Sr. Clin Lab Sci Specialist, Blood Bank
The Sr. CLS Specialist will perform a wide variety of technical procedures in the Blood Bank. The Sr. CLS Specialist works with a team of licensed and unlicensed staff to provide transfusion support of the patients of UCLA Medical Center including trauma and transplant patients. Primary responsibilities include investigation/development of new/modified test procedures. Technical review and oversight of existing procedures, tests performed and automated testing. Coordination of quality control, quality assurance, and proficiency testing activities. Identification of staff training needs and evaluating the competency of testing personnel. Training and education of staff, residents and students. Act as technical consultant and resource for staff, Medical Enterprise and community. Creating and validating tests and reports in the LIS, including oversight of billing.
Requires a current California Clinical Lab Scientist License and a minimum of four years of recent clinical laboratory experience in a Blood Bank. SBB is preferred. Must have detailed knowledge of the processes and procedural aspects used in blood banking, including a working knowledge of lab safety and test methodologies, and experience with MTS gel methodology and solid phase testing. Working knowledge of blood bank regulatory issues, including: safety, compliance, competency, and requirements stipulated by CAP, JCAHO, FDA, AABB, and CLIA. Have understanding of FDA "Good Manufacturing Practices", Blood Bank regulations, and the AABB Quality Plan and incorporate these into daily blood banking procedures and practices. Ability to compile and present statistics. Experience with writing technical documents in English, i.e. SOPs, training, and competency documents. Previous knowledge of Blood Bank computer system configuration preferred.
To apply: www.ecentralmetrics.com/url/?u=73497191290-26
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.