Job category: Nursing
Job posting ID: 2535
Employment status: Regular part-time
Classification: ONA - TOR
Salary/Rate of pay: As per ONA-TOR agreement
Application deadline: 2022-01-28
This position is open to: Internal and External applicants
Somewhere in Canada there’s a life you can save.
Be part of a dynamic, collaborative and caring organization committed to saving and improving the lives of Canadians. Thousands of Canadians depend on us every day for reliable access to safe blood, plasma, stem cells and organs and tissues.
Join Canada’s Lifeline and make a meaningful difference every day.
About the role
Canadian Blood Services is looking for two Part-time Registered Nurses to join our dynamic Donor Centre team in Toronto. The work of a Registered Nurse is integral to Canadian Blood Services role as Canada’s Lifeline. In this role, you will be performing duties related to the collection of blood (whole blood, autologous, directed, apheresis blood components), and sample collections as requested at permanent, mobile and satellite sites in a professional and courteous manner.
Key responsibilities include:
Performing donor assessment/health screening procedures to determine donor eligibility status
Performing phlebotomy for whole blood and apheresis, as required
Providing generalized assistance and support to the Donor Centre
Delivering outstanding customer service
Graduate of an accredited nursing program is required
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Ontario
Two years previous nursing experience preferred
Ability to communicate effectively with staff, donors and volunteers
Ability to establish priorities and organize workload
Strong customer service orientation
Must be flexible to accommodate assigned shifts which are based on operational needs; it can include days, evenings, weekends and holidays
Hourly rate will be adjusted based on nursing experience
Payments in lieu of vacation and holidays
Option to join the defined benefits pension plan
Employee discounts, wellness programs and more
Diversity and inclusion play a vital role in ensuring health equity for patients across Canada. We are committed to reflecting Canada’s population in our organization and fostering an environment where all employees can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to succeed and contribute.
To protect the health and safety of its employees, all Canadian Blood Services’ employees are required to be fully vaccinated (COVID-19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights grounds.
If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply! This could be your first step towards a meaningful and inspiring career. Come to work each day knowing that you save lives.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those considered for an interview or those invited to participate in an assessment (such as testing) will be contacted. Applicants who require accommodation should discuss their needs with us.