MD Anderson Cancer Center Donor Operations Laboratory Supervisor in Houston, Texas
Description - External
The ideal candidate will have previous donor operations experience and be ASCP certified.
The section of Donor Operations provides collection and manufacturing services for allogenic blood donors for whole blood, plateletpheresis, granulocytes, and MNCs; as well as custom clinical collections for autologous and therapeutic blood components.
We collect approximately 30,000 units of blood per year through our mobile operations and fixed site collection activities. We host approximately 500 collection drives throughout the greater Houston area. We also have three fixed sites in the Texas Medical Center area, which makes donating convenient. MD Anderson employees are a critical resource for our collections. We have over 2,500 dedicated employee donors, which is more than double the national average of donor participation.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Supervises assigned technologists and technicians
Ensures all personnel are trained
Ensures competency assessments are completed according to guidelines
Monitors progress of technologists through the Professional Development Model
Coaches and counsels and writes performance evaluations for assigned employees
May assist with staffing/scheduling
Ensures laboratory meets quality and productivity standards
Ensures adequate quality control methods are implemented according to standard and addresses quality control issues
Is a subject matter expert
Ensures supplies and equipment are ordered and maintained to meet laboratory needs
Assists with data base testing and recommends modification to the database
Ensures productivity is sufficient to meet time constraints established for current procedures and processes
Continually explores process improvement and efficient operation opportunities
Perform clinical lab assays, tests, and procedures as appropriate
Coordinate new test/protocol development and oversee the development and maintenance of new policies and procedure documents
Ensures compliance with all regulatory and safety standards and enforces policies and procedures.
Manages customer service interactions and relationships with diplomacy and professionalism.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in a related science field. Eight years of experience in a clinical laboratory to include four years of laboratory compliance and three years of lead or supervisory experience. Depending on the laboratory, American Society of Clinical Pathologist (ASCP) Board of Certification (BOC) -OR- Certified Histocompatibility Technologist (CHT) by the American Society for Histocompatabiilty & Immunogenetics (ASHI). It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 139259
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 79,600
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 99,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 119,400
Science Jobs: No