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Manager - Blood Bank, Bone Marrow, and Stem Cell Labs

Department::Blood Bank

Schedule:Full-Time Regular
Shift:Day shift
Grade:14
Hours:8-4:30

Job Details:

Under the direction of the Medical Director of the Blood Bank/ Transfusion Services and the Director of Operations, Department: of Pathology, this position is directly responsible for the technical and administrative management of the Blood Bank/Transfusion Services Department: and its staff. The Supervisor will provide effective leadership and efficient operation in compliance with Department:al and institutional goals and coordinate, supervise and manage the activities of the Department: to ensure that high quality of laboratory services and testing are provided to patients in a timely and cost effective manner.

Develops the annual Department:al budget, prepares and presents the capital equipment request process, monitors supply and payroll budgets. Ensures the provision of blood and blood products with efficient, smooth, safe, error free performance for patient safety around the clock at the physician’s request.

Writes, implements and maintains the Blood Bank and Bone Marrow / Stem Cell procedure manuals for the Department:. Initiates and implements new policies and procedures. Is directly responsible for the bone marrow / stem cell processing lab. Is responsible for meeting regulatory requirements to maintain accreditation by AABB, CAP, FAHCT, FDA, and JCAHO. Is the liaison to the American Red Cross and other blood collection centers to insure sufficient blood and blood component inventories. Provides training in blood banking/transfusion medicine to Fellows, residents and interns and medical technology students.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Hires, supervises, trains, and evaluates staff.

Creates staffing schedules, and organ transplantation coverage to provide adequate 24-hour service seven days per week.

Assure proper maintenance of laboratory records to meet federal and state regulations, FDA, AABB, CAP, FAHCT and JCAHO Standards. Provide all statistical information as necessary.

Responsible for the day to day technical and administrative management of the Blood Bank technical lab and the

bone marrow / stem cell processing lab providing coverage 7 days per week, 24 hours per day.Manages approximately 20 medical technologists.

Level of knowledge typically acquired through a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology plus a year internship in clinical laboratories. Master’s Degree in Medical Technology strongly preferred.

EXPERIENCE

A total of 5 years’ experience. A minimum of 4 years’ experience in an AABB Accredited Blood Bank and at least 1-year supervisory experience.

Requires a Medical Technologist Certification:

MT (ASCP) - American Society of Clinical Pathologists

SBB (ASCP) - Specialist in Blood Banking


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