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Blood Bank Manager, Laboratory Medicine

LocationNew York, NY

Ref2021-46587

DeptAllied Health - Laboratory Medicine

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.  We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details

Blood Bank Manager

Are you interested in being a part of our mission to cure cancer at MSK? We have an exciting opportunity for a Blood Bank Manager to join our Department of Laboratory Medicine. In pursuit of patient care and scientific research, our team prepares over 50,000 blood products for transfusion every year. We have an active donor room. You will lead an innovative, collaborative, and interdependent team that regularly pursues excellence across all the MSK blood banks (or sites) at MSK.

The ideal candidate is an NYS SED licensed clinical laboratory technologist possessing the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in medical technology or an appropriate biological/chemical science from an accredited college or university is required.
  • A current New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist license or ASCP certification with eligibility to apply for a NY license preferred
  • 10+ years managing or supervising in a clinical lab setting, including distribution to offsite facilities, highly skilled in reference laboratory level experience and LIS upgrade/implementation experience required.
  • Certification as a Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) preferred
  • Strong experience in formulating and managing budgets
  • Knowledge of  New York and New Jersey regulatory oversight

You will:

  • Be responsible for the management of staff and operations of the Blood Bank Team
  • Manage a team of approximately 75 staff, including taking responsibility for recruitment, performance appraisals and education of the team. 
  • Work closely with the supervisors to assure adequate staffing and educational opportunities for the team.
  • Be responsible for preparing and managing the lab budget, covering equipment, supplies and staffing. 
  • Collaborate with other departmental managers to create and implement department-wide initiatives. 
  • Review validations and SOPs. 
  • Act as the escalation point for the team when difficult samples require review. 
  • Ensure the lab remains compliant with safety standards, legal regulations, licensing and accreditation requirements.
  • Work closely with the Senior Director and Service Chief of Transfusion Medicine

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM, or hours flexible as needed

Application Hiring Process

Step 1
Complete an Online Application
Step 2
Participate in an Initial Phone Interview
Step 3
Participate in In-Person or Video interviews
Step 4
Provide References
Step 5
Extension of Job Offer
Step 6
Onboarding
Step 7
New Employee Orientation
Step 1
Complete an Online Application
Step 2
Participate in an Initial Phone Interview
Step 3
Participate in In-Person or Video interviews
Step 4
Provide References
Step 5
Extension of Job Offer
Step 6
Onboarding
Step 7
New Employee Orientation

New York, NY

At MSK, we are committed to providing exceptional patient care that is as convenient as possible. Each of our facilities serves a purpose and is strategically built to support a larger community, including our employees.

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Memorial Hospital
New York, NY
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