MD Anderson Cancer Center Vocational Nurse - Donor Operations in Houston, Texas
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Provides direct and indirect care to donors as a member of the nursing team.
Explains blood collection process to Donors.
Ensures donors are evaluated using all current regulatory guidelines.
Ensuring patient acceptability by performing physical examinations.
Take medical history while maintaining donor confidentiality.
Provide Donor Education regarding general health assessment.
Monitor Donations for injuries and/or adverse events.
Partners with the Transfusion Medicine Physicians to ensure donor safety and appropriate follow-up to testing results and any adverse reactions.
Organizes and prioritizes work of donor team.
Trains, coaches and assists team members to ensure optimum donor care and efficient use of resources.
Able to perform multiple tasks while working in a fast paced environment.
Other duties as assigned
Completion of an approved school of vocational practical nursing. No experience. Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) by the Texas Board of Nursing.Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. Preferred: American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) or PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certification as required by patient care area. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 151839
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Work Week: Day/Evening, Days
Fund Type: Hard
Work Location: Onsite
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 39,500
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 49,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 59,500
Science Jobs: No