Area Coord Blood Bank in Noblesville, IN at Riverview Health

Date Posted: 11/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Knowledge and Skills:

Demonstrates thorough knowledge of Blood Bank, Hematology and Coagulation operations. Coordinates Transfusion Service and Tissue Banking activities to meet the needs of Riverview patients and physicians. Good organizational skills and ability to set priorities. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Relate effectively as a team player. Manager multiple projects and tasks at various stages of development. Utilize the principles of management. Knowledge of PC and networked computer applications. Demonstrate a high degree of independent access to confidential patient and organizational information and must be able to handle such information appropriately. Knowledge of medical terminology. Date entry skills. Working knowledge of theory and practice of professional services. Knowledge of management principles. Knowledge of interpreting and applicability of research finds. Meets job performance standards as stated for the position.

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for the technical and scientific oversight of the laboratory within the assigned area. Integrates laboratory processes to maximize
quality, reduce costs and improve customer satisfaction. Modifies and delivers care that is specific to age growth and development of patients in
all age groups.

Job Duties and Responsibility:

  • Accessible to testing personnel at all times testing is performed to provide on-site, telephone or electronic consultation or resolve technical
    problems in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Provides selection methodology that is appropriate for clinical use of test results.
  • Ensures that all remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
  • Identifies training needs and assures that each individual performing testing receives regular in-service training and education appropriate for
    the type and complexity of the laboratory services performed.
  • Evaluates the competency of all testing personnel and assures that staff maintain their competency to perform test procedures and report test
    results promptly, accurately, and proficiently.
  • Communicates with all internal and external customers regarding laboratory results and services.
  • Develops annual goals and objectives consistent with department and corporate strategic plans.
  • Demonstrates respect for others through professional behavior, personal accountability and flexibility.
  • Establishes a quality control program appropriate for the testing performed and establishes the parameter for acceptable levels of analytic
    performance and ensure these levels are maintained throughout the entire testing process.
  • Functions as testing personnel under CLIA '88 within the scope of their education, experience and training for the type and complexity of testing
    performed.
  • Assists with the preparation of annual personnel, operating and capital budgets.
  • Uses personal protective equipment in accordance with hospital and laboratory policy.
  • Maintains an adequate inventory or reagents, blood products, supplies and instrument parts.
  • Documents review of all assigned procedures as required by regulatory agencies. Assures procedures are written in accordance with regulatory
    requirements and departmental policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Level of Education
    • Minimum: Must meet requirements for Technical Supervisor under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988 under one of the
      following: 1. Be a doctor or medicine or a doctor of osteopathy licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy in the state of Indiana and be certified by the American Board or Pathology or the American Osteopathic Board of Pathology or possess qualifications that are equivalent to those required for such certification. 2. Be a doctor of medicine or a doctor of osteopathy in the State of Indiana and have at least one year of laboratory training or experience or both in high complexity testing in the specialty or six months within the sub-specialty. 3. Have earned a doctoral degree in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from an accredited institution; and have at least two year's of laboratory training or experience, or both, in high complexity testing within the specialty with a minimum of six months experience in high complexity testing within the subspecialty. 4. Have earned a Masters degree in clinical laboratory science, medical technology or chemical, physical, biological science and have at least two year's of laboratory training or experience, or both, in high complexity testing within the specialty with a minimum of six months experience in high complexity testing within the subspecialty. 5. Have earned a Bachelors degree in medical technology, or chemical, physical, or biological science from an accredited institution and have at least four years of laboratory training or experience or both, in high complexity testing with the specialty with a minimum of six months experience in high complexity testing within the subspecialty.
      Preferred: Medical Technologist, American Society for Clinical Pathology
  • Level of Experience
    • Minimum: 3-5 Years supervisory experience in hospital transfusion service
    • Preferred: 5 or more years supervisory experience in hospital