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We Are Blood
Austin, Texas

Facilities Manager responsible for all aspects of site management and maintenance of owned and leased facilities and equipment; management and coordination of the preventative maintenance and repair of all of the equipment; management of facilities staff, ensuring effective continuous operations of facilities; To meet and exceed customer expectations and adhere to established quality practices while seeking to continually improve work performance.

Responsibilities: 

  • Supervise, evaluate, and train the facilities maintenance staff to ensure that the facilities and grounds are kept in the appropriate state of repair and cleanliness. 
  • Coordinate and ensure that the appropriate maintenance and repair of the facilities takes place in a timely, cost effective, and efficient manner.  
  • Manage the organization’s fleet of vehicles, including routine maintenance and repairs. 
  • Perform a variety of hands on tasks including but not limited to minor plumbing, electrical, mechanical. HVAC repairs and carpentry projects.
  • Assemble and install minor equipment.
  • Coordinate annual fire alarm and elevator inspections.
  • Ensure the facility grounds are maintained and free of trash/debris.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert and manages the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Ensure common area furnishings are maintained and/or facilitate replacement.
  • Establish and enforce departmental procedures and prepares change control plans for any projects.
  • Recommend and plan the annual budget for areas of responsibility and then ensure compliance with budgetary guidelines and approval process.
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate the preventative maintenance on equipment to comply with any applicable cGMP and GTP standards, SOPs, and any other regulatory standards.
  • Plan and coordinate all relocation of offices, operations, and equipment
  • Coordinate and oversee any remodel and construction project including coordinating with contractors, suppliers, building inspectors, and any others involved in the project as well as tenant build outs.
  • Perform property management tasks associated with commercial real estate holdings to include interfacing with tenants, oversight of tenant build outs and various tenant communications.
  • Serve as the organization’s point of contact with property management companies and ensuring agreed upon performance measures are met.
  • Special projects as assigned.

 Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of facilities/maintenance experience. 
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.
  • Strongly prefer knowledge and experience with the following: property management and AutoCAD.
  • Must be able to read blue prints and identify work that is not performed as specified on blue prints.
  • Knowledge and operations of purified water systems is preferred.
  • Requires a minimum of 2 years of supervisory/management experience. 
  • Prefer knowledge related to identification and troubleshooting generators, automobiles and buses.
  • Promotes positive public relations with donors and guests.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; uses tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations.
  • Strong computer skills. Experience with Microsoft Office required; must have knowledge related to tenant build outs and knowledge of tenant/landlord property management concerns.
  • Ability to prevent operational and mechanical failures by ensuring a strong preventive maintenance program.
  • Must be 21 years old, have a valid Texas driver’s license and proof of an acceptable driving record and insurance. Must have a CDL or be able to obtain within 3 months of hire.
  • Excellent customer service skills are required.
  • Must be organized, have a high level of attention to detail, be able to work with very little direct supervision, and have strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Must be able to work in a high stress environment with the ability to juggle multiple as well as constantly changing priorities.
  • Must be able to lift at least 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to climb a ladder.
  • Must be able to lift objects over shoulders and head.
  • Must be able to stoop/squat and/or get on hands and knees to inspect property and equipment.
  • Must be able to assimilate information and draw reasonable conclusions
  • Must have the mobility to inspect all areas of the facility including but not limited to the roof, equipment rooms, crawl spaces in ceilings, grounds, and under vehicles.
  • Must be able to work on an on-call schedule.  The call schedule requires an immediate response time (within 10 minutes).
  • Must be able to make sound judgements.

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EEO Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Posted 12/02/2019 

 

We Are Blood
Austin, Texas

Phlebotomist Technician I – Lamar Part time Use personal expression and creativity to provide outstanding customer service to donors, coworkers, guests and contracted partners thus ensuring the best possible donation experience and working environment. Adhere to established quality practices while continually seeking to improve and expand upon work performance and knowledge.

