Join the Red Cross Biomed Team!
If you're looking to help save lives and contribute to the mission of one of the nation's most respected humanitarian organizations, consider a career in biomedical services at the American Red Cross. As a Red Cross employee, you'll have opportunities to grow your career and be recognized and rewarded for your efforts. Most importantly, you'll work alongside dedicated individuals like yourself who live the values of our organization every day. Join us for a career that will motivate you to be your very best.
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As aClinical Service Nurse Specialist, you can expect toperform clinical apheresis procedures. These procedures may include, but are not limited to, plasma exchanges, red cell exchanges, platelet and white cell reductions, photo pheresis 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 volunteers.
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 physician.
Registered Nurse with current state licensure as required.
A minimum of two years' experience in medical/surgical or critical care nursing, or related experience, is preferred.
Previous apheresis or dialysis experience is preferred.
Current CPR certification required.
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 physicians.
Customer service experience, effective verbal communication and public relation skills are preferred.
A current valid driver's license and good driving record are required.
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 visit to apply.
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