position...Go to Shire.com and click on Careers. Job ID is 5009YZ  
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Shire/Baxalta
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Shire.com
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