The Coastal Bend Blood Center has an available job opening for the position of a full time Donor Services Clinical Coordinator. This position is responsible for overseeing the Dendreon (MNC-Mononuclear Cell) Program and managing all aspects of donor/patient care. Must maintain a high level of donor confidentiality. Additionally, the position is required to perform these procedures in accordance with current regulatory, organizational and OSHA standards and requirements to ensure a safe blood supply.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the Dendreon Program and perform autologous MNC collections.
  • Developing, revising, reviewing, and implementing donor related, donor care, and Dendreon (MNC) procedures.
  • Work to expand MNC Collections by educating local medical facilities.
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance Department to research and implement new programs, to also include performing donor focused audits.
  • Donor notification and counseling of donors with any medically significant abnormality detected at pre-donation evaluation, as a result of laboratory testing, or recipient follow-up.
  • Report applicable transfusion transmitted disease results to local and state health authorities.
  • Make courtesy calls to donors who have made complaints or experience a reaction.
  • Perform post-exposure investigations and re-testing.
  • Responsible for the Donor Re-entry process.
  • Responsible for the review of Apheresis charts and reviewing with Medical Director.
  • Deal with emergency situations if required.
  • Maintenance of safe donation environment.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor or Associate Degree
  • Current Licensed Registered Nurse
  • Experience as a professional nurse (ICU, ER, or Dialysis Nurse)
  • Blood Banking Experience preferred


  • Strong Customer Relations Skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate them when appropriate
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with all staff levels
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Strong Computer skills
  • Ability to manage patient/donor care with CVC lines
  • Ability to manage patient/donor care with moderate or severe citrate reactions
  • Excellent Phlebotomy skills

Working Conditions:

  • This position will be located in an office environment with ambient temperature control.
  • Moderate walking, climbing stairs and stooping will be required. Lifting of materials weighing not more than 25 pounds may be required.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Prolonged periods of standing, bending, and reaching.
  • This position may require dealing with unpleasant, angry or discourteous customers.

Must have a Texas driver’s license with a clean driving record. Selected applicants are subject to a background and drug screen. All applications must be turned in to Human Resources before February 26, 2021. Submit application online at


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