Registered Nurse - Plasmapheresis

by London Health Sciences Centre

Reference #: 102319
Position Type: Regular, Part-time
Remote work options: No
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Jul 08, 2024
London Health Sciences Centre

Job Description

Posting Period


Open:         July 9, 2024

Deadline:   July 24, 2024


This position is covered by a collective agreement.  Applications from outside the bargaining unit are welcome but can only be considered if the position is not filled from within this bargaining unit.

Department Name



The Plasmapheresis Unit provides apheresis procedures for both Victoria and UH sites. Procedures performed include plasma exchange (adult and paediatrics), stem cell collection, RBC exchange, LDL apheresis, and leukapheresis. On call is also a requirement of this position.

The successful incumbent will report to the Manager of the Plasmapheresis Unit which is part of the LHSC Regional Renal Program.

Regular Part-Time

Rate of Pay:   $39.07 per hour - $56.00 per hour


  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Proof of a current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course: BLS-HCP (C)
  • Certificate in Nephrology from the Canadian Nurses Association an asset
  • Four (4) years recent Surgical/Medical care nursing experience
  • Recent apheresis experience, including both adult and paediatric plasma exchange, stemcell collection, RBC exchange, and leukopheresis, is preferred
  • Recent Critical Care nursing experience preferred
  • Demonstrated expert venipuncture and IV insertion skills
  • Demonstrated excellent clinical skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills with the ability to establish priorities and adjust to changing patient needs
  • Previous experience in working as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with members of the multidisciplinary team and with patients and their families.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, critical thinking, decision-making, and conflict resolution skills with the ability to express ideas clearly, confidently and directly and work through conflicts/differences in a respectful way
  • Ability to recognize own feelings, express them fully and constructively manage own feelings in challenging and emotionally charged situations
  • Ability to express ideas clearly, confidently and directly and work through conflicts and differences in a respectful way
  • Ability to understand the feelings, concerns and needs of other people, demonstrate care and interest towards them and establish and maintain productive relationships
  • Ability to stay effective and resilient when dealing with adverse circumstances and multiple demands
  • Ability to demonstrate an optimistic disposition toward new experiences and change in general
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency with Automated Clinical Systems
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC’s vision, purpose and values
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:  

  • Before beginning employment at LHSC, all new hires will be required to: 
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis;  
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step);  
  • Provide proof of Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccination reflective of Ontario Health’s current definition of being fully vaccinated  
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If interested in this role, please apply with a resume that outlines all current and previous experience relevant to the position. 


We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. ?LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from equity-denied groups including Indigenous people, racialized people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. LHSC is also committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive recruitment process.? Upon individual request, we will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to reasonably accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities, while maintaining a fair, consistent and equitable recruitment approach.? Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Recruitment Services at 519-685-8500, extension #34321 or


As part of the selection process applicants may be required to complete an examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.  


Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 6 months. 


Please be advised, if you are seeking employment on a temporary work or study permit we recommend reviewing work permit restrictions as it applies to healthcare organizations in Canada. As per the Government of Canada, LHSC is considered a hospital/healthcare organization, even if an employee is functioning in a non-patient facing role. Individuals on a work or study permit seeking employment in this sector may be required to complete additional steps in the process, including but not limited to a medical exam, which may also apply to employees looking to renew their work permits. It is the employee’s accountability to ensure they are adhering to their specific work permit restrictions, and we encourage all candidates and LHSC employees to be proactive and review restrictions as soon as possible as it could be a lengthy process. 

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   London Health Sciences Centre
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