Responsibilities:

  • Report to work according to department schedule and comply with organizational timekeeping policy.
  • Maintain the donation site and equipment according to SOP: Assembly, daily quality control procedures, routine/preventative maintenance, housekeeping procedures and disassembly. 
  • Process and accurately document allogeneic whole blood donations according to SOP: registration, medical history interviews and vital signs (pulse, blood pressure, hematocrit, and temperature), phlebotomy.
  • Respond to donor reactions according to SOP: Identify/treat symptoms, monitor/perform vital signs (pulse and blood pressure) and accurately document the reaction.
  • Review electronic/hard copy documentation, as appropriate, according to SOP.
  • Execute special projects and other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Operations Manager.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Effective communication skills
  • Compassionate interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Experience in phlebotomy and/or taking vital signs is preferred; certification as a phlebotomist, medical assistant, EMT, paramedic or LVN is a plus
  • Ability to interpret and respond appropriately to sensitive/confidential information and situations
  • Ability to maintain focus and make sound judgments in a busy/distracting environment
  • Ability to perform the same task repeatedly while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to read/follow SOPs and to maintain complete/accurate records
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to work a flexible part time schedule including Saturday and/or Sunday
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds unassisted
  • Ability to stand for long periods

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EEO Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Posted 12/02/2019 

 

We Are Blood
Austin, Texas

Phlebotomist Technician I – Lamar Use personal expression and creativity to provide outstanding customer service to donors, coworkers, guests and contracted partners thus ensuring the best possible donation experience and working environment. Adhere to established quality practices while continually seeking to improve and expand upon work performance and knowledge.

Responsibilities:

  • Report to work according to department schedule and comply with organizational timekeeping policy.
  • Maintain the donation site and equipment according to SOP: Assembly, daily quality control procedures, routine/preventative maintenance, housekeeping procedures and disassembly. 
  • Process and accurately document allogeneic whole blood donations according to SOP: registration, medical history interviews and vital signs (pulse, blood pressure, hematocrit, and temperature), phlebotomy.
  • Respond to donor reactions according to SOP: Identify/treat symptoms, monitor/perform vital signs (pulse and blood pressure) and accurately document the reaction.
  • Review electronic/hard copy documentation, as appropriate, according to SOP.
  • Execute special projects and other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Operations Manager.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Effective communication skills
  • Compassionate interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Experience in phlebotomy and/or taking vital signs is preferred; certification as a phlebotomist, medical assistant, EMT, paramedic or LVN is a plusAbility to interpret and respond appropriately to sensitive/confidential information and situations
  • Ability to maintain focus and make sound judgments in a busy/distracting environment
  • Ability to perform the same task repeatedly while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to read/follow SOPs and to maintain complete/accurate records
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including Saturday and/or Sunday
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds unassisted
  • Ability to stand for long periods

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EEO Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Posted 12/02/2019 

 

UNITED TISSUE RESOURCES

Distribution Coordinator I Tissue: will distribute tissue and products to UTR clients. Ensure that appropriate paperwork and data entry is accurate and completed in a timely manner. 

Responsibilities:

  • Fill product orders to include: packaging and shipment or delivery of tissue, and tissue tracking, while adhering to BTC quality practice
  • Receive tissue from vendors ensuring compliance with BTC, AATB and FDA guidelines
  • Maintain compliance with FDA, AATB, OSHA, and BTC guidelines, protocols, and policies and procedures
  • Assist in the order of supplies with purchasing
  • Special projects as assigned
  • Rotate through the on-call schedule for Tissue Distribution
  • Own the experience by meeting and exceeding customer service standards for internal and external customers: Stay in the know, Get funky, Open doors, Applause feels good and Cross the line.

Requirements:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required, some college is preferred
  • Exhibit professional conduct and demeanor at all times, ability to adapt to change and facilitate change in a positive and professional manner
  • Requires 1 to 2 years of inventory, materials management, and/or distribution experience preferably in a regulated environment.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays with overtime as needed
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
  • Must be organized and have a strong attention to detail
  • Must be 21 years of age or older, able to provide proper licensure credentials, a copy of a current and acceptable driving record and proof of insurability
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift transport containers, up to 25 pounds without assistance and up to 50 pounds with assistance, if needed.
  • Must be able to drive company vehicle
  • Must be able to travel as assigned or according to the needs of the service area.

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Posted 11/23/2019 

 

We Are Blood
Austin, Texas

Mobile Phlebotomist Technician I– Entry: Level this individual will determine donor eligibility, perform phlebotomy techniques, and manage adverse donor reactions at blood drives across the Central Texas area.

