Children's National is seeking Apheresis RNs and CPCs!
Children's National Health System
January 4, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Children's National is the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, D.C. area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and is consistently ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in America by U.S.News and World Report.
We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. From our main hospital to our outpatient centers and primary care facilities, we are dedicated to serving children’s health needs in any illness or injury.
As the nation’s children’s hospital, the mission of Children’s National Medical Center is to excel in Care, Advocacy, Research and Education. We accomplish this through providing a quality health care experience for our patients and families, improving health outcomes for children regionally, nationally, and internationally, and leading the creation of innovative solutions to pediatric health challenges.
Our Children’s Nursing Team in the Apheresis Department is recruiting nursing staff. Looking for further opportunities to specialize your practice? Looking for a career change to continue to grow in your career in a multidisciplinary learning environment? Join the Apheresis nursing team today!
Our Apheresis Program has earned FACT accreditation. As such, our patients can rest assured that we are committed to quality patient care.
We are seeking Registered Nurses (RN) and Clinical Program Coordinators (CPC)!
Some highlights of being a Children’s Apheresis RN include:
Comprehensive onsite training program with many educational opportunities
Ability to practice autonomously while caring for patients in a detailed oriented environment
Ability to care for complex patients in a range of clinical settings (outpatient, acute care, critical care)
A collaborative work environment
Primarily Monday-Friday daytime work hours
Responsibilities of an Apheresis RN include performing procedures such as Red Cell Exchanges, Therapeutic Plasma Exchange, Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell collections, Extracorporeal Photopheresis, Granulocyte Collections, and all procedures related to treatment through Transfusion Medicine. Additional opportunities include participating in internal/external committees and professional organizations, and participating in the performance improvement process with the Apheresis team. Ideal candidates will have Critical Care, Emergency Room, and/or Dialysis experience but willing to provide detailed and comprehensive training to any interested qualified candidate.
The Clinical Apheresis Program Coordinator will work closely with a pediatric-dedicated apheresis group of physicians, nurses, technicians and quality coordinators to perform therapeutic apheresis procedures for patients with a wide variety of conditions. Our FACT Accredited program performs stem cell collections, and performs ECP for patients with GVHD. Our Coordinator will work closely with our inpatient and outpatient nursing teams to ensure apheresis procedures are performed in an efficient manner, with an emphasis on maintaining and exceeding quality standards. Our Coordinator will work with the Blood Bank to ensure that products are appropriate and available in a timely fashion for emergent and routine procedures. Our Coordinator will help adhere to and advance an apheresis-specific Quality Program by providing compliance oversight, authoring and reviewing procedures and providing apheresis-specific education throughout the institution. The Coordinator is the expert within the program and helps coordinate new staff orientation, education and functions as a trainer. This position has a dotted line reporting relationship to Nursing and will coordinate with Manager and Nursing Executive to ensure consistent institution-wide compliance with standards of nursing practice. Available for after hours, weekend, holiday, and on-call when needed for therapeutic apheresis.
Interested in making a change in your career? Contact Mia Venson, Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant, to receive more information: email@example.com or 301.830.7629.
For these positions, we seek at least 2 years for the RN position and at least 5 years for the CPC position. Two (2) years of apheresis, dialysis, ICU, Bone-marrow Transplant, Hematology/Oncology, or similar experience preferred.
Children's National is the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and is consistently ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in America by U.S.News and World Report.
We’re more than just a hospital, w...e’re a health system for kids. From our main hospital to our outpatient centers and primary care facilities, we are dedicated to serving children’s health needs in any illness or injury.