Clinical Services Nurse Specialist

  • American Red Cross
  • Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Jun 13, 2019

Job Description

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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?


Job Description:

As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We provide almost half of the nation’s blood supply, as well as humanitarian relief at home and abroad. We turn compassion into action through the care we provide our blood donors, and the spirit of service we share with our colleagues. Learn more about the life-saving impact our employees have in their communities in this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hg3XJCA8RQ0

If you share our passion for helping people, then join us in this excellent career opportunity.

Under the direction of the Medical Director and regional/ divisional program lead, has the responsibility to manage patient care for patients undergoing clinical apheresis procedures and donor apheresis collections. Act as a clinical consultant to the ordering physician in the treatment planning process.

Perform Apheresis procedures autonomously in multiple settings including critical care, emergency room and freestanding outpatient centers. Perform venipunctures, access central venous catheters, and access vortex and bard ports. Act as a consultant to external health care personnel on the subject of clinical apheresis. The American Red Cross will provide all necessary training.

Registered Nurse with current state licensure as required. A minimum of two years experience in medical/surgical or critical care nursing, or related experience, is required. Previous apheresis or dialysis experience is preferred.

Current CPR certification required. Good vein selection and venipuncture skills are essential. Good verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively discuss procedures and medical issues with patients, families, and physicians. Customer service experience, effective verbal communication and public relation skills are preferred. A current valid driver's license and good driving record are required.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day by delivering life saving treatments and be on the forefront of cancer research!

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee’s professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.

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