1 Directs, supervises, and coordinates all Blood Resources activities for the System.
2 Provides management oversight for blood donor recruitment, donor retention and sustainability of internally provided blood supply.
3 Oversees the quality improvement process to ensure maximum organizational return.
4 Performs surveys and does comparative analyses of work units; may participate in research activities and investigates new products, equipment, techniques, methodologies, and introduces, demonstrates, effects, and recommends as is appropriate.
5 Directs documentation, establishes record system, and maintains laboratory records, reports, statistics, logs, and files.
6 Ensures the integrity of the Laboratory Information System for the division.
7 Consults with medical staff and other health care providers on matters relating to laboratory and/or related services.
The following are common expectations:
8 Develops, establishes and implements goals, objectives, and policies and procedures for department/service line/entity operation, and which guide and support the provision of the department/service line/entity's services.
9 Recommends staffing levels, selects and assigns staff, evaluates performance, evaluates/tests competencies (as applicable), provides orientation, training and continuing education of staff, and initiates or makes recommendations for personnel actions.
10 Coordinates and integrates services within the department/service line/entity, with other departments/service lines/entities, and with the System's primary functions. Participates in the selection of outside services (if needed).
11 Develops and recommends department/entity operating budget and ensures that department/entity operates within budget.
12 Continuously assesses and improves the department/service line/entity/System's performance. Maintains appropriate quality control/assessment programs (if applicable).
13 Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
13 Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
14 Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.