Credit Clerk Blood Bank Job Description Sample
Blood Bank Supervisor - Days
At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities.
We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Blood Bank Technical Supervisor at the WellStar Douglas Hospital is primarily responsible for the specific section or discipline that he or she is assigned. Their technical expertise will serve as a resource to the technologists/ technicians and assistants within the department as well as the Physicians, Nurses and Patients who are our customers.
They are the designated Subject Matter Experts in the discipline to which they are assigned. The Technical Supervisor is responsible for the analyzer operation, assay performance and supervision of staff within the section. They are also responsible for maintaining accreditation readiness within the department. Additional responsibilities include all Human Resource functions including scheduling, payroll, and performance evaluations, etc.
Required Minimum Education
Baccalaureate degree in Medical Technology or related subject.
Required Minimum Certification
MT or equivalent from an accrediting agency approved by GDHR (ASCP, HEW, NCA, AMT, AAB or another agency approved by GDHR).
Required Minimum Experience
Minimum of 5 years of pertinent experience in laboratory medicine.
Minimum of 3 years of Blood Bank experience required.
Supervisory experience is preferred, but not required.
Blood Bank Supervisor
Job Description: Each individual performs only those waived, moderate, or highly complex tests authorized by CLIA, Bus. & Prof.
Code Section 1204, and must possess a degree of skill commensurate with individuals education, training or experience and technical abilities. This individual: 1) functions as the department Section Supervisor or Lead, responsible for supervising the daily operation of the section(s), 2) provides consultative services to the medical staff in the capacity of Technical Consultant, 3) oversees the section/department performance improvement program and participates in hospital interdisciplinary performance improvement initiatives, 4) is responsible for the technical and fiscal management of the section(s), 5) oversees the section(s) quality management/assurance program, 6) ensures compliance with all regulatory and accreditation requirements, 7) assesses staff competency and completes performance evaluations in a timely manner,8) ensures the accuracy of patient results prior to releasing or reporting, 9) develops, maintains and updates section policy and procedure manuals, 10) reviews quality control performance ensuring documentation of corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratorys established performance specifications, 11) identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance and either correct the problem or immediately notify the, Director, or Medical Director, 12) performs a wide variety of laboratory procedures requiring independent judgment using both manual and automated methods in Hematology, Blood Bank, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Microbiology, Immunology, and any other discipline as introduced into the laboratory, 13) ensures the performance and documentation of equipment maintenance daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed, 14) recognizes age specific differences in expected results for newborns to geriatrics, 15) ensures that the testing of proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples and that collaboration with other laboratories is prohibited prior to the reporting of proficiency testing results to the appropriate agencies, 16) ensures the currency of all laboratory policies and procedures, 17) adheres to all department and hospital policies and procedures related to safety, infection control, emergency preparedness, and human resources, 18) may be assigned responsibilities related to LIS and/or POC. 19) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director.
Blood Bank Technologist - FT Evenings
Performs a variety of diversified and complex laboratory tests. Processes various blood samples in accordance with the Blood Bank's policies and procedures manual. Issues blood components following established guidelines. May perform teaching duties related to training students and new employees.
Performs a variety of diversified and complex laboratory tests.
Sets up apparatus, instruments and supplies for laboratory procedures.
Performs basic troubleshooting and preventative maintenance activities for laboratory instruments.
Employs standard procedures and techniques to conduct tests, maintains standards of quality control, and investigates out-of-control results, as required.
Observes and evaluates test results, and records necessary data on laboratory reports and notifies supervisory staff in time related to problems.
Prioritizes and processes blood samples and performs various Blood Bank functions as elaborated in Blood Bank Policy and Procedure manual. Issues blood components on timely basis following established guidelines.
Under the supervision of the Blood Bank Supervisor, may perform a variety of teaching duties related to training of students, new employees, etc., and participates in ongoing education assignments.
Performs related duties, as required.
ADA Essential Functions
High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology, Basic Science or related field, preferred.
