permanent

Director of Blood Bank

Brigham and Women's Hospital | Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: December 22, 2022
Opportunity Code: 32038

Summary

Join Brigham and Women’s Hospital as you take on the innovative role of Director of Blood Bank in Boston, Massachusetts! 


The Position

  • The Director of Blood Bank will be responsible for the oversight of compliance measures, accrediting standards, and standard operating procedures pertaining to blood bank operations within Brigham and Women’s Hospital. 
  • Reporting to the VP of Clinical Operations and Medical Director, the Director of Blood Bank will implement and manage the Quality Plan for both the Blood Bank and Transfusion Services, as well as the Donor Rooms to ensure that all processes are within AABB Quality Program compliance protocols. 
  • This leader will effectively analyze and strategize improvement measures pertaining to donor suitability, blood collection, component processing, testing, labeling, and distribution and will complete investigations surrounding adverse effects and information management as necessary. 
  • Will evaluate, review, and revise documents in MediaLab while managing document control, personnel documentation, and will oversee the Change Control process throughout the department. This includes maintaining and approving validations, revising SOPs, and managing all FDA registrations. 
  • The Director of Blood Bank will work in collaboration with the nursing, physician, and executive leadership teams and will strive to create strong working relationships to ensure optimal collaboration and productivity throughout the organization. 
  • Seeking an innovative and experienced leader who will be able to portray high emotional intelligence while orchestrating departmental operation procedures including staffing, training, and hands-on support for staff members when necessary. 
  • Candidates will ideally bring strong knowledge in compliance, safety, medical technology, and blood bank within a related setting to ensure that they will be equipped to strategize future pathways throughout the department, and organization as a whole. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree is preferred. 
  • 4+ years of experience within a clinical laboratory setting. 
  • MLS(ASCP), BB(ASCP), and/or MLT(ASCP) is required. 

The Organization

  • Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is the largest hospital of the Longwood Medical and Academic Area in Boston and an international leader in virtually every area of medicine.
  • A major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, BWH has a legacy of excellence that continues to grow year after year.
  • With Massachusetts General Hospital, it is one of the two founding members of Partners HealthCare, the largest healthcare provider in Massachusetts.
  • BWH includes 150 outpatient practices with over 1,200 physicians and serves patients from New England, throughout the United States, and from 120 countries around the world.
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital conducts the second largest hospital-based research program in the world, with an annual research budget of more than $630 million.
  • Pioneering milestones include the world's first successful heart valve operation and the world's first solid organ transplant.

The Community

  • Boston, Massachusetts, offers a unique mix of historic culture and modern change – a vibrant and diverse business sector, prestigious colleges and universities, unrivaled hospitals, world-renowned museums, rich history, and proximity to the beaches of Cape Cod and the White and Green Mountains! 
  • The “Bay State” is the home of two professional baseball teams, as well as professional basketball, hockey, and soccer teams. Sports fans can also visit the Sports Museum of New England, The Basketball Hall of Fame, and the Volleyball Hall of Fame. 
  • Boston has a thriving music scene – summer nights are brought to life with free concerts at the Hatch Shell and annual festivals celebrating new artists. 
  • When walking through the historic city of Boston, notice red bricks along several sidewalks. These bricks outline the “Freedom Trail,” a built-in map that takes you to all the historical landmarks. 

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