The Apheresis Department regular service hours are from 0700 - 1530 Monday thru Friday with limited on-call service until 2400 Monday thru Friday and 0700 - 2400 on Saturday and Sunday. The role of the Apheresis RN is to provide Apheresis procedures and nursing care during the procedures. Scheduling is flexible with call being shared among FTE and Resource staff. Apheresis RN's provide services to pediatric and adult patient population serving both hospital and clinics.
The OHSU Registered Nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The RN's care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics and meets the standards/expectations of a Professional Practice Model.
In that model, the RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, practitioner, and knowledge transferor. Professional accountability enriches the RN's engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork.
Current, unencumbered Oregon State RN license
BLS certification issues by the American Heart Association or the Military Training Network
External applicants: BSN required; Internal ONA applicants: BSN preferred
Must have graduated from a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited program, or National League for Nursing (NLN) accredited program for nurse educator roles
Experience in apheresis procedures preferred
Three years acute care hospital experience
Experience with all types of vascular access devices including PIV placement skills, Port-a-cath access, Apheresis catheters, care and maintenance of all types of vascular access devices
Use of all hospital approved clinical equipment. Significant use of computers, copies, multi-line phones, and fax
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
INS, VA-BC, Oncology certification
New Grads: (Not qualified)
Specialty Experience: Orientation plan developed after skills evaluation
Experience, but not in specialty area: Orientation plan developed after skills evaluation
Resource: Depending on related experience, orientation plan developed after skills evaluation
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