We’re Grifols, an international plasma manufacturer headquartered in Barcelona, Spain. We serve healthcare professionals and patients in over 90 countries, have an unmatched record of product safety, and are the largest plasmapheresis company in the world. We offer full healthcare benefits, tuition reimbursement, and some of our Academy courses even count for college credit!
If you enjoy providing excellent customer service in an environment built around teamwork and trust, then consider furthering your career with us as a Center Medical Specialist! Please read on ...
Under the supervision of the Medical/Laboratory Director and Center Management ensure donor suitability, product integrity and the continued good health of donors through the compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Manual guidelines. A Traveling CMS may require routine travel up to 100%.
Primary responsibilities for role:
Additional Responsibilities: Works under direct supervision until fully trained and then general supervision once trained. Handles all levels of medical issues in the center and may review complex cases with Medical Operations Supervisor or Center Medical Director. May direct or administer a hyper immune program. May assist or lead the administration of the employee Hepatitis and Flu Vaccine program. May assist with company research trials.
To qualify as a Center Medical Specialist with Grifols, you need the following:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong assessment skills with the ability to handle all donor suitability determinations. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Good understanding of both verbal and written English. Where applicable written and verbal bi-lingual skills. Ability to understand and follow SOPs and protocols. The ability to organize, prioritize and complete daily, weekly and monthly tasks in a high-paced, highly-regulated environment following strict protocols in regards to audits and detailed documentation. Has the skills to delegate when appropriate. Computer proficient in web based training and Word.
Occupational Demands Form #75: Work is performed in a plasma center. Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms. Exposure to electrical office and laboratory equipment. Exposure to extreme cold below 32 degrees F while performing functions in plasma freezers. Personal protective equipment required such as protective eyewear, garments, gloves and cold-gear. Work is performed both standing and sitting for up to 2 to 4 hours per day each. The position does require bending and twisting of neck up from 1 to 2 hours per day. Frequent hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Ability to make precise coordinated movements, of the fingers to grasp and manipulate objects. Frequent foot movement; may squat, crouch or sit on one's heels on rare occasion. Occasionally walks, bends and twists at waist. Light lifting of 15lbs. with a maximum lift of 50lbs. May reach below shoulder height. Hearing acuity essential. Color perception/discrimination, near vision and far vision correctable in one eye to 20/30 and to 20/100 in the other eye. Able to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Works independently and within guidance of oral or written instructions. Performs a wide range of tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions. Relates sensitive information to diverse groups.