Blood Bank, Laboratory Manager, Day Shift | Permanent |

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Position & Client Overview:

Our client, a 622-bed teaching hospital, is currently looking for a blood bank manager to oversee day to day operations of the blood bank/transfusion services laboratory on the day shift.

Salary Range: $87,000-140,000

Along with a competitive salary, this teaching hospital offers health insurance, retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, and paid time off. They also offer a benefit for child and elder care, talent development services, and wellness benefits, proving they support the happiness and health of their employees and their families.

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Job Summary:

Responsible for the management and administrative functions for the laboratory. Responsible for policy development and implementation, regulatory compliance and quality assurance. Supervision is exercised over laboratory supervisors, clinical staff and support staff.

Skill Requirements:

  • Managing and authoring processes and procedures
  • Training and presenting technical information to staff
  • QA/QC of the departments
  • Fiscal and budgeting responsibilities

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Evaluating laboratory operations consulting with pathologists; reporting results according to protocols mandated by the hospital and public health department
  • Ensuring maintenance of medical laboratory equipment performance by developing operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensuring staff compliance; certifying instrument performance; arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair
  • Maintaining medical laboratory supplies inventory, determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies
  • Maintaining laboratory productivity, monitoring workload, identifying peak and slack periods
  • Participating in the hospital quality assurance program; consulting with pathologists; performing proficiency surveys; reviewing QC & QA programs
  • Maintaining medical laboratory staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training employees, counseling, reviewing/evaluating and disciplining employees as needed
  • Complying with state and professional continuing education licensure requirements
  • Contributing to benchwork as needed

Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in biology
  • SBB(ASCP) is required
  • Five (5) years managerial experience is required

Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law. #IND

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