Responsibilities:

  • Loading/unloading the mobile bus, setting up/taking down the blood drive event, and maintaining excellent donor relations.
  • Report to work according to department schedule and comply with organizational timekeeping policy.
  • Maintain the donation site and equipment according to SOP: Assembly, daily quality control procedures, routine/preventative maintenance, housekeeping procedures and disassembly. 
  • Process and accurately document allogeneic whole blood donations according to SOP: registration, medical history interviews and vital signs (pulse, blood pressure, hematocrit, and temperature), phlebotomy.
  • Respond to donor reactions according to SOP: Identify/treat symptoms, monitor/perform vital signs (pulse and blood pressure) and accurately document the reaction.
  • Review electronic/hard copy documentation, as appropriate, according to SOP.
  • Execute special projects and other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Operations Manager.

Requirements:

  • HS diploma or equivalent required.
  • Experience in a blood center is preferred, Certification as a Phlebotomist, Medical Assistant, EMT, Paramedic or LVN is a plus
  • Open availability needed; MUST be able to work a full-time schedule with flexible hours to include evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Effective communication, compassionate interpersonal and excellent customer service skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Able to lift 25 pounds unassisted and ability to stand for long periods
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and good manual dexterity
  • Ability to perform the same task repeatedly while maintaining a high level of accuracy 

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EEO Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Posted 11/23/2019 

 

 

Oklahoma Blood Institute-DS Operations Director
Ada, OK and Ardmore, OK (this position will travel to both locations)

Benefits: Competitive salary, health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), paid time off, tuition reimbursement, etc.
Days and Hours: Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (occasional evenings & weekends)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in medical and/or management, will consider equivalent in work experience
  • Minimum of five years leadership/management experience      
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of guidelines and regulations pertaining to donor collections
  • Diplomatic interpersonal style with excellent conflict resolution skills
  • Enthusiastic, creative, high energy demeanor
  • Self-starting and self-directing work capabilities
  • Ability to motivate staff to achieve department goals
  • Ability to work calmly under stressful conditions
  • Ability to create and deliver an organizational vision
  • Strong PC skills (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Professional appearance and manner
  • Flexibility to work extended hours and weekends as needed to achieve organizational goals

Required Licenses, Certifications:

  • Valid driver’s license with zero points and no moving/traffic violations in the past 3 years

Primary Responsibilities:

To provide leadership and direction over all aspects of the Oklahoma City Donor Services collection team for both mobile and fixed site operations.  Ensure that processes are in place to achieve optimal department efficiency by meeting successful key metrics, product collection, financial, quality, compliance and customer service goals.

Oversee and ensure all blood products are collected according to SOP and in compliance of all regulatory guidelines.  Actively participate in internal and external assessments/inspections including corrective action plans and effectiveness checks as needed. Oversee and ensure all quality focused records (CMS, ACPR’s, QC, etc.) are reviewed in a timely manner and maintained in compliance with SOP. Maintain a good knowledge of all SOP’s to which your team is responsible. Ensure that all EMTS tasks are managed in a timely manner. Maintain adequate staffing levels by creating a positive satisfying work environment that yields low turnover. Oversee and review staff schedules to ensure quality of life schedules with minimal over time. Make frequent visits to both fixed and mobile collection sites. Oversee and direct activities of the materials and equipment staff to ensure all equipment is well maintained and in compliance for quality control, calibration and annual PM’s and other Oversee and direct the activities of the DS Performance Operations Manager and Administrative Specialist. Oversee and participate in the performance of staff and leadership development, coaching and counseling and annual review process. Create a friendly competitive environment to motivate staff to achieve high system wide standings on all key performance metrics (loss rates, errors, conversion, GBF, etc.). Engage and motivate staff in the HEART program to achieve high standards of both internal and external customer service. Contact donors and drive coordinators as needed to follow up on donor issues and ensure a tracking system is in place to trend. Conduct routine meetings with supervisors and staff to communicate organizational vision, updates, and changes and recognize outstanding staff performance keeping morale high. Track and monitor inventory and collection goals, which include whole blood, automation rates, and WB conversion data.  Analyze data and make adjustments to increase productivity.  This includes working closely with recruitment to ensure projections are met.   Develop initiatives with the Recruitment Directors, identifying the tools and resources needed to meet and exceed key metric goals, specifically DaSH & CPUC, collection expectations and donor experience. Prepare and manage department annual budgets and continuously explore cost saving initiatives. Manage and rotate taking staff on call pager responsibilities.

Applicants can apply through November 30th at https://obi.org/careers/.

Posted 11/15/2019 

 

 

We Are Blood
Austin, Texas

Tech I Mobile Phlebotomist – Entry Level this individual will determine donor eligibility, perform phlebotomy techniques, and manage adverse donor reactions at blood drives across the Central Texas area.

