San Diego Blood Bank
  • 04-Sep-2020 to Until Filled (PST)
  • MDC
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • 17.50
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b), Retirement and more!


Job Summary


Ensures the safety, potency and purity of all products collected, by making certain that all work completed is in full compliance with departmental and organizational policies. In accordance with organizations Standards of Excellence, WE CARE principles, performs assigned duties at NCW sites to meet the high standards of the organization. The LVN assists with the rescheduling and retention of donors, through outstanding customer service and care. The LVN will ensure the confidentiality of all work-related information concerning a donor, patient, research participant, the organization, other employees and volunteers.



  • Actively supports organizational strategic goals and donor/recognition and retention programs.
  • Follows the Daily Collection Plan, converts to automated collections as required and works towards goal by optimizing collections and actively rescheduling donors.
  • Understands and adheres to the policies, procedures and standards developed as part of the San Diego Blood Bank Compliance Program.
  • Encourages and stimulates a culture, throughout San Diego Blood Bank, of ethical sensitivity and compliant behavior.
  • Supports and complies with organizational affirmative action policy.
  • Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, is responsible for:


  1. Donor safety and the safety, potency and purity of all products collected.
  2. Adverse reactions / complications, for those procedures in which trained and assisting with the management and documentation of such events, as directed and within sphere of competence. Activating the EMS system as appropriate / directed.
  3. Updating the Registered Nurse / Team Leader /Donor Operations Supervisor/ Manager as necessary and following SOP.


  • Performs all duties in a professional manner, self-accountability.
  • Consistently project a positive role model image.
  • Maintains an awareness of legal implications of all work being performed in NCW.
  • Reviews and completes Safety, cGMP, competency requirements, assignments, SOPs, memos, and other assigned tasks in a timely manner.
  • Maintains open communication channels and communicates effectively and professionally.
  • May need to drive company vehicles, for which they are licensed, as directed.


    • Loads, unloads and sets up equipment, signage, banners and supplies and ensures all required items are on hand. 


  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.


Working Environment


  • Subject to varying and unpredictable days and hours, including some weekends.
  • Subject to assignment to a variety of sites (Fixed Sites, Mobile Busses, room setups, indoor/outdoor, etc.) with various temperatures and lighting conditions.
  • Subject to driving suitable, well-maintained vehicles on surface streets and highways in various traffic and weather conditions.
  • May require traversing stairs, slopes, elevators, escalators in a variety of cargo / loading dock environments.
  • Subject to risk of possible exposure to blood borne pathogens.
  • Subject to assisting in emergency care and handle crisis situations.
  • Contact with donors / patients / research participants and general public under a variety of circumstances.
  • Subject to overnight stay and/or working in locations outside of San Diego County.

Physical Requirements


  • Light to medium lifting required, seeking assistance and using provided equipment, such as cart, lift gate, etc., when necessary / indicated.
  • Perform body motions such as; keyboard data input, bending, kneeling, crouching, stooping, twisting, stretching, reaching, climbing, lifting, pushing, pulling, grasping and gripping in the ergonomically correct manner.
  • Ability to climb steps on bloodmobiles.
  • Ability to walk, stand or sit for extended periods of time without a significant rest period.
  • Ability to work often in small, cramped or confined spaces.
  • Ability to assist with lifting and moving of donors.
  • Ability to use equipment that requires a high degree of dexterity.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.

Equipment Used


  • Standard industry and office equipment.
  • Various motor vehicles and accessories (general and specialized).






  • Graduate of an approved Licensed Vocation Nursing Program.


  • Previous blood banking experience preferred.


  • Current California LVN License.


The San Diego Blood Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.






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