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Manager-Transfusion Safety - ME Path Blood Bank Baptist Memphis

Job ID: 9737
Job Category: Laboratory & Pathology
Job Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMH-Memphis Hospital
Location: Memphis, TN

Summary

Provides leadership and facilitates communication with various hospital departments and other Metro hospitals by assuring timely, accurate, efficient and appropriate performance and reporting of patient information. Manager encourages continuous quality improvement initiatives in patient service. Manager supervises both clerical and professional staff. This position is under the direct supervision of the Director. Incumbent is responsible for 2424 hours/day, 7 days/week; on site 8 hours/day, 5 days/week subject to overtime and call back as required.

Responsibilities

  • Assures the efficient operation of the department by implementing and monitoring both technical and safety policies/ procedures for the department that comply with quality and regulatory requirements.
  • Determines staffing job requirements by interviewing potential employees, evaluating performance on measurable departmental goals, and approves schedules to ensure appropriate staffing levels for the department.
  • Serves as a resource for the staff by sharing technical knowledge of procedures and trains staff to ensure quality patient outcomes.
  • Coordinates continuous quality improvement initiatives and interacts with other departments to provide added value to department service level and patient safety.
  • Provides leadership by advising and directing the staff, communicating/rounding with employees regularly, and assisting in the development of measurable department goals to include the areas of quality, service, people, community, finance, growth, and integration.


Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Education

Minimum: Bachelor Degree and completion of AMA approved program for medical technology.

Experience

Preferred: 5-10 years with Cellular Therapy Collection

Minimum: Advanced technical and managerial skills as acquired by 8-10 years' experience in medical technology, at least 3 years in supervisor capacity in blood banking.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Preferred: Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB)

Minimum: Tennessee Department of Public Health Med Tech General Supervisor License, Certification ASCP or equivalent

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 1160 - Manager-Transfusion Safety
Facility: BMH-Memphis Hospital
Department: ME Path Blood Bank Baptist Memphis
Category: Laboratory & Pathology
Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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