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Registered Nurse, RN

Company: Vitalant
Location: Redding
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

$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 blood drives.

$10,000 Sign-On Bonus!! Paid after 30 days, 90 days, and 12 months

PRIMARY PURPOSE:
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 operations.

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.

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 location.

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 Operating Procedures.

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 the collections.

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 assigned.

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
    COVID-19 POLICY

    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

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Knowledge/Education
    Associate's degree required.

    Licenses/Certifications
    RN license required.
    Valid in-state driver's license preferred.

    Experience
    Six months previous work experience in a healthcare related position preferred.

    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.
    Basic working knowledge of Windows operating system, keyboard usage, and PC.
    Must be able to read and comprehend written procedures and instructions.
    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 team member.
    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
    Preferred
    Job Industries
    • Customer Service

Keywords: Vitalant, Redding , Registered Nurse, RN, Healthcare , Redding, California

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