Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) – Ottawa, ON. – 3 October 2013
• Conduct quality control to ensure that all information is captured correctly • Organized, scanned and created files in electronic filing system (REFS). • Boxed files and entered them in iRIMS system for off-site storage. • Marking boxes systematically with pertinent information for accurate retrieval and control • Creating and constructing physical and virtual boxes • Opening and removing contents for inspection • Lifting and carrying 20-30 lb. boxes daily • Photocopied. • Created labels for outgoing mail in word. • Created binders. • Created labels to put on tabs in word. • Entered data into excel spread sheet. • Worked with Microsoft Word, Excel, windows XP and Adobe Reader X.
Management was good. The hardest part of this job was learning their electronic filing system. I enjoyed all of the jobs love being busy and being organised.
I worked for CBS for 3 years and they kept reducing hours and now CBS is closing the clinic. The management lied to the staff regarding the closing of the clinic months in advance, in order to take advantage of the staff to stay until the closing date. I couldn't recommend this company to anyone.
we had a good group of people to work with
management trying to save 100 million dollars by cutting spending
CSR - Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) – Greater Sudbury, ON – 7 April 2017
Working at Canadian blood services was interesting you always spoke to different people everyday. I ve learned how important it is to give blood as there are less than 4% of Canadians that donate blood.
Talking to and educating people everyday on how important it is to donate blood
Very productive workplace with some travelling around the province.
Staff Nurse / Nurse Consultant (Former Employee) – St. John's, NL – 14 February 2017
A typical day at work would be to screen potential blood donors, initiate blood donation for whole blood, platelets or plasma. Working as a nurse consultant to Donor Care Associates as well as performing cursory physical examinations to potential donors was also included, as required. Traveling around the province with the blood care team was a very enjoyable part of my job.
I learned quite a lot at CBS, beginning with phlebotomy, and providing IV access for the purpose of blood/blood product collection and up to data processing.
Working with so many potential donors, learning new skills, as well as traveling were the best parts of my job.
Medical Screener (Current Employee) – ontario – 7 February 2017
Donors - Wonderful - Coworkers - Wonderful - Management - Does not understand the working parts of the organization, including scope of the employees they oversee Hourly wage is wonderful but job security/hours/ work life balance are all identified problems in the work culture.
Volunteer work & Interest (Current Employee) – Mississauga, ON – 15 January 2017
Able to help in my own little way by donating blood. I know that by donating i get to help patients needing it and I've been doing it too even when i'm still in the Philippines. Also it has also benefit for your body everytime you donate blood.
Clinic Assistant (Former Employee) – Prince George, BC – 3 January 2017
typical day was busy, but very fun to interact with Donors and coworkers. I really enjoyed working here and had to leave due to the 2 days a week work schedule. It was really hard to work this around another job, to receive full time work.
only 2 days per week/closed prince george location
This was a wonderful rewarding company to work for.
Medical Technologist (Former Employee) – London, ON – 15 September 2016
I started working for this company when it was Canadian Red Cross. It evolved into Canadian Blood Services. It was a rewarding place to work. You always felt like you were helping and making a difference in peoples lives. It was a company of constant change..always keeping on top of the most recent technology. The atmosphere aided in making you very adaptable to change. I feel I was very lucky to have made my career with this establishment.
Company offered many learning experiences...online courses, conferences, in house training, etc.
Providing Sudbury and beyond the community with much needed blood products
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) – Greater Sudbury, ON – 6 September 2016
CBS is a call-centered approach to scheduling and review of donors and potential donors. Keeping in contact and encouraging repeat donations is an important part of a healthy community that supports its' vital services including medical.