Houchin Community Blood Bank is currently recruiting for a full time Quality Assurance Director.
Under minimal direction, this position is responsible for the review of the quality systems and compliance in all areas of technical and clinical operations. The Director participates in operational excellence and other performance improvement initiatives. He or she oversees staff participation in performance improvement initiatives, to include data and process analysis, and also serves as a resource to operations on quality issues.
Duties include conducting data and process analysis activities, including in-depth analysis of deviation and operational performance data. The Director hosts external inspections and supports the internal audit program and the performance of process based audits. He or she participates in improvement initiatives and risk identification and risk mitigations steps. Duties also include management of the QA department and evaluation and hiring of personnel.
Successful candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree, along with certification as a Medical Technologist, or Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) by a recognized certifying agency, or RN licensure. Five years of related experience in a regulated industry is required, to include one to two years of supervisory experience and two to three years of experience in quality, regulatory, and/or auditing. The applicant must have a participative management style, strong team development skills, coaching skills, and the ability to lead and motivate senior level managers. He or she must have analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to organize, prioritize and execute a variable workload and multiple priorities.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary commensurate to experience.
About Houchin Community Blood Bank
Houchin Community Blood Bank is a local, non-profit community blood bank, centrally located in Bakersfield, California, serving all of Kern County for over 60 years. We operate in a state-of-the-art, 42,000 square foot facility.
We offer a competitive salary, positive work environment, excellent benefits, including two retirement plans, and more. For more information on our company, please visit us at www.hcbb.com.