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Therapeutic Apheresis Registered Nurse

Company: Michigan Blood
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYPerform Therapeutic Apheresis procedures for patients in surrounding hospitals and/or perform Cellular Therapy product collections for patients/donors in surrounding hospitals and state headquarters.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs scheduled, unscheduled, and emergent Therapeutic Apheresis procedures, which may include Therapeutic Plasma Exchange, Red Blood Cell Exchange, White Blood Cell Depletion, Platelet Depletion, Extracorporeal Photopheresis, and LDL Apheresis per SOPs and manufacturer Operator Manuals *
  • Performs Autologous and Allogeneic (related and unrelated) Cellular Therapy product collections, which may include Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells (HPC) and Mononuclear Cell (MNC) product collections, according to SOPs, manufacturer Operator Manuals, cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices), cGTP (current Good Tissue Practice), and all applicable standards per accreditation agencies*
  • Performs Granulocyte product collections according to SOPs, manufacturer Operator Manuals, cGMP, cGTP, and all applicable standards per accreditation agencies*
  • Perform apheresis procedures and cell therapy collections related to research studies, as applicable*
  • Performs Filgrastim injections for NMDP (National Marrow Donor Program) HPC donors
  • Appropriately documents all patient/donor related activities in patient/donor medical record, which may include hospital based Computerized Patient Record
  • Assists with departmental projects, which may include research, data collection, and quality projects, as assigned
  • Provides mentorship for newer staff
  • Assists with training newer staff
  • Contributes to a team environment, which may include (but is not limited to) Versiti Physicians, Department Management, Nurses, support staff, and/or Quality Specialists, in order to provide a safe and positive patient/donor experience
  • Supports and demonstrates Versiti mission, vision, and values, as well as department goals
  • Understands how applicable laws, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures impact specific job responsibilities and functions and performs assigned job functions in accordance with them to include those set forth by the FDA, HIPAA, AABB (American Association of Blood Banks), ASFA (American Society for Apheresis), FACT (Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy), and hospital standards/requirements.
  • Supports and demonstrates a customer service commitment to internal and external customers through adherence to Versiti customer service standards and processes.
  • Maintains competence through attendance at mandatory and other job-related educational opportunities
  • Participates in Quality Assurance activities
  • Contributes to Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Reviews Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), as needed
  • Performs procedural data collection, as needed
  • Additional duties, as assigned
    • Exact procedures may vary depending on stateQUALIFICATIONSEducation
      • Bachelor's degree, associate degree, or RN Diploma in Nursing required
      • Bachelor's degree preferred
      • Valid Registered Nursing license required per designated state
      • BLS Certification required
      • Valid Driver's License required for designated State and access to a vehicle
      • Certification in Qualification in Apheresis (QIA) preferred
      • American Society for Apheresis (ASFA) membership preferredExperience
      • Three years RN experience
      • Three years full time apheresis experience or five years part time apheresis experienceSkills and Knowledge
        • Excellent interpersonal communication and rapport-building skills including the ability to listen actively and respond with empathy, tact, and sensitivity
        • Ability to communicate and collaborate with others in challenging and stressful situations as well as conflict resolution skills
        • Good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks at one time while maintaining attention to detail
        • Flexibility and dedication for handling a demanding, irregular schedule and stressful situations
        • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
        • Effective problem solving and decision-making skills which demonstrate good judgment
        • Commitment to providing an exceptional patient/donor experience
        • ability to apply the basic concepts of nursing, such as pathophysiology, hemo-dynamics, fluid and electrolyte balance
        • Effective communication skills, either in person or via phone, text, and emailTools and Technology
        • Spectra Optia-- Apheresis System
        • Therakos-- Cellex-- Photopheresis System, as applicable
        • Liposorber-- LA-15 System, as applicable
        • Accessory equipment (IV pumps, blood warmers, non - invasive blood pressure monitor)
        • Personal Computer/Laptop and/or tablets
        • Smartphone
        • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software
        • Knowledge and/or experience with hospital based Computerized Patient Record systems (Cerner, EPIC, etc.) preferred

Keywords: Michigan Blood, Grand Rapids , Therapeutic Apheresis Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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