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Connecticut Blood Sevices Region Personnel Vacancies

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RN (Full time/ Part time)

Administer high quality donor care in compliance with Code of Federal Regs., Blood Service Directives, and SOP manual. Travel the state with mobile collection units doing venipunctures, health history interviews, donor care and related duties. Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing, registered nurse license to practice in CT. One-year clinical experience preferred.

Hours: Full-time 37.5hrs/wk & Part-time 22.5hrs/wk. Hiring Rate: $21.86/hr.

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Donor Health SPECIALIST I

Notifies, educates and counsels blood donors, partners or family regarding blood transmissible infectious agents. Coordinates donor notification functions within the region. Investigates and educates donors involved in cases of suspected post-transfusion infection and disease, including the reporting of these cases in accordance with ARCBS directives, FDA, and local policies and practices. May include investigational lookback cases, as well as reporting of these cases in accordance with ARCBS directives, FDA and local policies and procedures. Graduate of accredited LPN School with current CT license preferred or related equivalent education/training. Two to three years work experience in hospital, laboratory, family guidance or sexually transmitted disease clinic setting. Specific training in health education, counseling, crisis intervention, phlebotomy or patient education, or equivalent.

Hours: Full-time 37.5hrs/wk. Hiring Range: $28,300 - $37,900/yr.

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ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVE - glastonbury regional officeS

Plans and implements effective strategies to recruit and retain donor groups to sponsor blood collection operations to achieve established goals and strategies to meet program needs. Develops potential leads, training coordinators in organizational requirements, providing ongoing support to donor groups and implementing appropriate special donor recruitment programs and providing follow-up record keeping and recognition. Position is based out of the Glastonbury Regional office. Bachelorís degree in Marketing, Sales, Communications or related field or equivalent; one to two years experience with direct sales. Knowledge of group dynamics, point of purchase/customer maintenance sales techniques and negotiation skills and ability to effectively implement this knowledge base. Effective communication skills, ability to do group presentations needed.

Hours: Full-time 37.5 hrs/wk. Hiring Range: Low to Mid 30s based on experience plus bonus potential.

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ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVE/float - farmington, glastonbury and seymour regional officeS

Plans and implements effective strategies to recruit and retain donor groups to sponsor blood collection operations to achieve established goals and strategies to meet program needs. Develops potential leads, training coordinators in organizational requirements, providing ongoing support to donor groups and implementing appropriate special donor recruitment programs and providing follow-up record keeping and recognition. Positions are based out of the Farmington, Glastonbury and Seymour Regional Offices with assigned territories throughout the state. Bachelorís degree in Marketing, Sales, Communications or related field or equivalent; one to two years experience with direct sales. Knowledge of group dynamics, point of purchase/customer maintenance sales techniques and negotiation skills and ability to effectively implement this knowledge base. Effective communication skills, ability to do group presentations needed.

Hours: Full-time 37.5 hrs/wk. Hiring Range: Low to Mid 30s based on experience plus bonus potential.

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Communications Specialist

Provide and coordinate communication support components (e.g. writing, graphics, design, and layout) in a cost-effective manner to enhance public relations and donor recruitment efforts and the organizationís image in support of organizational goals. Assist in the design and development of campaign materials. Participate in short and long range public relations and communications projects, activities and strategies. Bachelor's degree in Public Relations, Communications or related field preferred or equivalent experience required. Two to three years experience in Public Relations or Communications. Must have demonstrated ability to utilize PC (non-MACS) based computer systems (Adobe PageMaker, Illustrator and Photoshop) to design and layout graphics projects.

Hours: Part-time 22.5hrs/wk. Hiring Range: $15.89 - $20.86/hr.

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Materials/Accounts Receivable Specialist

Performs a variety of duties involving the receipt, storage, procurement, distribution of materials, stock, supplies and special items related to blood collection operations. Acts as a back-up to Warehouse Supervisor. Assists in regional accounts receivable activities. Reconciles customer accounts using data contained in Oracle/CFS. Interfaces with the Shared Services Center for financial queries and problem resolution. Organizes and maintains confidential and sensitive financial information. High School graduate. Associates degree preferred. Two plus years experience with accounting systems (Oracle experience a plus). Ability to successfully multitask major responsibilities and ad-hoc projects. Knowledge of material management operations, inventory procedures, and general office procedures and practices. Experience in MS Office software (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Access).

Hours: Full-time 37.5 hrs/wk Hiring Range: $11.57 to $14.46/hr.

Administrative Assistant II

Performs a variety of standard, advanced and confidential secretarial and administrative duties. Drafts memoranda and prepares correspondence, reports and memoranda. Creates and maintains computer-based and paper files. Answers and screens telephone calls, and opens and distributes mail for department or unit. High school diploma and two to five years related work experience. Proficient in word processing programs (Microsoft Office), Word, Excel, Power Point. Proficiency in MS Access is a requirement. Familiarity with basic office machines.

Hours: Full-time 37.5/wk Hiring Range: $11.57 to $14.46

American Red Cross, Connecticut Blood Services Region is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H/V.

For more information about or to apply for the above employment opportunities, contact us at one of the following:

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FAX:

860-678-2767

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Mailing Address:

American Red Cross-Blood Services
Connecticut Region
209 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT  06032
Attn:  Human Resources

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Updated:    02/05/03

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