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Company: Kedrion Biopharma Inc.
Location: Altoona
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

KEDPLASMA provide s a friendly and rewarding working environment with frequent opportunities for cross-training and advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.
Please be advised that our organization participates in E-verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information on E-verify , please contact the Dept. of Homeland Security.
Kedrion Biopharma & KEDPLASMA offer a number of benefits to qualifying employees, including:
- Medical, vision and dental insurance
- Life and AD&D insurance
- Paid holidays
- PTO accrual
- and much more!
P lease let us know if you would like further details regarding the benefits that we offer to our qualifying employees , and we would be glad to provide you with our full benefits guide, as well as answering any questions you may have!
Please note that salary ranges are calculated based off levels of: relevant experience, education and certifications.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Present professional demeanor and appearance to donor with self introduction prior to phlebotomy. Needs to understand donor health requirements.

  • Perform donor identification, review of records and arm/vein selection for phlebotomy (with use of appropriate gauge needles including removal and disposal) according to DCOPs.

  • Perform Haemonetics Autopheresis setup and programming with understanding of alarm signals during operation, shut down, and in the event of power failure.

  • Perform phlebotomy procedures in accordance with DCOPs, to include arm preparations, collection volumes, restarts and cell loss procedures.

  • Maintain equipment calibration, standardization, and cleaning schedules according to DCOP's.

  • Perform test sample collection and identification, including NAT testing protocols.

  • Perform prompt and competent response to donor complaints, reactions or deferrals.

  • Ensure that the donor floor is properly stocked with supplies and soft goods.

  • Understand and perform proper DMS computer entry and comments for donor data and exceptions, and assist in other activities as required.

  • Record any required documentation accurately and in compliance with Company DCOPs.

  • Understand Company special donor programs, e.g. pre-existing antibodies and immunizations.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • High school diploma or equivalent (in California, a Phlebotomy Certification is required).

  • Ability to demonstrate accurate phlebotomies with large gauge needle.

  • Available to work flexible and/or extended shifts.

  • Occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens.

  • Demonstrated basic knowledge of computer equipment and software (DMS with training).

  • Demonstrated accuracy in complete and concurrent documentation.


  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and work flexible schedules.

  • Ability to tug, lift, and pull up to fifty (50) pounds.

  • Be able to bend, stoop or kneel.

  • Occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls.

Keywords: Kedrion Biopharma Inc., Altoona , Phlebotomist, Healthcare , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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