New York Blood Center

  • RN Cord Blood- Floater

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    At New York Blood Center, one of the most comprehensive blood centers in the world, our focus is on cultivating excellence by merging cutting-edge innovation with diligent customer service, groundbreaking research, and comprehensive program and service development. Join us as we work towards meeting and exceeding the growing needs of our diverse communities, further our lifesaving strategic goals in a rapidly changing environment, and expand our impact on the local, national, and global communities we serve.


    As a key member of our National Cord Blood Program, and reporting to the RN Supervisor, Nurse Manager and the Medical Director of the Program, you will work with delivering mothers to present and explain the Program to them, collect cord blood units, discuss and obtain informed consents, and review medical records of mothers and infants. Your role is crucial because you represent the entire Program at the collection hospitals and you provide detailed information that impacts the safety of the cord blood products.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Represent the National Cord Blood Program at the collection sites and develop/maintain excellent working relationships with the OB services
    • Enroll new mothers to the Program
    • Explain the Program procedures and discuss the informed consent in detail so that mothers are comfortable with all aspects of the Program  
    • Interview mothers to obtain medical histories and confidential/sensitive information
    • Collect cord blood using aseptic technique, and maternal blood samples as needed
    • Provide input on Program procedures and proposed changes
    • Compile data on enrolled mothers
    • Train new staff members


    To qualify, you must have a current NYS RN License, practical experience in a hospital setting (preferably OB-GYN), and be proficient in all the hospital activities related to the Program following orientation, educational training, and competency training. Ability to gather pertinent information from mothers, support enrollment efforts, and help mothers feel at ease providing extremely sensitive and confidential information are all essential. Excellent decision-making, oral/written communication, organizational, and PC skills are expected. The position will be based at New York Presbyterian Hospital NYC.


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