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Lab Section Chief Blood Bank

Company: Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Location: Hialeah
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:


Job Summary

Performs laboratory tests for clinical diagnosis adhering to guidelines of licensing and regulatory agencies. Works under the supervision of the Chief, Department of Pathology and Clinical Laboratories and the Director of Operations.

Job Specific Duties

Complies with hospital and laboratory safety regulations.

Complies with, and ensures that staff complies with required continuing education requirements.

Conducts parallel studies, evaluates new instrumentation, implements new test procedures, and writes and revises policies and procedures.

Conducts performance appraisals and competency evaluations.

Maintains positive interpersonal communication with patient/client/staff.

Monitors inventory, assesses the need for new instrumentation, purchases equipment and supplies.

Responsible to perform and report immunohematology tests accurately in required time.

Performs quality control/quality improvement processes, and maintains required records.

Performs scheduled preventative maintenance and calibrations on instruments and equipment, and maintains cleanliness of instruments, equipment, and area.

Recognizes and reports critical values to appropriate patient care personnel.

Schedules adequate numbers of competent staff to complete workload. - Reviews schedules, makes immunohematology assignments using flex options, and - proactively aligns schedule with volume/census fluctuation. Collaborates with - team and monitors on an ongoing basis.

Trains staff and students in laboratory procedures and policies; supervises technical and non-technical staff.

Performs appropriate laboratory techniques and utilizes laboratory instruments as needed.

Responsible to perform immunohematology testing based on workflow and processing time.


Minimum Job Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Science

Florida State License in Immunohematology - maintains Florida State requirements for licensure and for continuing education for license renewal

3-5 years ' p rior experience in the Immunohematology

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Florida State license in all areas of Clinical Laboratory preferred.

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certification preferred.

Ability to communicate promptly, clearly and courteously, both verbally and writing, in English with all hospital co-workers and customers.

Ability to interpret and analyze information to perform laboratory procedures.

Ability to use computer to enter and access patient data and be able to accurately relay patient test results to appropriate person.

Knowledge of and ability to perform laboratory techniques and use laboratory instruments.

Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information and adheres to HIPAA guidelines.

Able to work cooperatively and constructively with physicians, patients, families and co-workers.

Ability to problem solve to adapt standard clinical procedures to the individual client's need.

Ability to interpret, adapt, and react calmly under stressful conditions.

Job : Laboratory

Primary Location : Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

Department : LABORATORY-MAIN LAB-2100-702000

Job Status
:Full Time

Keywords: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Hialeah , Lab Section Chief Blood Bank, Healthcare , Hialeah, Florida

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