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.

Accounting Assistant

This is a part time, non-exempt position. The schedule is flexible with approximately 20-25 hours/week.

Responsibilities:
•    Responsible for the day to day coordination of assigned accounts receivable activities.
•    Provides administrative services as related to Finance to include assistance with filing, copying, organizing and other basic general clerical duties.

Qualifications:
•    High school diploma required, Associates degree preferred.
•    Two years office experience required.
•    Must have good computer skills in Microsoft Office including Word, and intermediate Excel skills.
•    Experience with accounting helpful.
•    Must be organized and able to communicate effectively.

Blood Collections Supervisor

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

Qualifications:
•    Associates or Bachelor’s degree with 2 – 3 years previous supervisory/management experience preferred. 
•    Has worked in a medically related field and phlebotomy or IV experience necessary.  
•    Must have current CPR certification.  
•    Leadership capabilities necessary with demonstrated customer service proficiency.  
•    Must be able to work in a highly regulated and fast-paced environment.  
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.  
•    Valid NYS license 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.

Component Technician - Part Time

This is a non-exempt, part time time position. The hours are based on blood drive schedules, and would include some first, and second shift coverage, as well as some weekends and rotating holidays. This position involves component preparation, component modification, blood product distribution, customer service and all computer functions related with those duties.
 
Responsibilities:
•    Prepare and separate donor blood into components as described in standard operating procedure.
•    Prepare recovered plasma for shipment.
•    Answers phone/fax orders from hospitals.
•    Consign blood products to hospitals or other consignees (plasma manufacturers, etc.) as necessary.
•    Label and validate components when testing is complete.
•    Perform all computer or manual functions necessary to document and track disposition of all components.

Qualifications:
•    High School Diploma required. 
•    Degree in biological/clinical science or experience preferred. 
•    Strong customer service skills required.
•    Must be able to work in a highly regulated, fast-paced environment.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

Donor Screening Coordinator

Rotating 12 hour shifts, 6:30pm - 6:30am
 
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.

Eye and Tissue Post Natal Recovery Technician

This is a part time position, under 20 hours per week. This position is responsible to recover post natal tissue. Obtain authorization and conduct donor risk assessment interview. Responsible for suitability determination of donor, aseptic surgical tissue procurements, packaging at recovery and shipping post-recovery (if applicable).

 

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma required.
  • Associates degree or higher in Life Sciences preferred.

 

Experience:

  • Experience in:
  • Healthcare/medical field, or
  • one year of hospital experience in a clinical area, or
  • one year in a child birth related field

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Medical terminology and/or familiarity with medical diagnosis, medical record review preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills required, including communicating with diverse individuals.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible to change with the ability to think critically in solving problems with a continuous focus on customer service.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, and data entry required.
  • Must be detail oriented, and have the ability to remain accurate while under pressure.
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to think logically, manage time effectively, prioritize and multi-task.
  • Must have patience and maintain focus through interruptions and emotional stress.
  • Must have professionalism to handle confidential information, and make decisions.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment strongly preferred.
  • Must be self-motivated and reliable.
  • Must have a valid NYS Drivers license and reliable transportation.
  • Travel required.
  • Must have flexibility to meet the demands of the schedule.

Mobile Drive Assistant - Part Time

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 Drivers License. 
• High School Diploma or equivalent required. 
• Strong keyboarding skills required.
• Microsoft Office skills including data entry required. 
• Strong customer service skills required. 
• Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and enjoy working with people.

 

Part Time Medical Technologist

Schedule: Part time, Monday mornings, Wednesday and Friday evening, 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.

RN – Clinical Donation Coordinator

This is an exempt position. The schedule consists of 24 hour on-call shifts.

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.
 

Education Requirements:

 

  • RN, Associates degree or higher required.

 

Experience:

 

  • Minimum of one year emergency medicine or critical care experience preferred.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills required, including communicating with diverse individuals.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible to change with the ability to think critically in solving problems with a continuous focus on customer service.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and data entry required.
  • Must be detail oriented, and have the ability to remain accurate while under pressure.
  • Must be results oriented, and highly organized with the ability to think logically, manage time effectively, prioritize and multi-task.
  • Must be able to remain professional in making decisions and handling confidential information.
  • Must have patience and maintain focus through interruptions and maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Must have professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Must have a valid NYS Drivers license and reliable transportation.
  • On-call required.

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.