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Patient Registration Volunteer at Red Cross Blood Drives in Clarion County

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urpose: Provide excellent and enthusiastic customer service to enhance the blood donor experience. Engage with blood donors to promote blood donation and set the stage for a long-term commitment to regular blood donations. Express gratitude and ensure each blood donor is sincerely thanked for their donation.

Reports To: A: Blood Services: Greater Alleghenies: Biomedical Volunteer Scheduling Specialist I (employee)

Responsibilities:

  • Greet donors, explain the donation process as necessary and assist with initial intake and hand offs through the blood donation process.
  • Manage donor flow at temp taking station to ensure only donors passing temp screen are permitted access.
  • Explain purpose of temperature screen to donors and ensure they understand reason for deferral if applicable.
  • Direct donor to next step of donation or options for future donations if deferred.
  • Model excellent customer service behaviors.
  • Ensure blood donors have relevant information and that questions are answered appropriately while creating a favorable impression of the blood donation process.
  • Learn and share the Red Cross story, including the mission, vision, and values
  • Provide customer service to donors in the Hospitality Area by ensuring that each donor is recognized for his/her contribution. Report possible adverse post-donation physical reactions to the collections staff.
  • Set up and maintain cleanliness in Reception and Hospitality Areas, and Donor Areas/Beds as requested
  • Work with collections team supervisor or charge staff to match donor’s blood type with the best product for maximum impact
  • Responsible to inform donors of current and upcoming donation promotions
  • May make reminder/cancellation calls, re-schedule donor appointments, and perform follow up activities as directed

Time Commitment: Variable; preferred commitment 1 shift/month

Qualifications:

  • Ability to display the utmost professionalism and communication skills
  • Extremely comfortable working with people from diverse communities and backgrounds
  • Ability to understand technology needed for position: Donor Check-in, Donor Tablet, Rapid Pass, Donor App.
  • Ability to explain/teach technology to donors and fellow volunteers
  • Ability to regularly commit to schedule, arrive punctually and adapt to a change driven culture
  • May be required to meet 18 or over age requirements

Development Opportunities:

  • Gain valuable training and experience while providing an invaluable service to your community
  • Network and meet new people
  • Develop customer service skills that will last a lifetime!

Training:

  • Onboarding with the American Red Cross Biomedical Dept
  • Online Blood Drive Volunteer Training in EDGE

urpose: Provide excellent and enthusiastic customer service to enhance the blood donor experience. Engage with blood donors to promote blood donation and set the stage for a long-term commitment to regular blood donations. Express…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site
Clarion, PA 16214, USA

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