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Registered Nurse - Peterborough

Location: 

Peterborough, ON, CA, K9J 3G2

Job category: Nursing
Job posting ID: 3077

 

​Employment status: Regular part-time

 

Classification: ONA - TOR
Salary/Rate of pay: As per ONA-TOR agreement

 

Application deadline: 2022-05-26 
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 a Regular Part-time Registered Nurse to join our dynamic Donor Centre team in Peterborough. 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

 

Qualifications:

 

  • 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

 

Benefits:

 

  • Hourly rate will be adjusted based on nursing experience
  • Payments in lieu of vacation, holidays and benefits
  • 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.