Licensed by New York State Education Department (NYSED) as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist (or as appropriate to area of assignment), required.
Minimum of one (1) year work experience and/or training specific to the work being done in the area noted above, required.
Medical Technologist, Blood Bank Lab
The Medical Technologist I uses a high degree of skill to prepare blood, urine and body fluid samples, and perform laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. This individual may specialize in one or more of the following areas: biochemistry, bacteriology, toxicology, parasitology, serology, coagulation, hematology, urinalysis or blood banking.
The Medical Technologist I analyzes results and reports through laboratory computer system. He/she performs related duties including quality control, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting, workload recording, incomplete work lists, ordering and stocking supplies. The Medical Technologist I follows state and other agency regulations, as well as organizes and prioritizes workload for maximum productivity.
The qualified candidate will possess the following:
1.Associate's degree in Medical Technology from an accredited institute
1.One year formal training in Medical Laboratory Technology
2.Demonstrates a thorough technical knowledge of assigned areas
1.Registered Medical Technologist, ASCP or equivalent, or eligible
Summer 2019 College Intern, BWH Blood Bank WFD Program
Under the direction of the manager or supervisor of the corresponding department, the student will perform comprehensive duties for departments or large program areas. This position is available during the summer months.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in performing equipment maintenance.
Organizing and filing equipment related paperwork / work orders.
High School graduate
Completion of one academic year in college
Boston resident preferred
SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
Basic computer skills required.
Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel helpful.
Routine laboratory environment for testing and equipment.
Work area is busy, often noisy, with frequent interruptions.
Space is crowded.
Ventilation is often dry and temperatures fluctuate.
Lighting and use of computer is tiring to the eyes.
Duties require standing for long periods.
Walking, getting up and down, and some sitting for other assignments.
Occasional lifting of moderately heavy supplies and equipment.
Exposure to potentially infectious specimens daily.
Medical Technologist - Blood Bank - NIH - Bethesda, MD
Medical Technologist – Blood Bank – NIH – Bethesda, MD
Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a Biologist (Clinical Lab Science) to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.
This is a long-term contract position which offers:
Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package
Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center
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TASKS. The contractor shall:
Perform laboratory testing (pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical phases) in accordance with regulatory and accrediting agency requirements.
Evaluate blood transfusion orders for appropriateness based on screening criteria.
Communicate with patients' nurses and physicians to clarify questionable transfusion or testing orders.
Perform compatibility (cross match) testing of donor and patient-recipient samples using automated and manual methods.
Independently resolve routine RBC blood group antibody problems.
Perform moderately complex testing to resolve complex RBC blood group antibody problems in consultation with technical specialist.
Perform component manufacturing duties, i.e., prepare blood components such as frozen plasma, leuko-reduced RBC, and buffy coats from whole blood collections and pathogen-reduced platelets; perform lot release and labeling for blood components.
REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:
Master's degree in Biology, Laboratory Science or a related discipline; two (2) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelor's degree is equivalent to a Master's degree.
Completion of an accredited clinical laboratory training program in laboratory science.
Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a laboratory environment.
Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.
PLEASE APPLY ONLINE.
Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.
Medical Technologist I-Lab Blood Bank
Job Req ID: 182593
Position Number: 00095553
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift Details: 3rd shift, 9p-7:30a, 4 (10) hour days and every third weekend
Standard Hours: 40.00
Department Name: Lab - Blood Bank
Location: Carolinas Medical Center
Location Details: CMC Main
Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all.
The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth
Performs laboratory analysis on received specimens, providing clinical information for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases. Responsible for overall quality, efficiency, and safety in the performance of assigned technical duties.
Demonstrates proficiency and follows testing procedures and policies by adherence to quality assurance guidelines for equipment and work area, documenting corrective action to any non-conforming event.
Prepares reagents, maintains an adequate supply of materials for test procedures and manages inventory to effectively reduce departmental waste/expense.
