Under the direction of the Blood Bank Manager and the Medical Staff of the Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine Services (BBTMS), examine and improve all systems associated with transfusion processes to ensure the safest possible transfusion experience for patients. Participate in the education of those involved with all aspects of the transfusion processes. Manage the oversight of deviation investigation and process improvement as they pertain to transfusion. Continue the development of a robust Health-System-wide Patient Blood Management program.
Serve as primary clinical interface with clinicians and clinical units engaging in transfusion.
Work with BBTMS physicians, the BBTMS manager, the BBTMS Quality Officer, and other clinician and nurse stakeholders to develop an effective and comprehensive PBM Program at UVAHS.
Manage the quality assurance process of the BBTMS as it pertains to patient care.
Participate in developing transfusion related educational materials.
Manage the gathering and dissemination of information pertaining to adverse events.
Participate in departmental or other continuing education programs.
Perform other duties as required or assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $67,849.60 - $108,555.20 Annually
Education: RN with Bachelor's degree from an accredited nursing program; Masters’ or higher terminal degree preferred.
Experience: Minimum of five years of clinical experience, preferably in both medical and surgical inpatient care units, or similar situations in which transfusions occur. Project Management experience.
Licensure: Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
Internal Number: R0013179
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