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Assistant Laboratory Supervisor

Company: Vitalant
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Organization BSI Business GroupPrimary Location United States of America-Illinois-RosemontWork Locations 2526 IL Rosemont Vitalant 5505 Pearl Street Rosemont 60018Employee Status Full-time, RegularShift Evening JobTravel NoJob Posting Close Date Aug 31, 2022Job Function LaboratoryVitalant is where donors, talent and innovation meet to save and improve lives. We are the nation's largest independent, nonprofit blood services provider exclusively focused on providing lifesaving blood and comprehensive transfusion medicine services for about 900 hospitals and their patients across the U.S. We seek team members who want to make a difference in people's lives while furthering their careers. At Vitalant you can expect competitive compensation, paid time off and other benefits. Take your first step to joining our dedicated team by applying today.PRIMARY PURPOSE:Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for routine component production, testing, and labeling of donor blood and blood products. This position is responsible for assisting the supervisor with training and work-flow coordination of laboratory employees.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Is responsible for bringing compliance issues to the attention of management.Assures quality customer service to all customers.Performs special studies and projects, as assigned.Performs moderate complexity testing, as assigned.Assists with training and laboratory workflow coordination.Prepares all blood components, performs labeling and quarantine, as required.Assures all quality control standards and procedures are performed and documented.Maintains accurate records and documentation of production and testing. Performs data entry and review of production records.Participates in hiring and performance appraisal processes. Identifies personnel performance issues and participates in effective resolution.Performs preventive maintenance on equipment. Notifies appropriate personnel if additional service is needed.Assists in deviation management process.Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.REQUIREMENTS:Knowledge/EducationHigh School graduate or GED required.CLIA equivalent for moderate complexity testing required.Licenses/ CertificationsNone.ExperienceOne year laboratory experience required.Skills/AbilitiesMust be able to stand for long periods of time, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs.Must be detail oriented and possess strong communication, organization, analytical, and decision making skills and be able to comprehend and apply clinical laboratory procedures and theory.Must possess leadership and human resources skills.Able to maintain donor, patient and employee confidentiality.Must possess basic keyboarding skills and the ability to handle and operate laboratory equipment.Able to work flexible shifts and overtime when necessary.DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION AT VITALANTVitalant is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace built on a foundation of respect, integrity, teamwork, and excellence. Through our DEI strategic plan, we create opportunities for employees of all backgrounds to feel valued, seen and heard. We believe this mission drives creativity and innovation, as employees experience an environment conducive to personal growth and career development.VITALANT OFFERS A COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGEHealth, Dental and Vision InsuranceHSA, FSA and 410K retirement savings plansPaid Time OffCommuter benefitsEmployee assistance programCOVID-19 POLICYAs an essential operation to the nation's healthcare infrastructure and a science-based organization, Vitalant believes that being vaccinated helps provide protection and care for our employees, our donors, their families, and the broader community. Vitalant requires employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Individuals applying for this position should be prepared to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination mandates of Vitalant and accordingly, will need to have received the full series of vaccinations two weeks prior to the first date of employment unless an approved exemption exists prior to start.Blood Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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