Morgan Consulting Resources is an executive search firm focusing on the Healthcare Industry for 25 years. We have been retained by BioBridge Global to conduct a national search for their Manager, Immunohematology Reference Laboratory (IRL) with QualTex Laboratories, based in San Antonio, TX. This is an exceptional opportunity to lead a dedicated team at a CLIA and AABB Certified & Accredited Laboratory.
About the Company:
QualTex Laboratories provides state-of-the-art patient, donor, and biological testing services, screening millions of samples for national and international biotechnology customers every year. QualTex is one of the largest, independent, nonprofit testing laboratories in the United States for blood and plasma products.
QualTex IRL operates 24/7/365 to provide the full range of consultation services in immunohematology and transfusion medicine to resolve complex cases and provides transfusion services to facilities requiring crossmatched blood. Learn more: biobridgeglobal.org and qualtexlabs.org.
About the Position:
Reporting to the Senior Director, IRL, the Manager, IRL will provide managerial support for technical and business activities. The Manager, IRL will ensure all laboratory procedures are conducted in compliance with prescribed regulations.
With ideally 6+ years of management experience in an immunohematology reference laboratory setting with complex cases, the successful candidate will: take a mentoring approach to leadership; manage all technical activities; provide training; evaluate individual performance; provide counseling and testing assistance as necessary; maintain knowledge of applicable regulatory and quality requirements; and maintain knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) required to perform effectively.
Additionally, the Manager, IRL will provide world-class customer service by capturing and being responsive to the voice of the customer through multiple feedback channels to resolve issues and drive satisfaction.
Manage and organize some departmental activities for the San Antonio location, including: performance or facilitation of corrective/preventive actions in response to audits and deviations; participation in project management; participation in the management of workforce staffing; assurance of a timely delivery of all test reports; participation in the planning and preparation of departmental budgets; and control of all resources within the department.
Participate in the work projects for the development and implementation of validations, process improvements, and SOPs that align with strategic goals.
Maintain strict adherence to SOPs, regulatory requirements, and all company policies.
Assure that departmental supplies are maintained within established inventory levels.
Evaluate results and equipment performance in an accurate and timely manner and analyze quality control data and resolve deviations.
Analyze and prepare reports that measure and monitor laboratory performance.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science or related field of study required, Master’s preferred.
Certified MT or CLS
6+ years of IRL or Blood Banking experience.
2+ years of management experience.
Knowledge to correctly interpret test results with the ability to recognize and facilitate a resolution of unusual results or difficulties encountered in all phases of laboratory work required.
BioBridge Global Values = ASPIRE
Accountability (Do our part to achieve growth and success)
Stewardship (Serve others selflessly and responsibly)
Pioneer (Create and deliver innovative products and services)
Integrity (Build unity and trust by doing the right thing)
Respect (Treat all with dignity and kindness)
Excellence (Surpass team, customer, and community expectations)
The team at BioBridge Global is driven every day by its mission: to save and enhance lives through the health power of human cells and tissue. This is an amazing opportunity to provide lifesaving resources for patients in need through an organization deeply rooted in its values, culture, and community. BioBridge Global and QualTex Laboratories offer competitive compensation, benefits, and ample opportunities for professional development and growth within the organization.
Morgan Consulting Resources, Inc. (MCR) is a national executive search firm, in business since 1995, exclusively providing services to the healthcare industry, including Provider, Payer and Healthcare supporting organizations. We work with clients from coast-to-coast.
Our practice includes "C-Suite" to Director-level full-time and interim positions. We have experience working with large, complex organizations and boards, smaller organizations, search committees and everything in between with non-profit, for-profit and public healthcare organizations. We are passionate about improving healthcare, one successful placement at a time.
AABB (Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies) is an international, not-for-profit organization representing individuals and institutions involved in the fields of transfusion medicine and biotherapies. The Association works collaboratively
to advance the field through the development and delivery of standards, accreditation and education programs. AABB is dedicated to its mission of improving lives by making transfusion medicine and biotherapies safe, available and effective worldwide.