Registered Nurse Job at Australian Red Cross

Job at: Registered Nurse Job at Australian Red Cross
Location: Wangaratta, VIC, Australia
Date Posted:13.11.2023

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, commitment to education and our ongoing investment in research and development. Registered Nurse Job at Australian Red Cross We’re a team of experts who deliver safe, high quality products time and time again. Jobs in Australia, 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

Job Description

Our Shepparton Donor Centre are seeking a Registered Nurse 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, Jobs in Australia, 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
Registered Nurse Job at Australian Red Cross

Desired Skills and Experience

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

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