Registered Nurse, RN
Posted on: June 25, 2022
$42.12 - 45.40 hourly (depending on experience)
Vitalant is where donors, talent and innovation meet to save and
improve lives. We are the nation's largest independent, nonprofit
blood services provider exclusively focused on providing lifesaving
blood and comprehensive transfusion medicine services for about 900
hospitals and their patients across the U.S. We seek team members
who want to make a difference in people's lives while furthering
their careers. At Vitalant you can expect competitive compensation,
paid time off and other benefits. Take your first step to joining
our dedicated team by applying today.
We are looking for a full time RN to work 5 (8 hour days) a week.
This is a great opportunity for a new nurse graduate or a nurse
wanting to work in a less acute setting in a community-based health
care position. Our donors are healthy and amazing! We also offer
excellent benefits, time off and 401k matching!
Address of work location: 2680 Larkspur Lane, Redding, CA
You will need to be able to work 2 weekends per month. Paid
Training will be provided in Mather, CA. We provide paid hotel
accomodations and meal/mileage reimbursement. You will receive
shift differentials for working weekends and company holidays.
Note - travel will be 40-60% while in training the first 4-6 months
as you will learn whole blood donation procedures on our mobile
$10,000 Sign-On Bonus!! Paid after 30 days, 90 days, and 12
This position is responsible for performing duties related to the
efficient, safe, and compliant collection of blood and blood
products. This position works collaboratively as a member of the
team and in alignment with the values of the organization. Ensures
compliance with SOP, FDA and AABB standards during blood collection
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and
external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of
Assures quality customer service to all customers.
Maintains good attendance and punctuality per the absence
Maintains awareness and follows all safety procedures, as outlined
by the company.
Performs all duties related to the collection and handling of blood
and blood products (e.g., load, set-up, tear down, advanced
eligibility calculations, and daily quality control). Packs blood
products for temporary storage and transportation to processing
Performs donor interviews and appropriately determines donation
eligibility. Performs donor rebooking activities.
Performs whole blood phlebotomy of donors, apheresis red cell,
plasma and platelet collections in accordance with Standard
Provides explanation to donors concerning deferrals and other
questions the donor may have regarding eligibility. Consults with
management, as necessary.
Performs all aspects of Therapeutic collections (i.e. Dendreon,
Granulocytes) and the administering of medication associated with
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. Participates
in required staff meetings and huddles.
Maintains and ensures equipment, vehicles, and facilities are in
good working order. Maintains a clean and organized work area and
ensures records are accurate and complete. Drives the company
vehicle, as needed
Demonstrates excellent communication skills in accordance with
current customer service standards to represent a positive image
for the company.
Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as
DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION AT VITALANT
Vitalant is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive
workplace built on a foundation of respect, integrity, teamwork,
and excellence. Through our DEI strategic plan, we create
opportunities for employees of all backgrounds to feel valued, seen
and heard. We believe this mission drives creativity and
innovation, as employees experience an environment conducive to
personal growth and career development.
VITALANT OFFERS A COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE
- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
- HSA, FSA and 410K retirement savings plans
- Paid Time Off
- Commuter benefits
- Employee assistance program
As an essential operation to the nation's healthcare infrastructure
and a science-based organization, Vitalant believes that being
vaccinated helps provide protection and care for our employees, our
donors, their families, and the broader community. Vitalant
requires employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of
employment. Individuals applying for this position should be
prepared to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination mandates of
Vitalant and accordingly, will need to have received the full
series of vaccinations two weeks prior to the first date of
employment unless an approved exemption exists prior to start.
EEO including disability and veterans
Associate's degree required.
RN license required.
Valid in-state driver's license preferred.
Six months previous work experience in a healthcare related
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.
Basic working knowledge of Windows operating system, keyboard
usage, and PC.
Must be able to read and comprehend written procedures and
Must be able to work flexible shifts, varied schedules, overtime,
weekends, and holidays as needed.
Must have good customer service and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work in a team environment and participate as an active
Ability to travel, as required.
Attention to detail.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to navigate electronic devices/equipment.
Must be trained and knowledgeable in using and maintaining
equipment associated with the collection of whole blood, automated
red cell/plasma and apheresis components.Required
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