Clinical Lab Transfusion Services Supervisor/Blood Bank – Days

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for the overall operation of the Transfusion Services Laboratory: providing technical and administrative supervision and direction to a large or highly specialized professional staff; and, participates or oversees the execution of highly complex clinical tests and procedures requiring advanced skills and knowledge.  May oversee other supervisory personnel and may assume primary responsibility for special tasks and projects as assigned. Intervenes on behalf of upper management in a variety of matters as directed. Works proactively with Division Chairmen and Pathologists to maintain operational quality. Participates in overall planning, operations and personnel issues, including the training and development of staff. Insures fiscal responsibility within area of control.  Knowledge and ability to perform clinical testing, troubleshooting and in-services for staff. Reports to the Clinical Laboratory Transfusion Services Manager.

  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • A Bachelor Degree in science or other applicable field of study is required.  (Must provide original copy of college or university transcript at time of interview)
  • Certification from a recognized agency such as American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS), American Medical Technologist (AMT), and American Association of Bioanalyst (AAB). (Must provide proof of certification at time of interview)
  • A minimum of six (6) years of  experience in a blood bank/ transfusion services.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in a management or supervisory capacity in blood bank/transfusion medicine laboratory.
  • Prior experience monitoring and developing quality measures.
  • Prior experience calibrating and maintaining highly complex laboratory equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge of blood bank systems and procedures.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • The ability to supervise and coordinate laboratory information services.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Word and Excel.
  • A track record of writing policies and procedures.
  • Ability to prioritize projects and workload independently.
  • Specialist Blood Bank (SBB) certification.
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Requisition ID: 00115532

Post Date: June 4, 2014

Closing Date: July 4, 2014

Salary: Competitive Salary

Location: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Visibility: External

This position is no longer available.