Clinical Nurse (RN), Apheresis 1.0 (48270)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours: 1.0/80
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Hours in Shift: 10
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Req: 48270

Job Description

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse, RN), Apheresis Department

This is a specialized unit where patients undergoing therapeutic procedures such as plasma exchange therapy, cell depletions, red cell exchange. In addition this unit works with the bone marrow transplant program collecting stem cells for transplant. Another patient population targeted is the graft versus host disease, dermatological disorders and lung transplant rejection, and requiring Photopheresis. These procedures are carried out both in-patient and outpatient adult and pediatric population.

The Clinical Nurse (CN) is an Registered Nurse (RN) who provides hands-on care to patients, practicing in an evidence- based manner, within the Scope of Practice of the California Nursing Practice Act, regulatory requirements, standards of care, and hospital policies. Within that role, the CN performs all steps of the nursing process including assessing patients; interpreting data; planning, implementing, and evaluating care; coordinating care with other providers; and teaching the patient and family the knowledge and skills needed to manage their care and prevent complications. The CN partners with the patient's family wherever possible, considering all aspects of care, to deliver family centered care. As a professional, monitors the quality of nursing care provided
Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
- Graduate from an accredited nursing program, BSN preferred
- Minimum of 1 or more years of acute care experience
- Strong analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills required
- Excellent IV skills
- Apheresis experience
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively in a complex health care environment
- Current California Registered Nurse (RN) license
- Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BCLS at time of hire

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