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Physician

Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation

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Location:
Augusta, GA
Posted Date:
7/27/2017
Position Type:
Part time
Job Code:
2583
Salary:
Required Education:
Doctorate/PhD
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Laboratory,

Job Description


This Physician performs those duties which are necessary to determine donor suitability and to ensure that safe and acceptable medical and laboratory practices are observed in all phases of Center activities. This includes assessing suitability for initial plasma donation, monitoring of donors for continued plasma donation suitability, and determining donor suitability for specialty programs. Maintains current knowledge of infectious disease markers (for HIV, HBV, HCV,syphilis, etc.). Provides donors with information on testing for infectious diseases prior to donation and counsels donors following positive or negative test results. Identifies and properly treats donor reactions to plasmapheresis and immunizations; demonstrates good judgment in medical situations; follows SOP guidelines regarding review of all adverse events.

Requirements


Education Requirements:
Requires a MD or DO degree from an accredited medical or osteopathic school and maintenance of a current and active medical license in the state in which the Center is located. Maintains CPR certification as required. Familiarity with the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and all procedures in the Biotest Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Experience Requirements:
No previous plasmaheresis experience required. Specialized training in subjects such as laboratory testing, biohazard safety and infection control useful.

Other Essential Knowledge:
Requires knowledge, tact, compassion, and non-jugmental approach to people. Able to communciate with a diverse customer population. Able to provide information concisely and clearly. Highly responsible and attentive to detail; able to maintain legible and highly accurate records. Good speaking skills in order to work with community groups. Able to use a variety of medical tools, such as sphygmomanometer, stethoscope, etc.