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Bonfils Blood Center Employer Reviews

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Great Job, Fun People- I can't say a single negative word!
Phlebotomist/Driver/Mentor (Former Employee), Denver, COJune 19, 2014
Pros: pretty mcuh everything, especially the normal weekly schedule
Cons: n/a
Prepairing for mobile blood drives, loading up to 1,200 lbs. of equipment. Drawing up to 25 units of blood for donation purposes per day. Also interviewed potential donors to make sure they are going to meet all the health requirements for donation.

I learned a lot from this company. Six weeks of training before you even stick someone. S.O.P.'s are – more... still with me even after a six year absence. Learned great customer service skills. Witnessed bad reactions from people donating blood, relied on my EMT skills help to make them more comfortable until they recovered.

The best part of the job was the people I worked with and getting to draw blood daily! The hardest part of the job, the occasional person who is really hard to locate a vein on. – less
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Overall I think that this was a great company to work for.
Wholeblood Technician (Former Employee), Denver, COMay 30, 2014
Pros: they offered great incentives like free massages, etc.
A typical day consisted of registering donors in to donate, having donor to go through a screening process to make sure they qualified to donate, taking donor to the donation are drawing a pint of blood from them, having donor to go to the canteen area after donating to rehydrate themselves. I learned a lot working a Bonfils Blood Center, I had great – more... co-workers, there was nothing that was really to hard about the job, and the best thing about the job was meeting different people everyday. – less
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Company has a postivite mission statement to fulfill
Quality Systems Specialist (Current Employee), Denver, COJuly 9, 2013
Pros: serve the community
Cons: limited advancement
I was inspired by this company's postivie mission statement and the fact that the work they do saves and enhances lives. The healthcare industry is enjoyable when you realize you're making a difference for someone elses life. I have had the opportunity to learn more details about federal based regulations and how they apply to the operational areas. – more... I have acquired expereince working within the regulatory environment and have facilitated the importance of achieving compliance while recommending process improvements to gain efficiencies. The difficult thing about this company is there is limited opportunities for advancement within the Quality Assurance department. For this reason, I consider the work I do for this company as a stepping stone within my career. – less
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Always learning new tasks and enjoy my co-workers
Product Management Technician (Former Employee), Denver, COMay 20, 2013
Prepared blood and plasma products for shipping and storage according to FDA, ISO 9000, and cGMP guidelines. Coordinated all aspects of transportation for transfusable products between hospitals and production laboratories. Monitored and recorded all production procedures and standards for quality assurance.
Trainee Supervisor
Lead Trainer for new employees – more... in various facets of blood/plasma preparation, production and distribution. Supervised the training and progress of new and current employees in preparation for ISO 9000 and cGMP certification ISO 9000 Level I certified. Also worked with the HPLC – less
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Great organization serving the community of Colorado
Recruitment Manager (Former Employee), Denver, CODecember 6, 2012
Pros: fun environment, education opportunities, career development
Cons: open 24 hours so some jobs require working nights and weekends.
I worked for Bonfils 8 years and loved it. I started out in an entry level position and grew into a management position. They offered an amazing career path and lots of opportunities for professional growth. For example, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People training, Leadership development program, phlebotomy training with no experience, tuition assistance, – more... etc...

The people are phenomenal and work hard but also have fun.

I left the organization in 2006 to pursue a new opportunity. In many ways I regret leaving Bonfils and some day hope that an opportunity would be available for me to return to this incredible organization. – less
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Very good workplace
Donor tech (Former Employee), Denver, COSeptember 24, 2012
Pros: all
Cons: hours
Enjoyed work atmosphere very productive, environment was nice , traveling
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Productive workplace
Team-Lead Collections Tech (Former Employee), Denver, COMay 6, 2012
Pros: saving lives
Cons: ability to be mobile/traveling
The most enjoyable part of the job was knowing that everyday you report to work your playing a very important part in saving someone's life. I've worked in this field for 20+ years and it has been very rewarding in alot of ways. I've learnd the importance of providing customer service/customer care to every donor that's giving apart of themselves also – more... to save a life. – less