Primary duties are to coordinate and supervise all activities in the Immunohematology Reference Laboratory (IRL) and the Reagent Donor Program (RDP).
IRL responsibilities include overseeing clinical laboratory testing procedures, management of rare blood inventory, and supervision of laboratory staff. In addition to immunohematology testing this position is also responsible for red cell and platelet genotyping for characterizing donor genotypes and to assist with serology patient work ups. Provides expertise and consulting leadership within the Enterprise.
RDP responsibilities include supplying manufacturers of immunohematology reagents with red cells and plasma. Provides excellent customer to the reagent vendors and oversees the recruitment of donors for patients and the RDP.
Overall responsible for developing and maintain policies and procedures, oversee training and competency assessments, ensure compliance with requirements of all regulatory and accreditation agencies.
Assures proper personnel management and training, on-going educational opportunities and financial management of department. Promotes on-going Research and Development, and new business opportunities. Supports and promotes organizational goals, mission and vision.
Medical Technologist MT (AMT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist MLS (ASCP).
Five years relevant technical experience working in an Immunohematology Reference Laboratory.
Three year experience in supervising others.
Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB), or SBB eligible.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently organizes and prioritize duties and occasionally work irregular hours.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
Understanding of red cell and platelet serologic methods.
About Memorial Blood Centers
Memorial Blood Centers and Nebraska Community Blood Bank are both Divisions of Innovative Blood Resources. Innovative Blood Resources serves local, national, and international customers in blood services and in biomedical services. Our core focus is saving lives by providing safe and cost-effective blood products to communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, and beyond.
We are an EEO employer. We maintain a drug-free workforce and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Apply at mbc.org or ncbb.org.