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Acquisition Technician

Company: Tides Medical Group
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

The LOFT (Louisiana Organization for Transplant) division of Tides Medical focuses on partnering with hospitals, clinicians, and expectant mothers to coordinate the donation of placental tissue following cesarean sections. Under the direction of the LOFT Regional Manager, the Acquisition Technicians facilitate local donations. These donations are then passed through our Quality, Processing, and Distribution teams to be further processed/released as products to aid Tides Medical in its vision: to treat patients.ResponsibilitiesPerform the following daily duties in accordance with HIPAA, AATB, FDA, and Tides Medical stated policies and procedures while upholding Tides Medical's mission and core values: Ensure the completion, accuracy, and basic eligibility of all documentation necessary for donation.Maintain confidentiality of all records and information, which pertains to donors, families, employees, the organization, and any related areas.Obtain necessary paperwork from expecting birth mothers telephonically or in-person while demonstrating Good Documentation Practice and appropriate customer service skills. (This can occur in various settings and circumstances)Maintain understanding of basic medical terms pertaining to obstetrics, delivery, and RCDADs.Must be able to quickly determine basic eligibility upon review of relevant medical records and any available documentation.Aseptically collect and package donations in a controlled hospital setting.Don sterile supplies and perform acquisitions using aseptic technique.Clean and sanitize work area during acquisition.Professionally and amiably communicate with various hospital personnel.Ensure donated tissue is properly labeled and handled safely.Deliver donated tissue to the designated processing facility.Ensure all paperwork needed is adequately executed and accounted for. Take necessary steps to ensure that any paperwork not acquired will be achieved next day or as soon as practical.Maintain communication between all parties involved to keep status updates and pending documents of each acquisition in real time.

Demonstrate history of working cooperatively in a team environment.A valid drivers' license with an insurable [clean] driving record.Capability to pass general Drug Screen(s) and Criminal Background Check(s).Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; excellent attention to detail.Must be able to manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload. Availability to work 5 days/ 40 hours each week.High School diploma required, associate degree or higher preferred.Preferred experience in one of the following areas:Experience in customer service.Experience in a regulated setting (hospital, healthcare facility, patient care area, emergency medical services, surgical/procedural environment, Nursing/medical field training/education, etc.).Experience in a biological science field. Experience with handling and manipulation of soft tissues, dissection and/or taxidermy.Other applicable experience may be considered.Other Requirements:Varying hours of sitting, walking, standing, using a computer, etc.Ability to lift a Supply Tote (weighing approximately 40 lbs.) to load in/out of a vehicle.Ability to push/pull a Supply Tote (weighing approximately 40 lbs.) on a collapsible rolling cart between varied locations. Ability to lift/carry packed acquisition cooler (which can weigh between 20 - 40 lbs.) short distances (approximately 20 ft).Driving between various locations. Speaking on the telephone.Covid-19 vaccination required, reasonable accommodations as per the ADA are considered.PM21PI177988551

Keywords: Tides Medical Group, Lafayette , Acquisition Technician, Professions , Lafayette, Louisiana

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