If there are donors waiting, you will not get a break. The work is extremely stressful. and the hours are terrible. One week you work mornings, the next week you work nights. They try very hard to be consistent by using the 5S system, but the things that are preposterous are that you will be written up for not signing your name the same way every single time.
Extremely hot or cold conditions. If you are on the donor floor, you are wearing scrubs and jackets that are moisture resistant so you are sweating profusely, and then you will be required to go into the freezer and clean, It is very high stress.
Benefits are good, nice advancement opportunities