A career with Unyts is an opportunity to make a difference in the WNY community and in the lives of all those who have been touched by organ, eye, tissue and blood donation. We are an organization that cares, and we look for people to join our team who C.A.R.E.

Communication, Accountability, Respect and Engagement

No matter what department you work in and what position you hold, you are having a direct impact on the important Gift of Life mission. Our success is built on the dedication and compassion of our employees. Unyts is much more than a 9-5 job, it is an opportunity to save and enhance lives. If you are someone who values the C.A.R.E. philosophy who is looking for a rewarding career, we encourage you to explore opportunities with Unyts now.

Blood Collections Supervisor

Supervises and directs all Unyts staff at blood drives to assure donor and product safety as related to whole blood and automated collections.  Acts as liaison between the blood drive sponsor and the Unyts team.  Interacts in a positive manner with management, team leaders, account executives, volunteers and staff to achieve excellent customer service, highest quality standards and productivity. 

Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma Required.
  • Associates degree in health sciences preferred.
  • Phlebotomy certificate or equivalent required.
  • 1-2 years previous supervisory/management experience preferred.
  • Must have current CPR certification.
  • Must have excellent customer service with the ability to manage, delegate and coach staff in a collaborative team environment.
  • Must be computer proficient.
  • Must have patience necessary to handle conflicts and make decisions in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have valid NYS drivers license and reliable transportation.
  • Travel required.

Blood Donor Phlebotomist

Full Time, Variable Hours, rotating weekends and holidays

Responsibilities: Will perform medical screening of blood donors, phlebotomy, and the care of blood donors post-phlebotomy.

Requirements: Must be able to work a flexible schedule. High School diploma and excellent customer service skills required. Must have certification in phlebotomy. Previous phlebotomy experience preferred. Must be able to work in a highly regulated setting and should enjoy working with people in a fast-paced environment. Valid NYS driver's license required.

Donor Contact Supervisor

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for oversight and coordination of the Donor for Life program and donor communications strategies, as well as supervising internal support staff.  The Donor Contact Supervisor will work with counterparts in marketing, recruitment, operations and information systems to ensure Blood Donor Services business goals are supported. The Donor Contact Supervisor will be responsible for creating, executing and managing a variety of communications strategies to recruit and retain blood donors.
 
Qualifications:
 
  • Associates required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing/communications or related field preferred.
  • 2 years of customer service and marketing experience required, or a combination of equal education and experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel required.
  • Experience with PowerPoint, Illustrator strongly desired.
  • Must be able to supervise, coach and motivate staff in a collaborative team environment.
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to think logically, manage time effectively, prioritize and multi-task.
  • Must have strong analytical skills including data analysis and data management.
  • Must have professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Must have a valid NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Donor Screening Coordinator

Rotating 12 hour shifts, 6:30pm - 6:30am, and 6:30am-6:30pm.
 
Responsibilities: 
•    Coordinate all activities related to donor referral telephone calls including evaluating donor potential and suitability and coordinating notification of recovery staff, as appropriate. 
•    Inputs data in the computerized data tracking system. 
•    Responsible for the management of incoming calls. 
•    Assists in building security by managing entry and access to the building. 
•    Coordinates activities with funeral home directors, medical examiners, and coroners.

Requirements:
•    High school diploma required, Associates degree preferred. 
•    Medical terminology required. 
•    Data entry skills and experience required. 
•    Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills required. 
•    An excellent command of the English language required. 
•    Must be customer service focused, as well as team oriented.
•    Clinical or medical office experience preferred.

 

Eye & Tissue Recovery Technician

Per Diem

Responsibilities: As a member of our procurement team, the Recovery Technician works on a per diem basis to recover and preserve eye and other tissue from authorized donors. Responsibilities include aseptic surgical tissue recovery, donor reconstruction, tissue packaging and shipping. Must have availability to participate in 24 hour call schedule and meet all related requirements.

Requirements: Qualified candidates will possess an Associate's degree or higher in Life Sciences and a minimum of one year of relative work experience, preferably in a hospital or clinical environment. Previous eye or tissue banking experience preferred, ophthalmic technicians, funeral home directors; emergency medical technicians; or those with military medical training and experience will be strongly considered. Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

Mobile Drive Assistant/Donor Bus Driver

This is an hourly position. The schedule for this position is variable based on blood drive schedules.

Job Summary:

  • The position requires driving the mobile vehicle and or the collection bus to and from blood drives, loading and unloading the vehicle, assisting with the set up and breakdown of mobile drive sites and assisting with drive duties as requested.
  • Duties also include assigned maintenance of blood drive vehicles and delivering blood or supplies as needed. Expected to support and participate in outreach activities as needed. 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have a valid/clean NYS CDL Class B or better driver’s license, with an air break certification, and at least 2 years of driving experience in a related field.
  • Prior customer service experience preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, outstanding customer service and must be able to communicate with diverse individuals.
  • Must be computer proficient and have strong data entry skills.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible to change with the ability to think critically in solving problems with a continuous focus on customer service.
  • Must have professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Must have a valid NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Travel required.

 

 

Network Support Specialist

Job Summary

Ensure the stable operation of the in-house computer network. Administer help desk and provide end-user, desktop support to Unyts staff. Maintain and optimize all network hardware, software and communication links while ensuring minimal network downtime. Diagnose, resolve and document hardware and software network problems in a timely and accurate fashion. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in the field of computer sciences.
  • 3+ years equivalent work experience required.
  • Hands-on hardware troubleshooting experience.
  • Must have strong listening, and verbal communication skills including communicating with diverse individuals.
  • Must be detail oriented and work with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Must have patience in solving problems with a continuous focus on customer service.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment strongly preferred.
  • Must maintain focus through interruptions, and maintain emotional control under stress.

Eye & Tissue Recovery Technician

Responsibilities: Recover musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, skin and other tissues on a per diem basis under the supervision of an Eye and Tissue Recovery Technician Team Leader. Responsible for aseptic surgical tissue procurements, donor reconstruction, tissue packaging at recovery and shipping post-recovery. Must have availability to participate in 24 hour call schedule and meet all related requirements.

Requirements: Associates degree or higher in Life Sciences. Experience in the health/science field such as ophthalmic technician, funeral home director, emergency medical technician, surgical technologist or one year hospital experience in a clinical area; or one year eye bank experience; or one year experience in tissue banking. Knowledge of human anatomy is preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.