Registered Nurse Job at Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

Job at: Registered Nurse Job at Australian Red Cross Lifeblood
Location: Coffs Harbour, NSW, AU, 2450, Australia
Date Posted:05.11.2023

About Company

Australian Red Cross Lifeblood is a division of the Australian Red Cross. We’re an organisation committed to providing life-giving essence to support the everyday well-being of all Australians. We’ll always be there for Australia. Not just by giving blood, but through our clinical excellence, Registered Nurse Job at Australian Red Cross Lifeblood commitment to education and our ongoing investment in research and development. We’re a team of experts who deliver safe, high quality products time and time again. We work tirelessly to develop innovative solutions; whether it be for blood, organ matching, tissue typing or donated breast milk. We’re here to support all Australians — from the youngest to the most vulnerable —when they need us. We’re united through the power of humanity to build a healthier nation. What we do is only possible through the generous donations of almost half a million unpaid voluntary donors. They’re incredible. They’re indispensable. Without them, we can’t deliver the essential services critical to the health of Australians. Registered Nurse Job at Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

Job Description

Our Coffs Harbour Donor Centre is seeking a Registered Nurses with fantastic customer-facing experience and a genuine passion to deliver an exceptional service to our donors. As a Registered Nurse, you will support our donors through their donation process, while working collaboratively to achieve collection targets. A day in the centre could see you:  

  • Greet and interview potential donors to understand their eligibility and suitability to donate 
  • Complete routine blood pressure and haemoglobin tests 
  • Set up machines, various tubing and collection bags 
  • Insert and remove needles safely to collect whole blood, plasma, and platelets 
  • Provide clinical oversight and guide other team members in the blood collection process 
  • Manage adverse donor reactions by providing instructions and physical assistance 
  • Monitor donors post-donation and assist them to rebook for their next donation

Our paid and flexible self-paced training program has a balance between on-the-job practice and online class schedules to ensure that you are well supported. Besides having a real passion to deliver an amazing donor experience, you’ll need to be able to:  

  • Occasionally lift between 9-22.7kgs 
  • Frequently stand, walk and bend to set up and pack down machines and blood products 
  • Use your nursing expertise and hold a current AHPRA registration 
  • Be flexible to work varied shifts on a fortnightly rotating roster from Monday to Saturday/Sunday
Registered Nurse Job at Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

Desired Skills and Experience

We’re a diverse and inclusive bunch. We’re proud to foster an environment where all people can come together to achieve their very best. We place our employees wellbeing at the forefront and express gratitude and care for one another. As part of the Lifeblood team, you’ll have access to:

  • A range of salary packaging benefits including the option to package up to $15,900 of your salary
  • Ability to purchase additional annual leave
  • Discounted private health cover with fantastic corporate benefit
  • Discounted access to 1,430+ gyms & pools all over Australia
  • Employee Assistance Program; Free, 24/7 and confidential health, safety and wellbeing support
  • Discounts and benefits with selected retail outlets, department stores, attractions, travel, cinemas, restaurants eyewear and more

Excited to join us? Apply now and discover a career filled with life-changing possibilities.