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Supervisor of the Blood Bank Transfusion Services

Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Nashville
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

  • 2200719Job Clinical Labs/PathologyPrimary Location TN-Nashville-The Vanderbilt Clinic (TVC)Organization Transfusion Admin 201756Shift Second Shift
    Job Summary:$10,000.00 Signing Bonus & Relocation Stipend signing incentives
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is seeking to hire a Diagnostic Laboratories Team Leader (DLTL), whom will report to the Manager of the diagnostic Blood Bank Laboratories, and whom will supervise efficient integration and management of the team and operations to properly provide laboratory services. The DLTL defines performance standards and manages operations to support consistent outcomes which meet or exceed quality standards. The DLTL plans, coordinates and supervises the activities of personnel engaged in testing and implements new technology. In support of the MLS programs, the DLTL enables staff to serve as instructors for the primary training of the MLS students.Position Shift:
    • Exempt, 2nd Shift, Monday-Friday, 2pm-10:30pm CSTUnit SummaryVanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been rated the #1 Hospital in Nashville and the state of Tennessee by the US News & World Report. VUMC's Diagnostic Laboratories are undergoing an exciting time of change, including a planned expansion to a new state-of-the-art 110,000 sq ft laboratory. This, along with an established Professional Advancement Ladder (PAL), provides additional opportunities for growth within our system. VUMC is an academic medicine environment, providing team members frequent interaction with clinical teams and exposure to complex and novel infectious cases.Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.VUMC Recent AccomplishmentsBecause we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
      • US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
        • Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
          • Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
            • The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
              • American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
                • Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
                  • National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
                    • Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
                      • Manages daily activities and the team to optimize operational processes and meet quality performance standards within the Laboratory service.
                      • Supervises personnel, selects new employees, assures staff are properly trained and meet competencies, identifies training needs, responsible for performance evaluation.
                      • Develops and implements quality control/assurance program, including appropriate proficiency testing and peer review standards.
                      • Responsible for maintaining all required activities and documents to assure compliance with both regulatory and accreditation standards applicable to this laboratory.
                      • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
                        Position QualificationsRequired:
                        • Education, experience, certification and license should be applicable to the specialty area or department as generalist or categorical. 2) If categorical supervisor license, then employee must serve as Team Leader for the specific lab defined by the categorical license. 3) Medical Technologist Supervisor license is not required for Histology or Lab Client Services Team Leader positions.
                          2) Successful completion of CAHEA or NAACLS accredited Medical Technology program or BS from accredited institution with major in biological, chemical, physical or clinical laboratory science and ASCP technologist generalist or categorical certification or equivalent certification; or equivalent education and experience per CLIA and TN Medical Laboratory Board (1200-06-01-.22)for personnel performing high complexity testing.
                        • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) from accredited institution (Required)
                        • 5 years relevant experience (Required)
                        • Licensed Medical Laboratory Supervisor (Required)
                        • Licensed Medical Laboratory Technologist (Required)Preferred:
                          • MLS (ASCP) Certification and state of Tennessee Medical Technologist license
                          • Technologist Supervisor - Generalist license in the state of Tennessee
                          • Prior diagnostic laboratories supervisory experience in the Core, Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Serology, laboratories
                            Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:
                            • Light Work category requiring exertion up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects.Movement
                              • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
                              • Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device
                              • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms, or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
                              • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
                              • Occasional: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching, or maneuvering self, patient, and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces
                              • Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
                              • Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
                              • Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
                              • Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
                              • Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
                              • Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
                              • Frequent: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
                              • Frequent: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
                              • Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
                              • Frequent: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands.
                              • Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
                              • Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.Sensory
                                • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
                                • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones, and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
                                • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
                                • Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.Environmental Conditions
                                  • Frequent: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.
                                  • Frequent: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.

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