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 & 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 Bank Manager

This is a full time, exempt position reporting to Jason Bridge, Vice President of Eye and Tissue Services. The schedule will consist of mostly standard hours, Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm; however a handful of after hour responsibilities will also be part of the requirement on a monthly basis.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for all clinical activities related to the daily operation of the eye bank including, but not limited to, overall supervision of staff, the execution of all employee trainings and re-certifications, the maintenance and quality control of the eye bank Standard Operating Procedures Manual, as well as assuring compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and EBAA standards.

 

 
Qualifications:
  • Associates degree required;Bachelors degree in healthcare or Life Sciences highly preferred.
  • Certified Eye Bank Technician (CEBT) certification required.
  • Eye banking experience required.
  • Supervisory/management experience preferred.
  • Organized and detail oriented with strong skills in team-based approach to management.
  • Effective communication and excellent interpersonal skills required. 
  • Valid driver’s license required.

Mobile Drive Assistant - Full 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

We have immediate openings for Registered Nurses!

Attention new RN's - Begin your nursing career with a rewarding, unique and challenging opportunity.

Our team of RN-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.
 

Job Qualifications:

  • RN, Associates degree or higher required.
  • Hospital nursing experience helpful. Will train the right candidate
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The schedule requires 24 hour on-call shifts.

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.