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Blood Drive RN (Registered Nurse) Volunteer

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American Red Cross

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What is a Blood Drive RN Volunteer?

  • Oversee donor eligibility and donor reactions
  • Observe donors post-donation
  • Encourage donors to use RapidPass (our mobile phone registration app)
  • Educate donors on best donation type for their blood type
  • Build relationships and recruit new volunteers
  • Ensures volunteers are familiar with donor qualifications and complications


Why does the American Red Cross need RN of Record volunteers? California regulations require that any time blood is drawn under a license - it must be under the supervision of a physician or a registered nurse trained in the procedure. Without an RN of Record volunteer - life-saving blood wouldn’t make it to our Pomona donation center where it is processed and delivered to hospitals all over California.


Qualifications:
  • RN license must be active in the state of California.
  • A warm, friendly and gracious manner with a desire to help others.
  • Good communication skills to give verbal instructions clearly, politely and accurately to donors.
  • Customer service experience preferred with a commitment to putting donor first at all times.
  • Demonstrated dependability and punctuality
  • 2 blood drives or more per month

Training: Required training sessions broken down to 2-day virtual orientation (2 hours) and then 3-days of in-person self-paced online training (8 hours each day) held at Pomona Blood Center Headquarters (total of 5 training days)
  • Note: Cannot split up the training, miss a training day, come in late or leave early from training


Email or Text: Karla Legorreta, Karla.Legorreta@redcross.org or (714) 380-7263

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About American Red Cross

Location:

600 Parkcenter Dr, Santa Ana, CA 92705, US

Mission Statement

to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Community
Crisis Support
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

600 Parkcenter DrSanta Ana, CA 92705

(33.75021,-117.83655)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Healthcare
  • Community Outreach
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Nursing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two blood drives a month
  • Medical License

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