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Discovery Life Sciences
Somerville, MA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Position Summary:   

Under the supervision of the Clinical Nurse Supervisor, this staff member will be performing phlebotomy, assisting with apheresis, and providing direct care to paid, healthy donors undergoing blood and/or tissue collections in an outpatient setting.

Education Requirements: 

  • High School/GED or higher college degree

Certifications/License/Registration Requirements : 

  • Licensed Phlebotomist via state DPH, NPA, or ASCP with minimum 1-year experience (critical and non-negotiable requirement)

  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR and AED) Certification

  • National Center for Competency Testing Certification required


  • Previous experience as an apheresis tech a plus

  • Familiar with HIPAA regulations and compliance

  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Google Apps strongly preferred; willingness to learn additional job-relevant software (donor database management system, electronic medical records)

  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Venipunctures and blood collection, donor/patient recruitment & retention, donor/patient database management, donor/patient screening, medical histories, vital signs, and bone marrow assistance.

  • Incumbent is also expected to: manage donor/patient reactions along with consulting with Registered Nurse(s) or co-workers.

  • Maintain safety and cleanliness of the Clinical Division. Work independently and consult with coworkers in a professional manner as needed.

  • Assist RN with apheresis collections, including set up, prime and tear down of apheresis circuit along with monitoring donor comfort during procedure.

  • Assist MD and/or NP with bone marrow collections.

  • Initiate, perform, and complete donor collection procedures according t

Discovery Life Sciences


Somerville, MA
02143 USA



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