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 aSpecialist in Blood Banking (SBB) preferred
Strong experience in formulating and managing budgets
Knowledge of New York and New Jersey regulatory oversight
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
Internal Number: 2021-46587
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.