The H/O Program-Apheresis Specialist will deliver competent and skilled care to patients and families according to their identified needs. Nursing care is based on the nursing process and augments the medical plan of treatment. The Apheresis Specialist will use education, experience and analytical judgment to perform the duties of clinical apheresis procedures, recognizing technical and process problems and ensuring test systems are functioning properly within the expected parameters. The Apheresis Specialist will lead the 5NT Procedure Team. Leading this team will involve management of staff, resources and schedules to perform moderate sedation procedures successfully. Schedules are dependent on the patient's need. This position will also staff hours, rotate on-call and perform other duties as assigned to meet the Apheresis Program and hospital goals. Time may be allocated to 5NT or Infusion Center cost centers if the need arises.
Bachelors degree in nursing is required
Minimum of 1 year of pediatric nursing is required
Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas
Chemotherapy certification is required within 6 months
CPR - BLS and PALS are required
Internal Number: 54404-46481
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.