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Company: Immunotek
Location: Rocky Mount
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Position Purpose

The Physician Substitute (RN, LPN, EMT-P, EMT-B) is responsible for determining donor eligibility by performing donor eligibility assessments, to include; medical history interview, physical examination, educating donor on donor testing and managing donor adverse events. The Physician Substitute is also responsible assisting with management and administration of employee counseling, testing, and follow- up of employee exposures to blood or plasma. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you need an accommodation, please notify your immediate supervisor to begin the interactive process.

Essential Job Functions

  • Greet and register new plasma donors into a donor management computer system.
  • Conduct screening procedures to include taking blood pressure, pulse, temperature, weight, and arm checks.
  • Perform finger sticks to test donors for hematocrit testing and total protein testing utilizing screening equipment.
  • Monitor the electronic donor questionnaire system.
  • Determine donor eligibility by performing donor eligibility assessments, to include; medical history interview, physical examination, educating donor on donor testing, HIV/AIDS virus, donation risks, informed consent, confidential self-exclusion and reviewing Serological Protein Electrophoresis (SPE) testing as required.
  • Initiate and assist in donor investigations regarding Post Donation Information.
  • Evaluate and manage donor adverse events.
  • Follow the SOP's for all medical emergencies, to include communication with the Center Medical Director, and donor transport to emergency medical care facilities.
  • Communicate and seek direction from Center Medical Director and Center Management as needed.
  • Monitor and evaluate operation and provide feedback to Center Director.
  • Selection of suitable plasmapheresis donors through the use of Standard Operating Procedure Manual (with particular detailed attention to communications related to viral disease information and plasmapheresis informed consent), current State and Federal guidelines, OSHA, CLIA, and cGMP, all internal company procedures, and via personal education and experience.
  • Timely review of accumulated data to confirm established donor suitability.
  • Assist with management and administration of employee counseling, testing, and follow- up of employee exposures to blood or plasma.
  • Provide appropriate and confidential counseling to unacceptable individuals.
  • Provide level of care during unexpected or severe donor adverse events.
  • Assist in employee training as necessary.
  • Consult with Center Laboratory/Medical Director/Licensed Physician as required by Physician Substitute Program. Communicate with Medical Director where necessary to ensure donor suitability issues are addressed appropriately.
  • Report all unsafe situations or conditions to supervisor.

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Licensed or certified in the state where duties will be assigned: Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), EMT-P, or EMT-B. License is required.
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required.


In order for an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, they should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Provide a good customer service experience
  • Ability to read and interpret directions and instructions
  • Accurate data entry
  • Perform basic math calculations
  • Reasoning ability to identify, interpret and apply appropriate information

Physical Requirements of the Job

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk, climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • Manual dexterity to perform all phases of the Physician Substitute position.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time for up to four (4) hours at a time.
  • Ability to lift, tug, pull up to fifty (50) pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Noise level are usually moderate. Moderate is described as average.
  • May be exposed to freezing temperatures for short periods of time.
  • Occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

Core Values

Every organization is solidified by the sturdiness of its foundation. At ImmunoTek Bio Centers, LLC, our Core Values are our guide to everyday work and interactions that we have with each other, our donors and our customers. By aligning our words and actions in accordance with the Core Values, this allows the #plasmapeople to breed authenticity. As PLASMA PEOPLE, we demonstrate:

  • Passion for people through our relationships with Employees, Donors, and Patient Recipients.
  • Leadership at all levels of the organization by maintaining integrity in all of our interactions.
  • Accountability by proactively taking ownership of our work.
  • Service Excellence through our collective effort to deliver positive experience to our donors, customers, vendors, and partners.
  • Mutual Respect and kindness by embracing our differences and fostering an environment of inclusion.
  • Ambition by creating and harnessing opportunities. We display resilience when faced with obstacles.

Keywords: Immunotek, Rocky Mount , LPN, Other , Rocky Mount, North Carolina

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