Exercises clinical judgment in assessing priorities while identifying, problem solving and offering solutions to test systems through the appropriate department channels, i.e. contacts hotline to troubleshoot with a specialist when necessary to resolve the issue or set-up service when appropriate.
Assists with review and revision of procedures and documentation related to accreditation, adhering to all regulatory requirements for various authorities, including but not limited to CAP, TJC, OSHA.
Maintains clear, real time communications shift-to-shift and with leadership regarding issues, concerns and problems which may affect patient care or the operation of the department.
Participates in planning and implementing change through participation in staff meetings, task forces or projects.
Participates in competency assessment program, where qualified.
Works in a fast-paced clinical environment. Works in an area which contains bio hazardous (infectious) materials along with chemical, fire, and mechanical hazards. Duties may involve standing, walking, stretching, stooping, bending and lifting light (20 pound) to moderately heavy (50 pound) loads.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Bachelor's Degree MT (ASCP) or MLS(ASCP) or equivalent required.
At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer
Med Technologist Blood Bank
Job Summary Responsible for performing procedures utilizing standard laboratory procedures and instruments to make determinations of body fluids and substances to aid in the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of disease, and to assist in the research, development or modification of laboratory procedures in coordination with supervisor. Maintains knowledge of theory and methodology for laboratory testing including Blood Bank testing. Assists#management in maintaining quality improvement programs and is responsible for maintaining competencies as well as following all accrediting and regulatory requirements..#All people are considered customers. Positive interaction is a major key. Education Bachelor#s or Master#s#Degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or Biological Science. For#Biological Science degreed#applicants,#must confirm#registry eligibility before applying.or have#already registered as a Medical Technologist by certification examination.
, Certifications, and/or Registries Registered as a Medical Technologist with a national board of registry- ASCP or equivalent or registry eligible. Must be obtained within 1 year of employment.
Responsible for performing procedures utilizing standard laboratory procedures and instruments to make determinations of body fluids and substances to aid in the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of disease, and to assist in the research, development or modification of laboratory procedures in coordination with supervisor. Maintains knowledge of theory and methodology for laboratory testing including Blood Bank testing. Assists management in maintaining quality improvement programs and is responsible for maintaining competencies as well as following all accrediting and regulatory requirements.. All people are considered customers. Positive interaction is a major key.
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or Biological Science.
For Biological Science degreed applicants, must confirm registry eligibility before applying.or have already registered as a Medical Technologist by certification examination.
Licensures, Certifications, and/or Registries
Registered as a Medical Technologist with a national board of registry- ASCP or equivalent or registry eligible. Must be obtained within 1 year of employment.
Lab Support Technician Iii, Part-Time Days - Blood Bank
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Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don't believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
At Mercy, you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
The Laboratory Support Technician (LST III) is part of the provider care team acting in a support capacity for reports, data and scheduling functions of the laboratory. This position is responsible for accurate, timely and effective provision of laboratory support mechanisms.
The LST III will be required to exhibit excellent customer service skills in line with the Mercy Signature Service Standards with all customer interactions. The LST III is responsible for the skillful acquisition of all required types of specimens for laboratory testing utilizing safe, accurate, effective, professional methodologies while observing HIPAA confidentiality requirements and lab policies as required. The LST III will be responsible for all processing, transport and referral of all types of laboratory specimens and reports as required. The LST III is responsible for limited laboratory testing and for assisting technologists in all appropriate test methods as required.
Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.
Experience: One year phlebotomy or clinical laboratory experience.
Preferred Education: College level chemistry, Biology or other Science courses.
Preferred Experience: More than one year previous experience in a clinical laboratory.
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Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a "top 100 places to work." We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.
We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We're proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision.
We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.
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Blood Bank Technical Director /40 Hours / Blood Bank - Pathology-- BWH
Under the general direction of the Blood Bank Medical Director and the Pathology Department Executive Director, provides oversight for all of the technical, operational, and administrative functions of the Blood Bank. Responsible for the overall direction, supervision and work performance of technical staff, and for assuring that all testing and component preparation in the laboratory is performed according to established operating procedures in compliance with external regulatory agencies. Troubleshoots complex blood product dispensing and administration issues that arise, working closely with Medical Director and Transfusion Medicine physicians, participating in root cause analyses and in the development of new and revised policies and procedures..
