Since 1941, Vitalant (formerly known as Blood Centers of the Pacific) has proudly served as a leader in the blood banking industry. We are a globally-recognized leader in blood transfusion medicine.
Working at Vitalant is more than a job, it is a chance to be part of something bigger than yourself. If you are inspired to make an impact and are passionate about playing a vital role in our dedicated team, then we encourage you to consider a career at Vitalant.
Under limited direction, this position is responsible for managing the overall activities and providing skilled technical oversight in the laboratory. Works with other team members to ensure timely, quality, test results.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.
Assures quality customer service to all customers.
Hires, supervises, trains, and evaluates performance of assigned personnel. Identifies and effectively resolves personnel issues.
Oversees all testing procedures (including quality control testing) to ensure compliance with practices, regulations, and/or any agreements/contracts.
Reviews and updates policies, protocols, and procedure manuals to ensure compliance with policies and accrediting agencies.
Maintains statistical information and reports of test data and quality control. Prepares activity reports and interprets, prepares and distributes statistical data regarding the laboratory. Ensures corrective action is implemented and brings issues to the attention of management.
Identifies and resolves problems related to equipment, computer software and hardware, test systems, reagent and technical issues within area(s) of responsibility. Ensures appropriate preventive maintenance and repair is performed on all technical equipment.
Manages the ongoing technical and professional development of staff.
with management of the design, evaluation, implementation, and ongoing improvement of new testing methods, clinical evaluations and research projects, to increase efficiency.
Is responsible for oversight of supply and reagent inventory.
Leads or participates on process improvement teams.
Assists with developing and monitoring assigned budget.
Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Master’s degree preferred.
Must satisfy CLIA requirements for High Complexity Testing required.
Immunohematology Reference Laboratory (IRL)
Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) certification required.
CA CLS/MT required.
Seven years clinical laboratory experience required. To include:
Three years supervisory experience.
Previous supervisory experience and experience in molecular techniques, immunohematology/ IRL techniques, automated testing preferred.
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Vitalant is an equal opportunity employer:
EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans/Other Protected Groups
Internal Number: 191475
Blood Systems is an internationally known leader in transfusion medicine founded on the principles of quality, excellence and service. Our headquarters are located in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona.Founded in 1943 as the Salt River Valley Blood Bank in Phoenix, Arizona, today Blood Systems is one of the nation’s oldest and largest non-profit transfusion medicine organizations.The Blood Services division, our largest, provides leadership, policy and shared services to its blood centers. It facilitates comprehensive blood service contracting for national and regional healthcare systems. Our blood centers provide blood, blood components and special services to patients in some 1,000 hospitals across the country.Blood Systems Research Institute generates and analyzes data to aid the US and worldwide transfusion community by recommending testing strategies and technology. Creative Testing Solutions, a joint venture, is the largest independent blood donor testing organization in the country with several high volume laboratories. The BioCARE division distributes therapeutic biologicals and recombinant coagulation factors, including such products as albumin, coagulation factors, fibrin sealants, IVIG and Rh immune globulin. Our CanyonCARE Rx specialty pharmacy is part of BioCARE.