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Apheresis Registered Nurse
Ref No.: 18-14246
Location: Orange, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 10/22/2018
Start: 10/22/2018
Terms: TBD
Shift: 10 Hours, Days

  • Unsanctioned RN CA license
  • Required: BLS, PALS, IV Start, Tele, PICC & Ports, 1 yr Call Required - rotate weekend call.
  • Must have experience with Therapeutic Apheresis

Unit Details:
  • For travel position Cellular Therapy Program blood donor collections excellent blood draw skills Central Lines /ports a must give blood products during procedures pediatric acute care nursing experience preferred will consider candidates with adult experience in Apheresis blood donor nurses.
  • Mobile blood collection experience will be considered if they have ICU or heme onc experience for travel position strong clinical skills with any of the 3 Onc/ICU/dialysis experience for consideration for perm procedures or donor center.
  • Platelet apheresis.
  • Same device inpatient/ and outpatient light sedation for patients give Ca Gluconate / Albumin/ Replacement fluids/ Blood Products Donor Center.
  • Call 911 for emergencies equipment training.
  • Technology based 150 procedures per year.
  • Average 8 hours per treatment per patient and up to 5 procedures per patient Therapeutic apheresis is an extracorporeal treatment that selectively removes cells or other targeted abnormal substances from circulation;
  • It is used for the treatment of conditions in which a pathogenic substance or component in the blood is causing morbidity.

Patient Population:
  • 25% Therapeutic Apheresis (procedures in acute care)/ 75% blood donor Center.
  • 6 donor loungers (6 blood donors at one time)patient clinical services sent to the acute care therapeutic Apheresis procedures
  • Donor center to stem cell, red cell machines at bedside in the patient rooms.
  • 8 month.
  • Adults 50 year old onc patients, hem/onc. Main CHOC only.
  • Will consider blood donor experience only.
  • If candidate has experience in acute care area.

Additional Information:
  • Onc/ dialysis / ICU experience Strong candidates with acute care experience in any of these areas will be considered if strong skills.
  • Onc/ dialysis/ or ICU highly regulated FDA.
  • Foundation for Accreditation for Cellular Therapy.
  • 3 years re-accredit.
  • Need highly detailed focused documentation