Blood Bank Order-Control Clerk

Receive and process requests for blood from hospitals.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $46,000

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What do Blood Bank Order-Control Clerks do?

Receives and processes requests for blood from hospitals: Records amount and type of whole blood or blood component requested and checks inventory control board, or phones blood storage units, laboratories, doctors, or other hospitals to determine availability of whole blood and blood components. Questions hospital ordering blood as to urgency and use of blood. Advises supervisor or staff doctor when blood request is excessive, unusual, or for rare blood type or component, or when blood inventory is low. Relays orders to blood storage units to prepare and ship blood or components to designated hospitals. Adjusts figures on blood inventory control board and records transfer of blood from one hospital to another.

Should I be a Blood Bank Order-Control Clerk?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.

  • Also known as: Blood Bank Order Control Clerk, Credit Clerk, Blood Bank, Order-Control Clerk, Blood Bank

    How to Become a
    Blood Bank Order-Control Clerk

    Most Blood Bank Order-Control Clerks have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2890%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,90,90
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