Registered Nurse (RN)
Posted on: January 7, 2019
Registered Nurse (RN) Do you want to be a part of a life saving organization? Since 1948, BloodSource (West Division of Blood Systems) has proudly served as a leader in the blood banking industry. We are a globally-recognized leader in blood transfusion medicine and scientific advancements within our industry. Our Mission BloodSource is committed to growing with our communities and to consistently provide a readily available, safe blood supply. We do this by doing what's right: Meeting the needs of patients, physicians, hospitals and donors. Blood donations provide life-saving treatments to accident victims, surgery patients, cancer patients and many others in need. Thanks to the generosity of donors throughout Northern and Central California, we are the source of nearly every drop of blood used in over 40 hospitals in the region. BloodSource donors from Merced to the Oregon border, from Solano County east to Lake Tahoe, are a lifesaving source close to home and across the nation to help other blood centers unable to go it alone. At BloodSource, we remain steadfast in our commitment to collect, test, process and deliver the safest blood and blood components - wherever the need, whenever the need. Vision and Values BloodSource promotes a value system that ensures quality and integrity in all endeavors. Outstanding customer service; response to crises big and small: a safe and respectful environment for staff and guests; a commitment to research; education and training; and providing opportunities for community volunteerism are the values that allow us to meet the demand for a safe and adequate blood supply. Our vision is to be the model blood services provider as we strive to improve patient health with precious resources of blood. If you are looking for a full time career outside of Acute Care that will save lives every day while working with the healthy community - this is the job for you! Transfusion Medicine is also a great career for the New Nurse Graduate! We are looking for a Registered Nurse to add to our Chico Donor Center located at 555 Rio Lindo Ave, Chico, Ca 95926. 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. REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge/ Education High School graduate or GED required. Licenses/ Certifications RN where required by law or SOP. Valid in-state driver's license preferred. 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. 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 or call 1- 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. For more EEO information about applicant rights click here For information about Pay Transparency rights click here Our organization participates in E-Verify, for more information click here 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. . . .
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