Tower Health
Laboratory Supervisor - Blood Bank
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Philadelphia Map
Posted: 06/29/2020
Closing: 07/28/2020
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Tower Health
Job description

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; St. Christopher's Children's Hospital in Philadelphia; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.



Responsibilities

Responsible for a high degree of technical knowledge in the Blood Bank laboratory. Operates and manages staff within the department. Utilizes Blood Bank knowledge and skills to provide guidance and support to the technologists. Takes the lead on quality improvement processes and ensures best possible care and quality outcomes. Writes and reviews policies and procedures. Ensures all standard operating procedures and practices adhere to federal and regulatory agency standards (CLIA, DOH and TJC). Provides training, guidelines, and performance evaluations. Works closely with managerial and supervisory staff in developing, updating and monitoring the achievement of long-range goals and objectives.



Qualifications

EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or other science degree required
  • MS degree preferred

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

  • MT (ASCP) certified
  • SBB preferred

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of Blood Bank experience

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Laboratory Supervisor - Blood Bank