Responsibilities:

  • Loading/unloading the mobile bus, setting up/taking down the blood drive event, and maintaining excellent donor relations.
  • Report to work according to department schedule and comply with organizational timekeeping policy.
  • Maintain the donation site and equipment according to SOP: Assembly, daily quality control procedures, routine/preventative maintenance, housekeeping procedures and disassembly. 
  • Process and accurately document allogeneic whole blood donations according to SOP: registration, medical history interviews and vital signs (pulse, blood pressure, hematocrit, and temperature), phlebotomy.
  • Respond to donor reactions according to SOP: Identify/treat symptoms, monitor/perform vital signs (pulse and blood pressure) and accurately document the reaction.
  • Review electronic/hard copy documentation, as appropriate, according to SOP.
  • Execute special projects and other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Operations Manager.

Requirements:

  • HS diploma or equivalent required.
  • Experience in a blood center is preferred, Certification as a Phlebotomist, Medical Assistant, EMT, Paramedic or LVN is a plus
  • Open availability needed; MUST be able to work a full-time schedule with flexible hours to include evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Effective communication, compassionate interpersonal and excellent customer service skills 
  • Basic computer skills 
  • Punctual and dependable 
  • Ability to work well in a team environment 
  • Able to lift 25 pounds unassisted and ability to stand for long periods
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and good manual dexterity
  • Ability to perform the same task repeatedly while maintaining a high level of accuracy 

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EEO Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Posted 10/08/2019 

 

We Are Blood

Austin, Texas

Technician II Team Lead  Mobile Phlebotomist – Use personal expression and creativity to provide outstanding customer service to donors, coworkers and guests thus ensuring the best possible donation experience and working environment. Adhere to established quality practices while continually seeking to improve and expand upon work performance and knowledge.

Responsibilities: When acting as a Team Leader:

  • Administration of basic supervisory functions; anticipate and respond to organizational needs; plan for contingencies; organize/oversee processes and employees to promote a lean environment.
  • Lead and motivate staff; ensure thorough/effective dissemination of information
  • Ensure timely and appropriate reporting of all Worker’s Compensation exposures, illness, or injuries; maintain open lines of communication with employees and operations manager
  • Ensure compliance with organizational and industry policies and procedures
  • Ensure proper maintenance of the donation site and equipment according to SOP (daily quality control and housekeeping procedures and routine/preventative maintenance)
  • Coordinate/ oversee work flow
  • Ensure satisfactory levels of mobile supplies and equipment
  • Ensure all drive sites are processed according to Departmental Standards and Policies at all times.
  • Provide timely and tailored training and constructive feedback, to improve and expand upon employees’ technique and knowledge; execute on-the-spot corrections as needed; cultivate an environment of teamwork; lead by example with a high standard of behavior at all times
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for department: Maintain complete familiarity with all departmental SOPs, quality policies and procedures, human resources policies and procedures, mainframe donor database, operator manuals, and other materials as appropriate
  • Determine donor suitability according to SOP: Register donors; conduct/document medical history interviews; perform/document vital signs (pulse, blood pressure, hematocrit and temperature)
  • Perform whole blood and automated phlebotomy techniques on allogeneic, donors according to SOP: Vein selection; preparation of aseptic phlebotomy site; labeling of collection materials; venipuncture; sample collection; donor escort
  • Accurately record donor phlebotomy results in electronic database or legibly on donor record and review electronic/hard copy documentation, as appropriate, according to SOP
  • Respond to donor reactions according to SOP: Identify/treat symptoms, monitor/perform vital signs (pulse and blood pressure) and accurately document the reaction
  • Meet and exceed Life Is In Your Hands program expectations and Own It! customer service standards – Stay in the Know, Get Funky, Open Doors, Applause Feels Good, and Cross the Line; demonstrate actions consistent with role model behavior and attainment of We Are Blood goals; report to work according to department schedule and comply with organizational timekeeping policy
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned by mobile operations or satellite manager

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Compassionate interpersonal skills
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Minimum of 1 year blood center experience, preferably in phlebotomy.
  • Complete ALYX training within 6 months, other automated collection system experience preferred.
  • College education or supervisory experience may substitute for blood center experience
  • CPR Certified
  • Must be at least 21 years of age; Must have an acceptable driving record, provide a TX driver’s license and proof of insurance:
  • Ability to maintain high attention to detail and make sound judgments in a busy/distracting environment
  • Ability to read/follow SOPs and to maintain complete/accurate records
  • Ability to make priority determinations, and work without direct supervision
  • Ability to perform the same task repeatedly while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including Saturdays/Sundays as needed
  • Ability to interpret and respond appropriately to sensitive/confidential information and situations
  • Ability to assume a lead role in a team environment
  • Excellent manual dexterity
  • Ability to display professional conduct and demeanor at all times
  • Ability to stand for long periods
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds unassisted
  • Ability to work in an environment with bio-hazardous materials.

