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Class B Bus Driver / Phlebotomist - Chico CA at Blood Systems Incorporated

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Chico, California

Job Description:

Since 1948, BloodSource, West Division of Blood Systems Inc.,  has proudly served as a leader in the blood banking industry. We are a globally-recognized leader in blood transfusion medicine and scientific advancements within our industry. With Donor Center locations throughout Northern and Central California, more than 2,200 community blood drives every year and a dedicated donor base (100,000 strong and growing), we are the source of nearly every unit of blood used by more than 40 hospitals in approximately 25 counties. Our laboratory services include component testing, one of only 50 accredited Immunohematology Reference Laboratories in the nation, a globally renowned HLA lab. Our reputation is one of excellence, quality and service. We recognize our most valuable asset – our employees- with excellent benefits, competitive salaries and an environment based on respect, collaboration, and teamwork.

We are currently seeking to hire a Driver/Phlebotomist - Class B Bus Driver Preferred for our Chico Donor Center located at 555 Rio Lindo Ave., Chico, CA 95926.  The Mobile team is responsible for all mobile drive blood collections in the areas we serve and helps ensure an adequate blood supply is maintained. 

If you are a Class B Bus Driver or an EMT with a Commercial Class B (bus) Drivers License  and have always wanted to work in a health care related industry and also like to drive commercial vehicles, this is the job for you!  We will phlebotomy train the right service-minded applicant. 


  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • Previous medical assisting training and/or experience preferred.

  • Current Healthcare Provider level CPR certification desired.

  • Phlebotomy training and experience preferred.

  • Valid California Class B driver's license with good driving record.   

  • Must have excellent attention to detail and customer service skills.


  • Perform all activities of blood collection, including: labeling of bags and specimen tubes, skin preparation, phlebotomy, care of donor and unit of blood before, during and after venipuncture.

  • Perform medical interview to evaluate donor eligibility to donate blood based on policies and procedures.

  • Perform automated blood collection procedures.

  • Drive vehicles to mobile blood drives, perform driver duties.

  • Pack blood for transport or shipping to lab.

  • Perform quality control of equipment and maintain supplies.

Other Requirements:

  • Must currently hold a Class A or B Drivers License to drive 40' blood mobiles.

  • Must be able to work variable days and hours (incl early morn and eve hours), weekends and overtime.

  • Will work out of our Chico Donor Center and must be able to work at any BloodSource location as needed.

Under direct supervision, this position is responsible for performing all duties related to the efficient, safe, and compliant collection of blood and blood products. Works collaboratively as a member of the team and in alignment with the values of the organization. Performs Apheresis Red Cell Collection and/or Plasma Pheresis.
Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations.  Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.
Assures quality customer service to all customers.
Maintains good attendance and punctuality per the absence policy.
Performs all duties related to the collection and handling of blood and blood products (e.g., computerized medical screening, phlebotomy, load, set-up, tear down, pack blood, and daily quality control).
Communicates all pertinent information effectively and timely. Brings issues to the attention of those in authority or leadership positions, as necessary.
Works as part of a team to achieve daily team production goals.
Assists and supports other team members, as required.
Maintains clean and organized work area.
Drives the company vehicle, as required.
Maintains complete and accurate records.
Demonstrates excellent communication skills in accordance with current customer service standards to represent a positive image for the company.
Maintains and ensures equipment, vehicles, and facilities are maintained and kept in good working order.
Maintains proficiency and certification for all tasks required by position.
Trains other team members on additional duties/tasks, as required.
Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, assigned.



Knowledge/ Education


High School graduate or GED  required


License/ Certification


Valid in–state driver’s license preferred.




Six months previous work experience in a healthcare related position required.




Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all assigned duties and responsibilities.

Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

Effective oral and written communication skills.        

Must have proficient computer skills.

Must be able to read and comprehend written procedures and instructions.

Must be able to work flexible shifts.

Must have good customer service and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work in a team environment and participate as an active team member.

Ability to travel, as required.





Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call 1-844-220-2612 to let us know the nature of your request. A representative will respond to accommodation requests within two business days.   Please note that this email/phone number is for medical/disability accommodations only and any other inquiries will not receive a response.


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All candidates who receive a conditional written offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test in accordance with the Company's established guidelines.