Nov 22, 2021

Registered Nurse - Blood Donor Center

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • United States

Job Description

Job Description

Ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) provides the best care in California.

Here world-class experts in medicine, education and research work together to deliver family-centered care half a million times each year. From primary to complex critical care, more than 350 programs and services are offered, each one specially designed for children.

The CHLA of the future is brighter than can be imagined. Investments in technology, research and innovation will create care that is personal, convenient and empowering. Our scientists will work with clinical experts to take laboratory discoveries and create treatments that are a perfect match for every patient. And together, CHLA team members will turn health care into health transformation.

Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. The work will be challenging, but always rewarding.

It’s Work That Matters.


The Transfusion Medicine Registered Nurse working in the Blood Donor Center is part of a multidisciplinary team for medical management of therapeutic apheresis patients and blood donors at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. They perform therapeutic apheresis procedures such as stem cell collection and plasma exchange, and blood collection procedures for transfusion. They participate in quality improvement projects to improve patient and blood donor care. They work closely with patients, families, blood donors, nurses, physicians, clinical lab scientists, technicians, and quality specialists at CHLA. Procedural training is provided.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in any field with an AA degree in Nursing. Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred and one year RN experience required. Blood collection, Apheresis, Dialysis, Inpatient hospital, Intensive Care Unit, or Emergency Room experience preferred.

License, Registration or Certification Required: California Registered Nurse License and American Heart Association CPR/PALS Skills Required: IV's placement and/or phlebotomy skills, Aptitude to work with technical equipment. Functions calmly, safely and capably in emergency donor room situations.

Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a leader in pediatric and adolescent health both here and across the globe. As a premier Magnet teaching hospital, you’ll find an environment that’s alive with learning, rooted in care and compassion, and home to thought leadership and unwavering support. CHLA is dedicated to creating hope and building healthier futures – for our patients, as well as for you and your career!

CHLA has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932.

At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, our work matters. And so do each and every one of our valued team members. Your race and ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation and ability make you uniquely you – and that is just who we are looking for! So, bring the best of yourself and contribute to our mission in your own unique way.

Diversity inspires innovation. Our experiences, perspectives and backgrounds allow us to better serve our patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate the differences of our team members.