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 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.

Eye and Tissue Recovery Technician – Per Diem

Responsibilities: As a member of our procurement team, the Eye and Tissue Recovery Technician works on a per diem basis to recover and preserve eye, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and other tissue from cadaveric donors.

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.

Full Time Medical Technologist

The schedule for this position is Monday - Friday, 11:00am-7:30pm, or 12:00pm-8:30pm, with some days. Rotating holidays and weekends. 

Responsibilities

  • Prepares blood components, QC samples, and performs testing procedures and validations according to SOP. 
  • Reviews the accuracy of lab results and commits them in the computer system. 
  • Reviews QC, QA, occurrences and other quality documentation to assure compliance. 
  • Researches and develops new/revised processes and SOP.

Qualifications

  • NY State Clinical Laboratory Technologist license or eligibility for Laboratory Technologist required. 
  • Minimum two years blood bank experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or equivalent degree.

Mobile Drive Assistant/Donor Bus Driver

Responsibilities:

  • Drive the mobile vehicle 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.
  • Perform donor registration process.
  • Provide coverage of the refreshment area as needed.
  • Perform blood donation stripping, segmenting and cooler packing.
  • Duties also include delivering blood or supplies as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid/clean NYS CDL Class B or better Drivers License, with an air break certification and at least 2 yrs driving experience in related field.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Strong keyboarding skills required
  • Microsoft Office skills including data entry required
  • Must have strong Customer Service and Communication skills.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and enjoy working with people. 

Part Time Medical Technologist

Schedule: Tuesdays, Thursdays, rotating weekends and holidays. Mostly second shift, with some day shift.

Responsibilities:
Prepares blood components, QC samples, and performs testing procedures and validations according to SOP. Reviews the accuracy of lab results and transfers/approves them into El Dorado. Reviews QC, QA, occurrences and other quality documentation to assure compliance. Researches and develops new/revised processes and SOP. 

Requirements:

NY State Clinical Laboratory Technologist license or eligibility for Laboratory Technologist required. Minimum two years blood bank experience preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or equivalent degree.

Registered Nurse – Clinical Donation Coordinator

Unyts has  significantly improved our compensation package and schedule requirements for Clinical Donation Coordinators.  Are you a Critical Care Nurse looking to take your career to the next level? If so, we are looking for you! We are in search of the best and brightest RNs to join our team of dedicated professionals.

Responsibilities:

At Unyts, our team of Clinical Donation Coordinators assist in the management of acutely ill patients who have experienced severe neurologic injury resulting in the diagnosis of brain death. This occurs in settings such as intensive care units and cardiac care units and requires continuous vigilance, complex assessment, and high-intensity therapies and interventions. Working with the patients and their families, Unyts Clinical Donation Coordinators also focus on empathy and patient advocacy throughout the donation process.

Schedule:

24 hour on-call shifts. Expect 10-12 shifts per month, plus 4 in office days for trainings and meetings.

Requirements:

  • RN with 1 year or more years of critical care experience; or RN with 3 years or more of step down unit or medical/surgical unit experience.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must have proficient computer skills and be detail oriented.  
  • Must have professional appearance and demeanor. 
  • Must be detail oriented and have the flexibility necessary to fulfill on-call requirements. 
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required.

Vice President of Operation, Blood Services

Responsibilities

  • Senior leader who has generated significant impact through strategic direction, operational efficiency, process improvement and goal setting.
  • Develops and maintains control systems to ensure accountability and profitability in our Blood Services Division, including donor recruitment and collections and processing and distribution.
  • Develops strong relationships with outside business partners.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred.  
  • Seven to ten years of related experience, including five years in a senior leadership role. 
  • Management of multiple departments, direct supervisory experience required.
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills required.
  • Demonstrable success utilizing technical and interpersonal skills to build teams for operational success in challenging and highly regulated environments.
  • Blood banking or healthcare experience a plus.

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.