The Autotransfusion Technician is trained in performing intra-operative and post operative autologous blood salvaging and/or Platelet Gel for the scheduled and emergent inpatient and outpatient population upon the order of an attending physician. Autotransfusion is referring to the process of collection, separation of blood components, packing, washing and then reinfusion of the patients own blood lost during surgery and after surgery. This is carried out by the proper selection and use of a blood processing machine specifically designed for this purpose. Auto Transfusion Services are provided and utilized at Baptist Hospital and Gulf Breeze Hospital. The technician in this position works under general supervision of the Attending Physician and Chief of Perfusion and Autotransfusion Services.
Must be able to return to the hospital/facility within 30 minutes of a Callback.
The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback duty as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.