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University of Rochester Project Nurse - 225893 in Rochester, New York

Project Nurse Job ID 225893


School of Medicine & Dentistry

Full/Part Time TAR

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Regular/Temporary Regular


Time as Reported Grade 044 Pathology & Lab Medicine M&D


Position Summary:

We are currently recruiting an apheresis nurse to work at the Blood Bank donor room at Strong Memorial Hospital. This is a time as required (TAR) position supported by a Department of Defense (DOD) grant. The main responsibility of this nurse is collection of convalescent plasma via apheresis instruments from recovered COVID-19 patients. The person will report to the Medical Director of the DOD grant.


  • Registered nurse with a NY license privileges.

  • Recent clinical experience of at least 3 years.

  • Prior experience with apheresis instrumentations and plasma collection procedures.

  • Familiar with NYSDOH apheresis and plasma collection requirements.

  • Demonstrated good interpersonal communication skills, effective decision making, excellent written and verbal communications, and effective customer service skills.

  • Solid computer and data management skills.


  • Validate apheresis machines

  • Perform all quality control related requirements and maintain records

  • Coordinates activities of the convalescent plasma collection procedures including:

  • Contact possible plasma donor

  • Schedule time to discuss collection procedures with the plasma donor

  • Consent donors for plasma collection and arrange laboratory testing

  • Arrange COVID-19, antibody titer, and ABO testing

  • Arrange plasma collection with donors (twice per week)

  • Label plasma units and arrange quarantine storage

  • Maintain records of collected plasma and donors data

  • Arrange infectious testing of the collected plasma and manage invoice payment

  • Arrange donor reimbursement

  • Follow up with any donor adverse events and maintain all required medical records

  • Ensure reporting of adverse donation events to regulatory agencies are required.

  • Maintain all necessary study and IRB reports and records 5%. Coordinate workload with our donor room staff

  • Comply with blood bank safety procedures and QA requirements

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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