Media contact: Cari Dighton
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. – The American Red Cross is hosting a hiring event for mobile phlebotomists and registered nurses within American Red Cross Blood Services. Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs a blood transfusion, including individuals experiencing childbirth complications, people fighting cancer, trauma patients in emergency rooms and those battling sickle cell disease.
Join the Red Cross team and help saves lives every day with a phlebotomy career by collecting blood from healthy donors.
WHAT: Walk-in Entry Level Mobile Phlebotomist and Registered Nurse Hiring Event
Based in San Jose, Red Cross Mobile Phlebotomists and Registered Nurses help operate blood drives throughout communities in the South Bay and Central Coast of California. Applicants will need a valid driver’s license and a good driving record, and must be willing to travel to blood drives spanning the following counties: Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito.
No experience is necessary – the Red Cross provides a paid training program, and positions include a sign-on bonus of $1500, with an additional $1500 retention bonus available. Those interested are reminded to bring a resume the day of the event. Walk-ins are welcome or applicants can pre-register here.
Masks are required at the event.
WHO: If you share our passion for helping people, we invite you to join us - where your career is a force for good. To learn more about being a phlebotomist, watch this short video: rdcrss.org/lifesavingrole.
WHEN: Wednesday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: American Red Cross Central Coast Chapter – 2960 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides comfort to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; distributes international humanitarian aid; and supports veterans, military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to deliver its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.