Blood Bank Supervisor | Full Time Supervisor | TX

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Come live in this beautiful western Texas city near New Mexico. Along the waters of the Rio Grande. Outside the city, Franklin Mountains State Park is home to cacti and desert wildlife like coyotes and golden eagles. 


Our client is a 460 full service acute care hospital who is currently seeking a Blood Ban Supervisor to oversee day to day operations of their busy Blood Bank/Transfusion services department.


Overview:

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.


Blood bank technologists perform both routine and specialized tests in blood donor centers, transfusion services, reference laboratories and research facilities.

Skill Requirements:

  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment

  • Dexterity and good eye-hand coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens

  • Follow instructions and procedures very carefully

  • Critical thinking skills to recognize problems and develop solutions or alternative approaches

  • Lab safety and infection prevention is of paramount importance

Responsibilities may include but not be limited to:

  • Testing for blood group antigens, compatibility and antibody identification

  • Investigating abnormalities and adverse reactions to transfusion

  • Supporting physicians in transfusion therapy for patients

  • Performing viral marker testing to ensure patient safety

  • Managing patient blood

Education and Certification:

Bachelor’s degree in science; MLS (ASCP) certification or equivalent; SBB (ASCP) certification a plus

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