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OctaPharma Plasma Phlebotomist in Council Bluffs, Iowa

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Council Bluffs



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Phlebotomists, are you looking for an exciting career in the biopharmaceutical or medical field? Join our team at Octapharma Plasma! We own and operate

plasma collection centers throughout the United States. Our centers are critical to the development of life-saving patient therapies utilized by thousands of patients all over the world. We have immediate openings in our Donor Center for Phlebotomists to execute

the plasmapheresis process by performing venipunctures.

Octapharma Plasma is the perfect place for you to channel your passion for helping others into a fast-paced medical career that is both personally

and professionally rewarding. Whether you are just beginning your career or you have experience in the medical field, we want to talk with you!

Phlebotomist (Medical)

Job Responsibilities

As a Phlebotomist, your main duty will be to perform venipunctures for the plasmapheresis process, but you will also be responsible for maintaining

compliance with SOP, current Good Manufacturing Procedures (cGMP) and all applicable regulatory guidelines.

Your specific duties as a Phlebotomist will include:


Reviewing donor records for accuracy and completeness


Labeling and ensuring that each unit and all samples are labeled accurately


Setting up and preparing all equipment and disposable supplies for venipuncture and plasmapheresis procedure


Operating the automated plasmapheresis machines, including response and evaluation of all alarms and machine errors, documentation of exceptions, etc.


Monitoring donors for reactions as well as monitoring equipment operations to ensure donor safety and quality of product


Ensuring donor confidentiality, meeting customer service expectations, greeting and acknowledging donors as they are assigned to the donation area and after completing donation process


Overseeing and ensuring proper sanitation and cleaning of equipment and your work area between donors


Phlebotomist (Medical)

Job Requirements

As a Phlebotomist, you must be reliable and motivated with the ability to understand and follow protocol. It is also important that you have excellent

verbal and written communication skills as well as strong customer service abilities.

Specific qualifications for the Phlebotomist position include:


High school diploma or GED


Phlebotomy certificate or license (as required by state)


Ability to perform venipunctures


Ability to make accurate and complete documentation


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals


Basic computer profiency


Ability to work day and evening hours, weekends, holidays, and extended shifts on a frequent basis

Phlebotomist (Medical)


As a Phlebotomist at Octapharma Plasma, your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits, including

the following:


Medical insurance


Dental insurance


Vision insurance


Life insurance




Tuition reimbursement