Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA 40 Hours, Day Shift
Under the general direction of the Blood Bank Medical Director and the Pathology Department Executive Director, the Blood Bank Technical Director provides oversight for all of the technical, operational, and administrative functions of the Blood Bank. This position is 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. The Blood Bank Technical Director 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.
MT(ASCP)SBB required with a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or a related field.
Minimum of seven (7) years technical Blood Bank experience and four (4) years’ experience as a Blood Bank clinical supervisor.
Experience with the following is preferred:
Blood bank IT systems, Epic EMR and Mediware HCLL/Lifetrak
Blood Donor operations including components laboratory processing
Experience with FDA, AABB, FACT, Joint Commission regulatory surveys
Excellent skills and experience in all phases of Blood Banking.
The supervisory and managerial abilities necessary to direct and coordinate activities of personnel.
Ability to work independently to troubleshoot issues and solve problems.
Understanding of requirements of regulatory agencies.
Must possess strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively with co-workers, subordinates, physicians, health care workers, outside visitors and students.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to individuals and groups.
Must be able to remain calm and productive under pressure.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in healthcare and the site of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world. Whether measured in terms of lives saved, expanding the boundaries of medicine through research, serving the needs of our local and global community, transforming the future of healthcare through education, or the personal satisfaction of stretching your talents— a career at BWH is unlike any other. Here you will find teamwork and collaboration are the norm. Our employees form a close-knit bond, based on mutual respect and devotion to our patients which forms the basis for our workplace culture known as the Brigham way.
Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.
Internal Number: 3067924
About Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in virtually every area of medicine and has been the site of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world. A major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, BWH has a legacy of excellence that continues to grow. With two outstanding hospitals, over 150 outpatient practices, and over 1,200 physicians, we serve patients from New England, throughout the United States, and from 120 countries around the world. BWH is a training ground for physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals. We have 1,100 trainees in over 140 of the most sought after training programs in the world, and also host Harvard Medical School students in rotations throughout our programs. As our global health services expand, our clinical trainees have rich opportunities to contribute and learn in challenging environments around the world. Brigham and Women's Hospital is an EEO, AA, VEVRAA Employer.