Registered Nurse

Northridge CA



  • Utilize applicable aseptic techniques to plan, perform, and chart the following procedures in accordance with HemaCare policies and procedures
  • Automated plateletpheresis and leukapheresis including set-up, run, quality control, troubleshooting and routine maintenance.
  • White blood cell collections and other special procedures as required
  • Whole blood procedures
  • Make appropriate adjustments to apheresis machines based on product integrity and physical status of donor
  • Expertise in venous access, identification, and treatment of donor reactions
  • Expertise in blood donor medical history
  • Expertise in assessment of laboratory reports
  • Appropriate handling of information regarding positive test results
  • Ability to understand and correctly use the Blood Establishment Computer Software (BECS)
  • Review and assist staff with the evaluation, management, and documentation of donor reactions, post donation reports, risk management reports and customer complaint forms
  • Provide technical and clinical guidance to staff
  • Preparation of all paperwork related to daily production
  • Maintain positive communication with interacting departments
  • Oversee satisfactory completion of all donor records




  • Minimum of 2 years acute care nursing experience
  • 3 years previous blood banking, apheresis and phlebotomy experience preferred.
  • Associates degree in a healthcare required. BSN preferred.
  • Must have current California RN licensure
  • Current BLS certification
  • Must have good phlebotomy technique including the ability to assess the status of venous integrity, signs, and symptoms of citrate sensitivity, alterations in vasomotor state and fluid volume and inadequate coagulation of extracorporeal circuit.
  • Previous Electronic Medical Record Software (EMR) experience
  • Blood Establishment Computer Software (BECS) experience, preferred
  • Discretion in handling confidential and sensitive matters
  • Thorough knowledge of and adherence to the Company’s SOPs, Quality Plan and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs)






Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 9/24/2020
Salary $40.00/hr

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