BioLife Plasma Services is a leader in the collection of human plasma, which Baxter processes into a variety of life-saving and life-sustaining products and therapies. These include therapies for hemophilia, immune disorders, trauma and other life-threatening conditions. BioLife operates approximately 55 plasma-collection centers in communities across the United States.
Each BioLife center is an important member of its community, providing plasma donors with compensation that is reinvested in the community while offering them a rewarding way to contribute to quality healthcare for thousands of patients in need of plasma-based therapies. The centers also provide employment to phlebotomists and other plasma center employees who play a vital role in ensuring the safety of donors and the quality of source plasma used to produce Baxter products.
A career as a BioLife plasma center technician is rewarding on a number of fronts. In addition to joining a global industry leader, a career with BioLife offers professional enrichment in knowing that your work plays a crucial role in the development of life-saving products and therapies. Plasma center technicians are part of a team with a rich history of innovation in healthcare, responsible for many medical breakthroughs we take for granted today. Baxter plasma-based therapies created from BioLife donor plasma sustain the lives of people worldwide, including in developing countries, where many patients with life-threatening conditions might otherwise go untreated.
BioLife plasma center technicians are responsible for performing duties associated with the screening of new and repeat plasma donors, and the collection and processing of plasma donations. This includes venipuncture of donors, operation of autopheresis equipment and monitoring of donors during the plasmapheresis process. Formal training is provided on these and other specific responsibilities as needed.