Professional Medical Nurse Vacancy Opportunity

Employer: Western Province Blood Transfusion Services
Introduction:

• Assist in the recruitment and bleeding of single donor platelet donors
• Screening, medical assessment and monitoring of single donor platelet donors
• Clinical management of adverse donation events in the donors
• Operation and basic understanding of apheresis machines and associated technology
• Ensuring the collection of the safest blood products possible

Description:

The Western Province Blood Transfusion Service is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to collect, process and distribute blood and blood products of the highest standards in the Western Cape.

Professional Nurse/Apheresis-General-Medical Department (Patterson Grade C2)

Purpose of the Job

Assist in the recruitment and bleeding of single donor platelet donors
Screening, medical assessment and monitoring of single donor platelet donors
Clinical management of adverse donation events in the donors
Operation and basic understanding of apheresis machines and associated technology
Ensuring the collection of the safest blood products possible
Requirements:

Minimum Requirements

Matriculation Certificate
Diploma in Nursing Science
Registration with the South African Nursing Council
A Code 8 driver’s licence without endorsements would be an added advantage
Multi-lingual
Venepuncture/phlebotomy experience is essential
Previous blood transfusion experience would be an added advantage
Computer Literate
A combination of the following skills, knowledge and attributes is required:

Good interpersonal skills and a friendly disposition
Punctuality
Accuracy in data collection
Must be able to work as part of a team
Must be able to cope in a high stress environment and be able to ‘trouble-shoot’
Skilled in customer services and the ability to deal with the public
Must be willing to work after-hours
The Western Province Blood Transfusion Service is an equal opportunity employer. Kindly visit our website, by pressing the apply button and follow the links to apply.

Please note that no emails or hand delivered applications will be accepted

Should you not receive feedback within 4 weeks of submitting your application, please consider this as unsuccessful.

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