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.

Dispatcher – Part Time

This is a part time position reporting to the Distribution and Inventory Manager.

Every Saturday 11:00 pm - 7:30 am (Must train on days. Additional shifts available to cover VPS)
 
Summary:
Answer calls or electronic orders for blood products from client hospitals.  Fills all orders, maintains and manages blood product inventories.  Inspects all blood products for obvious quality characteristics per SOP. 
 
Requirements:
High school degree with two years work experience.  Must have excellent written, verbal and customer service communication skills.  Must be computer proficient. Self motivated and work with minimal supervision.

Donor Screening Coordinator

If you have clinical experience and want to use that knowledge in a professional office setting, this is the job for you.  We just moved into a beautiful new office facility.  This position coordinates all activities related to donor referral telephone calls including taking referrals from the hospital, looking at medical history to evaluate donor potential and suitability and coordinating notification of recovery staff as appropriate. While on the phone, inputs data in the computerized data tracking system. Responsible for the management of incoming calls. Coordinates activities with funeral home directors, medical examiners, and coroners.

Experience:

  • Clinical, medical office, and phone work experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have medical terminology.
  • Medical chart review or familiarity with medical diagnosis 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.
  • Excellent typing skills and 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 and analytical 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.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment strongly preferred.
  • Wiliness to learn, open to coaching and taking direction.
  • Must be reliable, punctual and self-motivated.

Pay, schedule and Benefits:

  • $14.17 per hour.

  • Only 3, 12 hour shifts per week. 6:30 am to 6:30 pm., then enjoy 4 to 5 days off in a row to spend time with friends and family or work another part time job.

  • Full benefits and generous paid time off.

  • If you want to work where you are valued as an employee and contribute to our supportive team work culture, apply today.

  • Located near Main and Transit in Williamsville, NY.

  • Free parking, free coffee and Popcorn Thursday!

 

 

Family Support Services Specialist

The schedule is generally Monday-Friday, but requires an on-call component.

Responsibilities:
  • Actively participates with consent and family support activities for donor and potential donor families. 
  • Assure compliance with UNYTS family services policies and protocols. 
  • Provides high quality aftercare, follow up and support services to donor families with attention to details. 
  • Helps plan and carry out programs, events and projects for donor families.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required.
  • One year experience with families or individuals during time of grief preferred.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication.
  • Must be able to work under pressure while maintaining a high degree of accuracy.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible to change with a continuous focus on customer service.
  •  Must have patience in making decisions and dealing with confidential information.
  • Must be able to maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and data entry required.
  • Must have a professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Must have a valid NYS Drivers license and reliable transportation.
  • Travel required.

Human Resources Assistant

Job Summary

Provides support to the Human Resources department including employment, onboarding, employee relations and employee benefits. Supports and fosters the mission of the organization and its commitment to organ, eye, tissue, and blood donation.

  1. Screens applicants to determine level of qualification and interviews as needed.
  2. Conducts new employee on boarding and in-processing. Converts applicants to employee in HRIS and creates/ensures personnel file is created and all documentation is completed and filed appropriately.
  3. Manage and participate in new hire orientation.
  4. Conducts reference checks and criminal background checks for potential hires.
  5. Sends out offer letters ensuring all required information is included and accurate and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  6. Compile, analyze and report on HR metrics.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in related field preferred OR
  • Associates degree and one year experience required OR
  • Two years of HR experience.

Experience:

  • Recruitment experience preferred.
  • HRIS experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Adaptable and flexible to change with the ability to think critically in solving problems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to remain accurate while under pressure.
  • Results oriented, and highly organized with the ability to think critically, manage time appropriately, and prioritize.
  • Patience and maintain focus through interruptions and while under stress.
  • Professional appearance, demeanor and discretionary skills necessary to handle confidential information.

Human Resources Generalist

Functions as a business partner to support the daily operations of Human Resources including, but not limited to, recruitment, performance management, employee relations, and Human Resources administration. Supports and fosters the mission of the organization and its commitment to organ, eye, tissue, and blood donation.


1.    Efficiently and effectively lead the recruitment process including sourcing, screening, interviewing, offers, and on boarding. Ensures all employment actions are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

2.    Recruit at designated job fairs, colleges, or training centers to present Unyts’ opportunities and mission to students, trainees, or job applicants.

3.    Interpret and provide counsel on HR policies, procedures, and programs to management and staff as needed.

4.    Participates in development and implementation of Human Resources programs as needed – employee newsletters, education days, wellness/benefit fairs, employee events, lunch and learns, training, etc.

5.    Investigates and resolves employee relations issues as necessary.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required.

Experience:

  • 3 years experience in Human Resources required.

  • Two years recruiting experience preferred.

  • HRIS/Payroll experience a plus

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service 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 PowerPoint required.

  • Must be detail oriented, and have the ability to remain accurate while under pressure.

  • Must have professional appearance, demeanor and discretionary skills necessary to handle confidential information.

  • Must have a valid NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation.

  • Some travel 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.