San Diego Blood Bank
  • 25-Nov-2020 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Cell Therapy
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Job Summary

  • Responsible for recruitment, consent and demographic eligibility of interested moms.
  • Coordinates collection of umbilical cord blood and tissue arranges for collection of maternal samples and coordinates transportation of samples to SDBB.


  • Adheres to good manufacturing practices (GMP) guidelines.
  • Performs recruitment of donors and obtains consent and all demographic and eligibility documentation. Ensures a complete and accurate record to allow for donor eligibility to be determined.
  • Coordinates cord and maternal sample collections and transportation to laboratories.
  • Assembles and manages collection kits ensuring supply and tracking with lot numbers and expiration dates.
  • Maintains collection cart and required supplies and ensures collection area and cart are kept clean and sanitary.
  • Using aseptic technique, may perform cord blood collection maintaining an acceptable documentation, collection and contamination rate.
  • Manages all donor charts to ensure documentation is complete from collection to final disposition.
  • Functions as cord blood tissue liaison for donors to provide information and status of collected unit to include any additional information required for product eligibility.
  • Functions as a cord blood tissue collection resource for health care providers for both Labor and Delivery and laboratory and identifies the need for in-services. Establishes a cooperative working relationship and support for cord blood and tissue collection. Actively develops champions to function as an extension of the cord blood bank for recruitment and donor management.
  • Obtains cord blood statistics for approach, consent, bank, contamination and miss rate. Obtains statistics on physician collection rates.
  • Assists in the care, maintenance and quality control of equipment and supplies.
  • Participates in the on-call rotation.
  • Participates in department meetings and educational programs.
  • Understands and adheres to the policies, procedures and standards developed as part of the San Diego Blood Bank Compliance Program.

Working Environment

  • Normal laboratory environment with biohazard precautions and normal office environment.
  • May be exposed to blood or bodily fluids that may be capable of transmitting diseases.
  • Hospital Labor and Delivery, OR and mother-baby unit.
  • Frequent exposure to outdoor environment and non-company facilities.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand long hours.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly.
  • May be required to lift up to 40 pounds.

Equipment Used

  • General Laboratory equipment (examples: heat sealer, rocker, label printer)
  • Normal office equipment (examples: telephone, computer, cell phone, copier, fax)



  • High School Diploma or GED.


  • Previous work in Hospital environment and/or cell therapy
  • Minimum of 2 years in a Hospital,
  • Prefer L&D or laboratory


  • Basic understanding of blood bank concepts, sterility and cell therapy.
  • Ability to perform basic aseptic technique with little or no supervision.
  • Performs essential responsibilities following SOP
  • Strives toward additional CCII tasks.
  • Obtains additional info required for donor eligibility.


  • CPR and Phlebotomy preferred.

Schedule: 4 days per week, may include weekend shifts (24-29 hours a week)

The San Diego Blood Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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