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Therapeutic Apheresis Nurse

Company: LifeSouth Community Blood Centers
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team as a Therapeutic Apheresis Nurse in Gainesville, FL. This position is responsible for traveling to hospitals to perform apheresis procedures. Nurses will only care for one patient at a time and will work alongside hospital nurses and physicians to complete procedures. Nurses will also spend time at the LifeSouth office to coordinate upcoming apheresis procedures and organize necessary documentation.Training:Don't let a lack of apheresis experience stop you from applying! No previous apheresis experience is required. If hired, you will be given sufficient on-the-job training to learn the specialized skills this position requires. Training for this position will be conducted during regular business hours.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Coordinate and verify orders to perform therapeutic apheresis proceduresPerform routine and complex therapeutic plasma exchanges, red cell exchanges, stem cell collections, white cell depletions and platelet reductions according to standard operating procedures and physician's directionsRotation of on-call nights, weekends and holidays are an expectation of the position; will earn on-call bonusTravel to other locations outside of Gainesville to perform proceduresMaintain patient and center procedural records and billingAdminister Hepatitis B and Flu vaccinations to LifeSouth employeesMinimum Qualifications:Associates of Science/Nursing (ASN) or Bachelor's degree/Nursing (BSN)Active State of Florida Registered Nurse LicenseTwo years of experience as a nurseMust meet hospital credentialing requirementsCPR certificationRotation of on-call nights, weekends and holidays are an expectation of the position; will earn on-call bonusValid driver's license. Must also meet and maintain LifeSouth driver's eligibility requirementsMust have consistent and reliable transportationThe ideal candidate will possess:Previous apheresis, dialysis or ICU experienceThis is a full time position. Starting salary range is $60,000 - $66,000 annually plus travel and on-call bonus. Background check and drug test required. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/DFWP/Tobacco Free.The position description may not include all the duties and responsibilities of the job. Duties and responsibilities that are not listed, but which the employee may be expected to perform, will fall within the scope of the skills, knowledge and training for the position.LifeSouth is a Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace. LifeSouth is an affirmative action employer and provides equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, transgender status, gender identification, disability, status as a protected veteran, national origin, color or any other classification in accordance with federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances. LifeSouth complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).If you require any assistance to complete the application process or during the interview due to a disability, please contact the LifeSouth region where you are applying or call 1-888-795-2707 to request an accommodation. Applications may be completed at a LifeSouth facility or mailed to corporate headquarters in lieu of the on-line application process.#AO

Keywords: LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, Gainesville , Therapeutic Apheresis Nurse, Healthcare , Gainesville, Florida

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