at American Red Cross in Auburn, Maine, United States

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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?


***As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment.****

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Job Description:

Looking for a dynamic job opportunity that makes a difference? Consider a phlebotomy career at the American Red Cross.


Join the Red Cross Biomed Team!

At the American Red Cross, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission. When you join our Biomedical team, you can help save lives every day. You'll be part of a like-minded team that shares a passion for making a difference and a work environment that supports growing, learning and succeeding.


About this Role

As a Collections Specialist (Apheresis Phlebotomist) with the American Red Cross you will work at our fixed sites using automated phlebotomy procedures. To prepare for the role, you'll receive paid training, which is a mix of classroom instruction and field practice.



Balance production, donor care, and quality requirements to meet daily blood collection goals.

Engage and educate donors to help them understand the value of their donation.

Be detail-oriented all day, every day, to ensure that the blood you collect meets regulatory requirements and can be safely transfused.

Remain flexible to work a highly variable schedule that includes early start times, late end times, weekends,and holidays to meet the needs of our blood drive sponsors and donors.

Interact in a positive, proactive, and customer-focused manner with both internal and external customers, demonstrating care and compassion at all times.

The aforementioned responsibilities of the Collections Specialist describe the general nature and level of work and are not an exhaustive list.



Minimum one year of satisfactory performance in Phlebotomy/Dialysis, LNA, Medical Assistant, or equivalent experience is preferred.

Basic computer/tablet skills required.

Customer service experience, effective verbal communication, and public relations skills are required.

Drivers License and good driving required is required.

Physical requirements may include the ability to lift, push or pull heavy weights, good manual dexterity, the ability to stand for long periods of time and adapt to long, and schedule changes is required.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.


Interested in Volunteering?

Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.


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The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: 623646

Posted On: Oct 15, 2021

Updated On: Oct 15, 2021