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Manager, Blood Bank Laboratory - Blood Bank OC

Company: City of Hope
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

About City of HopeCity of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope's translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. - AccessHope---, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope's specialized cancer expertise.A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation's "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.City of Hope's commitment to Diversity, Equity and InclusionWe believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. - Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. - We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.Position SummaryThe Manager of Blood Bank Laboratory is a licensed professional and technical expert responsible for managing the operational and administrative aspects of the Blood Bank Laboratory. - The Manager is responsible for the day to day operational and technical functions of the laboratory They work in partnership with the Director of Transfusion Medicine on the implementation and facilitation of strategic plans consistent with the organization's and division's overall mission, values, and vision. Key Responsibilities include:Specific responsibilities include directing day to day operational and technical activities of functional areas, budgeting, personnel management and providing leadership to laboratory supervisory staff. Ensures that laboratory is in compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements of FDA, AABB, CAP, State of CA, FACT and Joint Commission.

  • Program Management
    • In partnership with Director, Transfusion Medicine, estimates future personnel and equipment needs and monitors variance against budget on an ongoing basis. - - Assists Director in the development and implementation of budget and plans to control costs and improve department operations and efficiencies
    • Operational Management
      • Work with leadership team and staff within the department to ensure appropriate operational direction, policies and activities. - Ensures that procedure manuals of all standard operating procedures are maintained, updated and modified as new methods are introduced. - - - -Ensure close working relationship between Blood Bank and internal / external customers including vendors, nursing, leadership, and physicians, etc.
      • Personnel Management
        • Attract, retain and develop quality team within areas of responsibility. - Ensures that orientation and training programs are established. - In conjunction with section supervisors evaluates performance and implements recommendations for personnel actions. Manages ongoing technical and professional development of staff and provide avenues for said growth through training, in-service, and other educational opportunities.
        • Ensures development of competency program and training programs for laboratory staff. - Schedules staff meetings and ensures that staff on all shifts are informed and engaged
        • Quality
          • Ensures compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements of FDA, AABB, CAP, FACT, State of CA and Joint Commission. - Ensures the implementation of the Department Quality Plan. In partnership with Transfusion Medicine Quality Manager, oversees and review through active surveillance all quality control activities, including daily QC, proficiency testing, technical performance, and ensure documentation is maintained.
          • Clinical Research
            • Participates in and supports research projects and protocols related to transfusion medicine and cellular therapies.Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:Minimum Education:
              • Bachelor's DegreeMinimum Experience:
                • Five to ten years blood bank technical experience
                • Two to five years related supervisory experienceRequired Certification/Licensure/Membership:
                  • Current California Clinical Lab Scientist License, CLS (or within 6 months of hire if coming from a different state)
                  • Member of Blood Bank/Laboratory organizations such as AABB, CBBS and ASCPPreferred education experience and skills:
                    • Blood Bank Manufacturing / Donor Collections and Processing - -Additional Information:As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.#LI-JP

Keywords: City of Hope, Irvine , Manager, Blood Bank Laboratory - Blood Bank OC, Executive , Irvine, California

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