Manage the administrative, fiscal and technical operation of the Clinical Services/Therapeutic Apheresis Unit, which also may include, but not limited to, collection of Human Cells, Tissues, and Cellular and Tissue Based Products (HCT/P) or Perioperative Autologous Cell Salvage (PACS). Continually analyze cost and provision of“on demand” program to ensure cost recovery. Establish and oversee implementation of staffing, development of local operating process, compliance issues and training. Maintain knowledge of therapeutic apheresis procedures and may perform therapeutic apheresis procedures when needed. Monitor performance against budget and explain variance as appropriate
1. Establishes and oversees staffing to ensure the efficient, effective and safe completion of therapeutic apheresis procedures while meeting hospital needs and physician requests.
2. Hires new staff and ensures that new staff meets all requirements of training plan.
3. Maintain knowledge of therapeutic apheresis procedures and may perform therapeutic apheresis procedures when needed ensuring safe and appropriate care of patient.
4. Contributes to the development and monitors implementation of local operating procedures, quality control procedures and staff training protocols to assure compliance.
5. Manages budget; ensure that costs are recovered and that budget targets are met.
6. Supervises assigned staff in accordance with personnel policies and bargaining unit contracts including evaluating performance, recommending disciplinary actions and providing appropriate input in hiring and firing decisions to enhance the success of operations and minimize turnover.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Management, related field, or equivalent combination of related education and experience is required. Master’s Degree preferred. If indicated by responsibilities and state legislation where
position resides, may also require a Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, or Medical Technologist, with current state licensure. Current CPR certification. Minimum five years of progressively responsible operations management experience including a minimum of three years supervisory experience is required. Excellent organizational skills, the ability to handle multiple priorities effectively, analyze problems and implement appropriate solutions and assimilate information quickly. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to deal with all levels of staff, hospital personnel, physicians and patients. A current valid driver’s license and good driving record is required.