Cedars-Sinai Clinical Nurse - Blood Donor Services in Los Angeles, California
Are you ready to bring your expert clinical competencies to a world-class facility recognized as one of the top ten in the country? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.
The gift of blood helps save lives, and the demand for blood and blood products is great. Every 2 seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood, and more than 50,000 units of blood are needed each year at Cedars-Sinai alone. Our Blood Donor Services team knows how to make the donors' experience as comfortable as possible and respects their time and compassion. We take that extra step to make sure blood donors receive the highest-quality experience possible.
Summary of Essential Duties:
The Blood Donor RN functions under supervision by charge nurse or senior licensed technical/clinical personnel
Collecting whole blood from voluntary blood donors and performing blood component collection in house and on mobile blood drive sites
Serves as a problem-solving resource
Performs routine and specialized operational and support functions, such as assessment of health histories of blood and apheresis donors, stocking up supplies and assisting with setting up and breaking down of mobile blood drive sites with equipment and supplies
Performs blood component collection by apheresis for red cells, platelets and plasma
Participates in special projects and assignments as specified
Educational Requirements: Valid CA Nursing License
Licenses: Valid CA Nursing License
Experience: 1 year of prior blood donor experience preferred
•Frequent sitting and standing; occasional walking and bending; occasional lifting of materials up to 50 pounds for distances to 10 feet.
•Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices, including: telephones, beepers, fire alarms, mechanical failure alarms.
•Visual acuity acceptable for performing duties of this position.
•Sufficient mobility to access equipment, patients and other customers.
Working Title: Clinical Nurse - Blood Donor Services
Department: Blood Bank-Donor Services
Business Entity: Clinical & Support Services
Job Category: ,Nursing,Nursing
Job Specialty: Nursing
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
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