By joining the American Red Cross you will touch
millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the
human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's
largest humanitarian network?
Are you seeking an opportunity that makes a difference? Are you
passionate about meeting new people? Do you want your talents to
have an impact in your community, across the country, and around
If your answer is "yes," then we invite you to become a
Therapeutic Apheresis Registered Nurse for the American Red Cross!
Nationwide, we collect over 5 million units of blood annually, and
the need continues to grow.
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Responsibility to perform clinical apheresis procedures. These
procedures may include, but are not limited to, plasma exchanges,
red cell exchanges, platelet and white cell reductions,
photopheresis and hematopoietic progenitor cell collections.
Demonstrate excellence in customer service and public relations to
promote a positive professional image of the American Red Cross.
Works independently with attention to detail and possesses the
necessary knowledge of all aspects of daily operations. Provide
support, development and/or leadership guidance to all
Registered Nurse (Therapeutic
- Perform all phases of therapeutic apheresis procedures,
ensuring safe and appropriate care of patient.
- Assess patient status relative to therapeutic apheresis, prior
and during procedures, utilizing nursing process. Patient
assessment to include laboratory testing results and other
clinically significant procedures.
- Coordinate closely with physicians and nurses at a variety of
hospitals to arrange therapeutic apheresis treatments and
facilitate coordinated care.
- Evaluate patient medication for compatibility and safety of
apheresis procedure and determine when to contact the
- Demonstrate knowledge and compliance with all ARC departmental
and organizational standard operating procedures, policies,
practices and regulations.
- Complete necessary training and demonstrate competency to
perform each job function.
- Explain, as needed, clinical apheresis procedures to patients
and their family and other attending healthcare professionals.
- Assemble, restock, QC and maintain supplies and equipment in a
state of readiness to maintain a clean, safe and efficient work
- If appropriate, operate American Red Cross vehicles in
compliance with all applicable regulations.
The aforementioned responsibilities of the Therapeutic Apheresis
RN describe the general nature and level of work and are not an
Registered Nurse (Therapeutic Apheresis) Job
- Registered nurse with current state licensure
- Minimum 2 years related experience in medical/surgical or
critical care nursing is required or equivalent combination of
education and related experience required. Current CPR
certification. Previous apheresis or dialysis experience is
- Good vein selection and venipuncture skills are essential.
- Good verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively
discuss procedures and medical issues with patients, families, and
- Customer service experience, effective verbal communication and
public relation skills are preferred. A current valid driver's
license and good driving record are required. Ability to work on a
- Local Travel required.
The duties are representative of the essential functions of the
position. Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and
unpredictable needs. Required to wear protective clothing such as
lab coats, gloves, face shields, etc. when there is exposure to
blood and blood products and/or where work location requires.
Ability to use a wide variety.
Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with
the opportunity to make a difference every day.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national
origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization
offering its employee's professional development and growth
opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a
collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this
position, please visitwww.redcross.org/jobs to
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