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Registered Nurse (Therapeutic Apheresis)

American Red Cross
United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
February 23, 2023
Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home. 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? **** As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment **** Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!

Job Description:

Why Choose Us?
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 depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. At the American Red Cross, you will enjoy a collaborative work culture committed to the diversity of our people, programs, and services. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.

Pay Information: We are offering a $7,000- Sign-On Bonus

What You'll Do:

At the American Red Cross, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission. When you join our team, you can help save lives every day. You'll be part of a like-minded team that shares a passion for making a difference and a work environment that supports growth, learning, and success.

This position is a unique opportunity to provide 1-on-1 care to patients in a specialty area (Therapeutic Apheresis). Our nurses get to work collaboratively with physicians and act that the go-between for the physician and the patient. You will get to travel to different hospitals and Red Cross sites around the Penn/Jersey area which Covers SE Penn (Bucks, Montgomery, Chester County, Delaware county, and the city of Philadelphia) the state of DE, and NJ (from Cape May County up to Northern New Jersey.) We do the following procedures: plasma exchange, red cell exchange leukapheresis, stem cell harvests, photopheresis, therapeutic phlebotomies, platelet reductions, and white blood cell depletion.

You will 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 about clinical apheresis. The American Red Cross will provide all necessary training. No experience is required.

What We Need From You:

  • 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 preferred.
  • 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 relations skills are preferred.
  • A current valid driver's license and a good driving record are required.

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

What's In It For You?

We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.

  • Medical, Dental Vision plans
  • Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts
  • PTO + Holidays
  • 401K with 4% match
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Employee Assistance
  • Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
  • Service Awards and recognition

Commitment to Your Health & Safety-COVID-19:
The American Red Cross requires all new hires be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. This means that all individuals working for the organization must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start of their employment OR have begun the vaccination process prior to their start date. Upon being offered a position, individuals will be required to submit proof of vaccination. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons, you may qualify for an exemption. If seeking an exemption, you will be required to submit documentation and your request must be approved prior to hire.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
The American Red Cross aspires to be an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion by creating and maintaining a diverse, high-performing workforce of employees and volunteers who reflect all communities we serve; by cultivating a collaborative, inclusive and respectful work environment that empowers all contributors; and by leveraging diverse partnerships - all of which helps to ensure culturally competent service delivery supported by effective community leadership and engagement. The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural groups for employees and volunteers. From our Latino Resource Group, Umoja, Asian American & Pacific Islanders, and Red Cross Pride, to the Ability Network, Veterans+ and our Women's Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.

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.

Interested in Volunteering?

Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.

Visit to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.

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