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Therapeutic Apheresis Nurse Specialist (RN)

Company: American Red Cross
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

_*WHY CHOOSE US?*_As one of the nations premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. _*Work where your career is a force for good.*_We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference.The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Womens Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine!At the American Red Cross, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission. When you join our team, you can help save lives every day. Youll be part of a like-minded team that shares a passion for making a difference and a work environment that supports growth, learning, and success._*WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (Job Overview):*_This position is a unique opportunity to provide 1-on-1 care to patients in a specialty area (Therapeutic Apheresis). Our nurses get to work collaboratively with physicians and act that the go-between for the physician and the patient. You will get to travel to different hospitals and Red Cross sites around the *Penn/Jersey area * which Covers SE Penn (Bucks, Montgomery, Chester County, Delaware county, and the city of Philadelphia) the state of DE, and NJ (from Cape May County up to Northern New Jersey.) We do the following procedures: plasma exchange, red cell exchange leukapheresis, stem cell harvests, photopheresis, therapeutic phlebotomies, platelet reductions, and white blood cell depletion._*WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE GOOD*_ (Key Responsibilities)* You will perform Apheresis procedures autonomously in multiple settings including critical care, emergency room, and freestanding outpatient centers.* Perform venipunctures, access central venous catheters, and access vortex and bard ports.* Act as a consultant to external health care personnel about clinical apheresis.* The American Red Cross will provide all necessary training.* No experience is required.*Standard Schedule*: Variable 1st shift Monday to Friday- 40 hrs per week - Rotating on calls_*Pay Information: *_ *We are offering a $7,000- Sign-On Bonus*_*WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED (Minimum Qualifications): *_* *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 relations skills are preferred.* *A current valid driver's license and a good driving record are required.*_*Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day by delivering lifesaving treatments and be on the forefront of cancer research!*__*BENEFITS FOR YOU:*_We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you balance your home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learning. Medical, Dental Vision plans Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts PTO + Holidays 401K with 5% match Paid Family Leave Employee Assistance Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term Service Awards and recognition_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._NRSJob Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Employee discount* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* DialysisPhysical setting:* HospitalStandard shift:* Day shiftSupplemental pay types:* Differential pay* Overtime pay* Signing bonusSupplemental schedule:* On callWeekly schedule:* Monday to FridayExperience:* Med/Surge or Critical Care: 2 years (Preferred)License/Certification:* RN (Required)* Driver's License (Required)Work Location: On the roadby Jobble

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