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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
1/17/2018
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Coordinator of Blood Donor Processing
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Job Description

Qualifications

 Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related field. Degree in Medical Technology or one of the clinical laboratory sciences.

Minimum Work Experience
3 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 3-5 years of related and progressive experience. Supervisory experience preferred.


Required Skills/Knowledge

Minimum 3 years of blood bank and/or blood donor center experience. Experience with component preparation, testing, and labeling of donor units. Knowledge of basic FDA and cGMP regulations regarding donor processing and quality assurance. Good communication and leadership skills.


Required Licenses and Certifications




Functional Accountabilities

Quality Control / Quality Assurance
  1. Reviews component preparation, testing, and lot release records
  2. Oversees operation of instruments and equipment
  3. Conducts performance checks, calibrations, and performs preventative maintenance per regulatory guidelines
  4. Establishes, oversees, and reviews quality assurance and quality control documents
  5. Monitors analyses of proficiency testing samples
  6. Oversees and monitors variance reporting
  7. Compiles operations statistics and performs audits for performance improvements
Staff Direction / Support
  1. Develops staffing plans/schedules to optimize productivity and ensure quality services
  2. Assists Manager in monitoring staff performance
  3. Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and reagents and helps assure cost effective use of supplies and reagents
  4. Assists Manager in providing continuing education opportunities
Accreditation
  1. Reviews and updates Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to meet current guidelines and processes
  2. Devises , prepares, and administers training protocols and methods/forms
  3. Assists the Manager and Medical Directors in maintaining accreditation and licensure, computer software validation, and investigating new methods and procedures
Safety
  1. Speaks up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  2. Actively promotes safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  3. Continuously validates and verifies information needed for decision making or documentation
  4. Stops in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  5. Attends carefully to important details - practices Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance
 

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.