Supervises and direct the technical and clerical work of Blood Bank/Transfusion Service, Donor Services, and to monitor and enforce applicable quality assurance standards.
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Supervises the work activities of technical and clerical staff. Prepares, monitors, and aligns work schedules to maximize productivity
- Confers with house staff about availability of special blood products
- Confers and consults with the Director, Technical Manager, and Donor Room Nurse to solve technical and special problems
- Checks and maintains supply of blood products
- Communicates with physicians, nurses, and clerks for blood and blood product requests
- Communicates with the blood suppliers
- Performs lab tests of an unusual nature
- Performs general clerical and technical duties when understaffed or in emergencies
- Maintains periodical checks of equipment and records this in the Preventive Maintenance manual
- Organizes the Operating Room schedule so that patients due for surgery the following day will have adequate supply of blood
- Plans and maintains adequate staffing for the department
- Monitors samples on arrival for acceptability according to department policy
- Determines inventory levels and procures blood components, reagents, and supplies
- Monitors and reports on outdating, discards, and wastage of blood resources
- Performs daily review of transfusions, exceptions, discrepancies, accessions, transfusion reactions, special requests
- Reviews quality assurance tests of reagents and equipment, and blood components
- Reviews the recording and reporting of test results and interpretations
Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology required.
Five years experience as Blood Bank Technologist required
Managerial experience strongly preferred
Licensing and Certification Requirements:
NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist License required.
Microsoft Office - Intermediate
General Skills and Competencies:
Supervisory experience required
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