Physician Substitute

in Pharma
  • Laurel, Maryland View on Map
  • Salary: $55,000.00 - $80,000.00

Job Detail

  • Experience Level Mid Level
  • Degree Type Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Employment Full Time
  • Working Type On Site
  • Salary Type Annually
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Selling Points

    Opportunity to work for an FDA-licensed facility dedicated to the collection of human plasma from donors.

Job Description


  • Under the direction of the Medical Director and/or Center Licensed Physician(s), the Physician Substitute determines the acceptability of all first-time donors and return applicant donors.
  • Determines the suitability of donors by following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) designed to ensure the donor meets suitability criteria in accordance with FDA guidance and regulations.
  • Reviews normal donor laboratory test and refers abnormal test to the Physician for review.
  • Works closely with the Medical Director or Licensed Center Physician(s) while making any decisions which directly impact donor suitability.
  • Provides medical oversight in screening, phlebotomy, and the plasma processing areas.


  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Current RN, LPN/LVN, or Advanced EMT/Paramedic license in the state the Donor Center operates.
  • Must be able to provide proof of graduation from a recognized educational program for health care workers that includes clinical training.
  • Must have basic computer skills to include an understanding of word processing, spreadsheets and email.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strict adherence to current good manufacturing procedures.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to interpret medical information to formulate appropriate actions.
  • Available to work extended shifts and weekends.
  • Occupational Exposure to blood borne pathogens.
  • Ability to lift, pull, or tug up to 40lbs.
  • Work requires extended periods of standing and bending.
  • Ability to train others required.
  • CPR certified or the ability to obtain certification.
  • Available to work extended shifts
  • Must be available to work any days Sunday – Saturday

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