Blood Bank Technical Supervisor /Transfusion Safety Officer

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 173122-1A
Date Posted: Jun 3, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional

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Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

 

  Under the general supervision of the Blood Bank Manager, this position provides administrative and technical oversight for the Blood Bank. This includes training, procedure review, assisting with personnel hiring, evaluation and disciplinary actions, staff development and competency assessment, purchasing and monitoring of expenses. The Technical Supervisor participates in the overall managerial and operational functions necessary to ensure fulfillment of the department mission, as well as Lahey Hospital and Medical Center’s mission. As Transfusion Safety Officer, the candidate will act as liaison to other departments regarding transfusion practice and safety and take point for inspections including, but not limited to AABB, FACT, FDA, TJC and CAP. Schedule would be primarily Monday -Friday, but could include a rare weekend or holiday, if needed. This individual would share “on call” responsibility with the Blood Bank Manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

Licensure, Certification, Registration:  Certification by American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Board of Registry or the National Certification Agency (NCA) for Medical Laboratory personnel. or by American Medical Technologists (AMT) for Medical Laboratory personnel is required. Certification as Medical Laboratory Personnel by any certifying agency considered equivalent (AAB or HEW for example) is acceptable.

Education:  Baccalaureate degree including laboratory internship at an institution certified by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). Candidates with a Baccalaureate degree or Associates degree in Science are acceptable if all other qualifications are met. 

Experience:  A minimum of four years full-time experience as a Medical Technologist is required.  Experience should include 1-2 years in a Sr. Technologist  or supervisory role.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.