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Paramedic - Float

Company: Octapharma
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Determined to increase

your work/life balance and home time,

your ability to learn and advance,

and your impact on other's lives?

We leave work at work.

[So should you!]

As a critical part of every Octapharma Plasma donor center, talented paramedics like you work hard to enhance the lives of others with your empathy, skill, and commitment. Which is why our growing organization strives to enhance yours, with real work/life balance, career-development opportunities, and genuine support. Experience it first-hand in this role:

Float Paramedic - Physician Substitute

This Is What You'll Do:

  • Perform medical evaluation of potential donors across multiple regional donation sites for automated plasmapheresis procedures
  • Determine donor suitability of new applicants in consultation with a donor center physician
  • Provide limited emergency care, including the administration of medications or treatments
  • Conduct evaluations to ensure compliance with criteria for normal plasma donors
  • Review medical histories and perform suitability examinations
  • Maintain communication logs regarding donor suitability
  • Review normal and abnormal test results to determine continued donor suitability
  • Counsel donors with abnormal test results and defer them accordingly This Is Who You Are:
    • An individual of strong character and demonstrated integrity
    • A person committed to excellent customer service all day, every day
    • Empathetic enough to understand and appreciate our donors
    • Self-motivated and willing to assume the initiative
    • Teachable with a desire to learn and advance
    • Someone with positive energy, always willing to pitch in where needed
    • Understanding, patient, and genuinely authentic
    • Hungry to build a great career
    • Ability to adapt to surroundings as work locations may vary This Is What It Takes:
      • Ability and willingness to travel and provide support to surrounding plasma donor sites as well as across other markets as needed (Notice to travel could be less than 24 hours)
        • Reimbursable Mileage
        • Reliable Transportation
        • Graduation from a recognized healthcare educational program
        • Current licensure as a paramedic specific to the location of employment
        • Current certification in CPR
        • Ability to educate donors, staff, and community regarding our plasma donation program
        • A high degree of organization, team orientation, flexibility, and comfort working with a diverse group of people with a very busy medical environment
        • Basic computer proficiency; Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
        • One or more years of hospital, field care, or plasma center experience preferred
        • Demonstrate consistency and reliability (good attendance, punctual, apply full effort throughout shift, flexibility with assigned schedule)
        • Ability to work day and evening hours, weekends, holidays and extended shifts on a frequent basis

          This Is Why Paramedics Love Working Here:
          • Excellent work/life balance
          • Home time is yours, so you can leave work at work
          • Centers operate limited hours during many major holidays
          • Excellent teamwork/friendly co-workers
          • Supportive environment
          • Strong ethical standards
          • Opportunities for advancement Do Satisfying Work. Earn Real Rewards and Benefits.

            We're widely known and respected for our benefits and for leadership that is supportive and hands-on. Managers who truly want you to grow and excel.
            • Formal training
            • Outstanding plans for medical, dental, and vision insurance
            • Health savings account (HSA)
            • Employee assistance program (EAP)
            • Wellness program
            • 401 (k) retirement plan
            • Paid time off
            • Company-paid holidays
            • Personal time

              More About Octapharma Plasma, Inc.

              With donation centers and team members throughout the U.S., Octapharma Plasma, Inc. collects plasma to create life-saving medicines for patients worldwide. We are growing at an impressive pace, and so is the positive impact of our work. Our community relies on teamwork, compassion, and expertise to get things done the right way, while making a meaningful difference in the lives we touch.

              Interested? Learn more online and apply now at:


              And if you know someone else who'd be a great fit at Octapharma Plasma, Inc., please forward this posting along.



Keywords: Octapharma, Virginia Beach , Paramedic - Float, Healthcare , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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