A blood donor clinic assistant makes sure donors are eligible to give blood and that donors are safe during blood collection.
A blood donor clinic assistant makes sure donors are eligible to give blood and that donors are safe during blood collection. Blood donor clinic assistants also keep records and check donors’ identification documents, medical history and more. You may work for one clinic or at different clinics. Sometimes clinics take place in temporary locations, such as schools, community centres or private businesses.
Generally, blood donor clinic assistants:
This job requires: High School
This job requires 0 - 2 years of work experience.
As a blood clinic assistant, you need to:
Source: Ontario Skills Passport
You need to communicate in person and in writing with donors, other medical staff and suppliers. It can be helpful to know 2 or more languages.
Right now, many health care workers are older, and many are retiring. This means that there may be more job opportunities for people to enter jobs like blood donor clinic assistants. Professionals in this field with a college diploma or courses related to health services should have better employment prospects.
The work prospects for this job are: GOOD
The average hourly wage for this job is: C$17/hour.
These links will give you a list of related educational programs or where you can search for them. There may be other schools that have similar programs, such as private career colleges. You may be able to get advanced standing.
Here is a list of some bridging programs. These programs can help you assess your education and skills, get practical training or improve your language skills so that you can work in your field.
Here is a list of some language training programs, such as Enhanced Language Training (ELT) and Occupation Specific Language Training (OSLT).
Some bridging programs in this field include co-operative (co-op) work experience.
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