The Nurse II performs Nursing Procedures within the RPCI Therapeutic Apheresis unit. Performs Therapeutic Apheresis procedures in both inpatient and out-patient settings. Routine procedures include: Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Collection, Donor Lymphocyte Collection, Leukocyte Reduction, Plasma Exchanges and Photopheresis utilizing multiple apheresis technology devices. Executes Therapeutic Phlebotomy procedures. Executes routine direct patient management procedures including IV administration, drug administration, Blood Product Transfusion, and laboratory test sample procurement. While executing collection procedures maintains donor and product safety while adhering to all compliance mandated by State, Federal and accrediting agencies. This role includes a routine on-call rotation inclusive of weekends. This position will include cross-training assignment within the Roswell Park Blood Donor Collection center. Performs Blood Donor qualification screening and blood product collection procedures in the RPCI Donor Center utilizing venipuncture and apheresis techniques. Routine responsibilities include donor eligibility screening, assessment, venous access, procedure initiation, donor monitoring, and procedure documentation. Other routine duties include equipment set up/breakdown, blood product transport preparation, and donor management during collection procedures. Primary Function: Performs phlebotomy and venipuncture for Whole Blood and Plateletpheresis procedures for the purpose of providing blood products for RPCI patients; monitors donors throughout whole blood and plateletpheresis procedures; maintains donor and product safety while adhering to all compliance mandated by State, Federal, and other accrediting agencies.
Applicants must have a License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York and have graduated from an accredited school of nursing. In addition, applicants must have either one year of full-time oncology experience; one year of full time critical care experience; or three years of medical surgical experience in an acute care setting. The preferred candidate will posses the following: NYS licensed as a Registered Nurse; Previous experience in apheresis procedures or dialysis; Previous critical care experience; Excellent customer service and communication skills; Ability to work with diverse populations; Previous experience in a Blood Collection facility; and previous Phlebotomy experience.
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