1.Responsible for oversight of all aspects of Blood Bank operations to ensure effective and efficient service. Identifies and prioritizes short and long-term opportunities for improvement of the laboratory. In collaboration with the Medical Director, oversees the development and implementation of quality improvement initiatives to be led by the Operational Clinical Supervisors.
2.Responsible for the overall organization of the Blood Bank laboratory, and for defining and delegating specific laboratory responsibilities for all Blood Bank supervisors and technical staff. Has overall responsibility for recruiting, hiring, orienting, training, evaluating, assessing competency, developing, counseling, and when necessary, terminating employees of the Blood Bank. Provides guidance to Operational Clinical Supervisors, who will plan and implement staff evaluation processes.
3.Oversees the development and implementation of new programs, methods, tests, instruments, and procedures. Provides oversight for Blood Bank information technology projects. Develops recommendations to address Blood Bank laboratory space and equipment needs. Prepares proposals for review by Blood Bank Medical Staff and Departmental Leadership. In collaboration with the Blood Bank Compliance Officer, oversees development of validation plans, and monitors progress.
4.In collaboration with the Blood Bank Compliance Officer, Medical Director, and Administrative Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance for the Department of Pathology, ensures that all Blood Bank policies and procedures are compliant with FDA, DPH, AABB, and JC regulatory requirements. Along with Compliance Officer, oversees Occurrence Management process. Troubleshoots complex blood product dispensing and administration issues that arise, working closely with Medical Director and Transfusion Medicine physicians. Works with Risk Management to ensure that sentinel events are reported appropriately to hospital leadership and to regulatory agencies, and oversees implementation of corrective actions following identification of root causes, including the development of new policies and procedures.
5.Works in close collaboration with Blood Donor Center Leadership to facilitate productive and effective interactions between the Donor Center and Blood Bank operations in support of institutional blood collection goals.
6.Establishes productive, cooperative relationships and develops quality improvement initiatives with other departments that are major users of blood products. Working with Executive Director, views blood utilization trends by clinical service to identify opportunities to improve blood product utilization, including modification of transfusion guidelines.
7.In collaboration with the Medical Director and Executive Director,, assists in the development of the annual operating and capital budgets. Provides leadership in the development, implementation, and monitoring of cost savings initiatives.
8.In collaboration with the Medical Director, assists with development and implementation of research projects initiated both within and outside of the Blood Bank.
9.Investigates new technologies and national benchmarking trends. Ensures successful participation with local and national Hemovigilance initiatives.
10. Professional development: attends workshops and professional meetings (e.g. AABB), reviews professional publications, participates in professional societies.
1.MT(ASCP)SBB required with a Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or a related field.
2.Minimum of seven (7) years technical Blood Bank experience and four (4) years experience as a Blood Bank clincal supervisor.
1.Excellent skills and experience in all phases of Blood Banking.
2.The supervisory and managerial abilities necessary to direct and coordinate activities of personnel.
3.Ability to work independently to troubleshoot issues and solve problems.
4.Understanding of requirements of regulatory agencies.
5.Must possess strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively with co-workers, subordinates, physicians, health care workers, outside visitors and students.
6.Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to individuals and groups.
7.Must be able to remain calm and productive under pressure.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Describe the conditions in which the work is performed.
1.Work is mainly in a small office adjacent to a crowded laboratory.
2.Periodic emergent work and shortages of staff and blood products contribute to a high-stress environment in the laboratory.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: List the number of FTEs supervised.
1.Daily Supervision of 6.5 Clinical Supervisors, 2 Administrative Support Staff. Indirect oversight of an additional 45 FTEs.
FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: Indicate financial "scope" information, i.e.: size of budget, volume, revnue, etc.
Under the direction of the Medical Director, manages the BWH operating budget for the Blood Bank.
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