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Registered Nurse

Company: LifeSouth Community Blood Centers
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team as a Registered 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 procedures
- Perform 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 directions
- Rotation of on-call nights, weekends and holidays are an expectation of the position; will earn on-call bonus
- Travel to other locations outside of Gainesville to perform procedures
- Maintain patient and center procedural records and billing
- Administer Hepatitis B and Flu vaccinations to LifeSouth employees Minimum Qualifications:
- Associates of Science/Nursing (ASN) or Bachelor's degree/Nursing (BSN)
- Active State of Florida Registered Nurse License
- Two years of experience as a nurse
- Must meet hospital credentialing requirements
- CPR certification
- Rotation of on-call nights, weekends and holidays are an expectation of the position; will earn on-call bonus
- Valid driver's license. Must also meet and maintain LifeSouth driver's eligibility requirements
- Must have consistent and reliable transportation
- Must be vaccinated against COVID to comply with hospital regulations The ideal candidate will possess:
- Previous apheresis, dialysis or ICU experience Competitive Benefits Package:
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plan
- Health, dental, vision, supplemental life, cancer, accident and disability insurance
- Health Savings Account (HSA) with employer match
- Retirement plan
- Wellness program with incentives and HSA rewards This is a full time position. Starting salary range is $67,500 - $74,250 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. #NUR

Keywords: LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, Gainesville , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Gainesville, Florida

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