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EEO Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Posted 09/30/2019 

 

 

We Are Blood
Austin, Texas

Facilities/Risk Administrative Coordinator   Provide high-level complex administrative support for the Risk & Facilities department with occasional support provided to the Chief Financial Officer. Ensure departmental efficiency and productivity directly supporting the Director, Risk Management and providing back up assistance to other departmental staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight of assigned facilities contractors ensuring quality work is consistently delivered in accordance with the terms of the contract, this includes but is not limited to fleet maintenance services and janitorial services.
  • Develop the plan of execution for any special projects assigned
  • Coordinate Facilities and Safety Committee meetings to include preparing agendas, presentations, taking minutes and actively participating in both meetings.
  • Plan, develop, execute and maintain communication efforts in support of departmental contract and insurance matters, as needed.
  • Serve as a safety training backup for the Director, Risk Management
  • Perform routine inspections of the facilities at the Lamar campus looking for both janitorial issues and facilities related issues that need to be addressed.  As necessary inspect the satellite campuses to ensure the janitorial company is performing up to par.
  • Research supplier and vendor options for department, draft and process all departmental PO’s using our Terms and Conditions to protect our organization Draft all departmental check requests coordinating appropriate approvals on each and maintaining appropriate documentation.
  • Provide fleet services support to include conducting vehicle inspections, coordinating the repairs and maintenance for class C vehicles at the Lamar campus, maintain the fleet fuel system serving as the organization’s administrator, request all new and replacement toll tags as needed and maintain a system to track defensive driver training for all approved drivers and notify the Director, Risk Management when employees fail to take the training.
  • Maintain the Computerized Maintenance Management System ensuring the Facilities supervisor is notified when a work order is not addressed in a timely manner.  Additionally run weekly reports showing the back log of work orders and number of outstanding work orders as well as the back log of hours.  Maintains Maintenance Connection updates (adds new employees, terminates employees, POs, requestors, key distribution and tracking, etc.)
  • Maintain corporate contracts database scanning, updating, and maintenance.  Responsible for mailing of all contracts to the other party and tracking via return receipt.  Notify contract administrators regarding upcoming contract renewals and expirations.  At the direction of the Director, Risk Management send termination letter.
  • Request and track the receipt of certificates of insurance from customers and vendors at the outset of any contracts and annually thereafter.
  • Prepare and submit required reports for various licenses (city, state, county) after review by the Director, Risk Management
  • Prepare and maintain confidential departmental records, filing systems, and coordinates record management for the department.
  • Track and review all biohazard waste manifests and ensure any issues are addressed.
  • Maintain the OSHA Reportable Injury Log and send out notifications after exposures for baseline, three and six month follow up testing.
  • Provide back up support for the Director Risk Management by submitting claims to insurers as appropriate and requesting certificates of insurance from our insurers making sure the certificates are received by the requestor.
  • Serve on organizational committees as the risk and facilities department representative.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 5 or more years’ experience performing risk and/or facilities related tasks. Prefer some college.
  • Prior property management experience preferred but not required
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality, and employ critical thinking skills to make sound judgements and decisions as well as assimilate information and draw appropriate conclusions 
  • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, working effectively with a wide range of professionals,
  • Proficiency using software sure as Microsoft Windows 98, Word, Access, and Excel. Ability to acquire additional computer skills
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organization skills, the ability to handle multiple projects and follow through with little supervision
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with the staff and the public.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential material.
  • Must be able to use sound judgment
  • Must be able to sit, stand and walk for extended periods
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to perform typing or data entry for extended periods
  • Must be able to draw reasonable conclusions
  • Must have current Texas Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.  Must provide proof of insurance. 

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Interested in our organization, but not this job? Check us out at We Are Blood to find out how you else you can be a part of our Family.
EEO Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Posted 09/30/2019