AEMT, LPN, Paramedic, RN
South Dakota State Government - Sioux Falls, SD

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ID 2013-8638. The Physician Substitute role encompasses the following primary and secondary job responsibilities:
•Ensures initial donor suitability and eligibility, product integrity, and the continued health of donors. Screens donors, take medical histories and vital signs, and conducts HCT, protein, and other tests. Determines initial suitability of donors to undergo plasmapheresis through verification of accumulated data and physical examinations.
•Performs any needed injury, illness, or medication evaluations to ensure continued donor suitability. Handles moderate cases and reviews complex cases with higher-level Center Medical Staff or the Medical Director. Provides appropriate medical care to donors during the plasmapheresis process and, if complications arise, contacts all necessary parties.
•Proves appropriate and confidential counseling to ineligible donor candidates. Assists with management and administration of employee counseling, testing, and follow-up of employee exposures to plasma or blood. Reviews all normal and abnormal test results and donor files in order to determine continued donor eligibility.
•Ensures all donor medical information is complete and accurate prior to donation. Completes, reviews, and authorizes medical incident reports. Updates permanent donor files after screenings. Assists with the management and administration of the Hepatitis Vaccine program. May direct and/or administer a hyperimmune program (if applicable). Responsible for donor awareness of potential hazards and administration of donor consent forms.
•Learns and maintains thorough familiarity and compliance with all state and federal regulations, FDA-approved Standard Operating Procedure manuals, OSHA, CLIA, cGMP, and internal company procedures.
Requirements:
To qualify as a Physician Substitute with Grifols, you’ll need the following:
• Current certification/licensure as an an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, PA or ARNP.
Current CPR certification
• Willingness to become certified as a Physician Substitute and Donor Processor within 2 months of employment as well as to obtain phlebotomy certification
•Prior experience providing medical care and assessing patients is preferred, especially with plasma and whole blood.

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