Lab Section Chief Blood Bank
Company: Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Posted on: November 22, 2021
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
Conducts performance appraisals and competency evaluations.
Maintains positive interpersonal communication with
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
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
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
3-5 years ' p rior experience in the Immunohematology
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Florida State license in all areas of Clinical Laboratory
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certification
Ability to communicate promptly, clearly and courteously, both
verbally and writing, in English with all hospital co-workers and
Ability to interpret and analyze information to perform laboratory
Ability to use computer to enter and access patient data and be
able to accurately relay patient test results to appropriate
Knowledge of and ability to perform laboratory techniques and use
Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information and adheres to
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
Job : Laboratory
Primary Location : Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital -
Main Hospital Campus
Department : LABORATORY-MAIN LAB-2100-702000
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