United Blood Services Registered Nurse in Fairfield, California

Description

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Under direct supervision, this position is responsible for performing all duties related to the efficient, safe, and compliant collection of blood and blood products. Works collaboratively as a member of the team and in alignment with the values of the organization. Performs Apheresis Red Cell Collection and/or Plasma Pheresis. Performs Platelet Pheresis and/or Therapeutic Apheresis.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.
  • Assures quality customer service to all customers.
  • Maintains good attendance and punctuality per the absence policy.
  • Performs all duties related to the collection and handling of blood and blood products (e.g., computerized medical screening, phlebotomy, load, set-up, tear down, pack blood, advanced eligibility calculations, and daily quality control).
  • Communicates all pertinent information effectively and timely. Brings issues to the attention of those in authority or leadership positions, as necessary.
  • Works as part of a team to achieve daily team production goals.
  • Assists and supports other team members, as required.
  • Maintains clean and organized work area.
  • Drives the company vehicle, as required.
  • Maintains complete and accurate records, including apheresis charts.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills in accordance with current customer service standards to represent a positive image for the company.
  • Maintains and ensures equipment, vehicles, and facilities are maintained and kept in good working order.
  • Maintains proficiency and certification for all tasks required by position.
  • Trains other team members on additional duties/tasks, as required.
  • Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.
Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge/Education

  • Associate‚Äôs degree required.

Licenses/ Certifications

  • CA RN and driver's license required.
  • CPR certification required.

Experience

  • Six months previous work experience in a healthcare related position required.

Skills/Abilities

  • Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all assigned duties and responsibilities.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have proficient computer skills.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend written procedures and instructions.
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts.
  • Must have good customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and participate as an active team member.
  • Ability to travel, as required.

Blood Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to accommodation@bloodsystems.org or call 1-844-220-2612 to let us know the nature of your request. A representative will respond to accommodation requests within two business days. Please note that this email/phone number is for medical/disability accommodations only and any other inquiries will not receive a response.

Please see the below information about applicant rights and our commitment to compliance:

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All candidates who receive a conditional written offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test in accordance with the Company's established guidelines.

Organization: Vitalant

Primary Location: United States of America-California-Fairfield

Work Locations: 5006 CA Fairfield (237) Blood Centers of the Pacific 1325 Gateway Blvd Fairfield, 94533

Shift: Variable

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Job Posting Close Date: Ongoing

Job Function: Donor Services

Req ID: 181390

Employee Status: Full-time, Regular