Apheresis Specialty Nurse-FT, Days, 10AWS

Children's Hospital of Orange County Orange, CA
Reporting to the Nursing Manager, this position is responsible for the planning and delivery of family-centered patient care utilizing the nursing process: assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Responsible for directing and coordinating nursing care for blood and apheresis donors and patients undergoing apheresis based on established clinical nursing practice standards. Collaborate with patient/family/blood donors and other professional disciplines. Create a partnership to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery for the achievement of mutually desired patient outcomes. Support the organization's vision and mission. Promote and provide excellence in nursing care.

Minimum Required

* Graduation from an accredited school of Registered Nursing; Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) (effective on all offers made after November 1, 2015)

* Knowledge of and ability to provide appropriate family-centered patient care based upon age appropriateness and cultural and spiritual needs

* Excellent customer satisfaction skills

* Effective communication skills

* Ability to prioritize and complete duties in a timely and organized manner

* Ability to work collaboratively and in a positive manner with others

* Ability to prepare timely and accurate documentation and reports

* Ability to perform work according to CHOC policies and procedures, professional standards of care, and applicable laws

* Demonstrate flexibility and creativity in response to unexpected changes in work load/staffing

* Ability to set goals and judge results in accordance with the highest standards; care with sensitivity and respect; advance care through development of new ideas and technology; promote teamwork to achieve CHOC's mission; and understand and exceed customer expectations

* Registered Nurse-California

* Basic Life Support

* Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Preferred

* 2 years acute care nursing experience

* 2 years experience in the clinical specialty of apheresis, including whole blood and donor apheresis collections, and therapeutic apheresis

* Pediatric acute care nursing experience preferred

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