Under direct supervision of a licensed physician, this position
is responsible for performing advanced clinical procedures that may
include therapeutic apheresis procedures, intra-operative
auto-transfusion procedures and/or stem cell, granulocyte and
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs
and external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention
Assures quality customer service to all customers.
Maintains good attendance and punctuality per the absence
Is responsible for the receipt and processing of therapeutic
orders from Community Physicians, arrangements for necessities of a
procedure, such as ordering labs, fluids and materials, and
assistance with the development, implementation, and evaluation of
new and existing methodologies. Performs therapeutic apheresis
procedures on patients under supervision of a licensed UBS
Performs Therapeutic Plasma Exchange procedures according to
Performs Red Blood Cell Exchange procedures according to
Performs Leukocyte Reduction procedures according to SOPs.
Performs Platelet Reduction procedures according to SOPs.
Performs Prosorba Column therapy procedures according to
Performs Photopheresis procedures according to SOPs.
Performs intraoperative autotransfusion under the supervision of
a licensed physician. Is responsible for monitoring patient blood
loss, assessing appropriate time for washing of salvaged blood and
communicating to anesthesia and operating room nursing staff the
blood volume processed and returned to the patient.
Is responsible for the receipt and processing of collection
orders from Community Physicians, National Marrow Donor Program
(NMDP), hospital transfusion services, and the administration of
drugs, and donor evaluation for the collection and mobilization
Performs stem cell collections on donors or patients according
Performs granulocyte collections on donors according to
Performs lymphocyte collections on donors according to SOPs.
Performs any new hemapheresis procedure approved for clinical
use, as required.
Participates in department research projects, trials and data
Participates in customer, patient, donor and family
Anticipates and responds to unique clinical situations according
Maintains accurate, complete and legible records following the
principles of current Good Clinical Practices and related Clinical
Practices policies and procedures of the institutions where the
procedures are performed.
Participates in quality assurance activities, as indicated.
Trains staff, as required.
Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as
Associate's degree required.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Knowledge of rationale and techniques relating to assigned
Associates Degree in Nursing or Diploma from an accredited
School of Nursing required.
Current CPR certification required.
Valid driver's license required.
Previous apheresis experience preferred.
Previous acute hospital experience preferred.
Phlebotomy experience preferred.
Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform
all assigned duties and responsibilities.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
Must be able to understand, follow, and give precise written and
verbal instructions, and perform all activities safely.
Ability to work in a team environment and participate as an
active team member.
Able to organize, prioritize, and execute a variable workload
and multiple priorities.
Must be able to work flexible shifts.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
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Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action
employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment
process because of a medical condition or disability, please send
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All candidates who receive a conditional written offer of
employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test
in accordance with the Company's established guidelines.