At Mississippi Blood Services, we know for a fact that we make a difference in people's lives every day. We've been working to serve the needs of patients in Mississippi hospitals since 1979. We are committed to providing excellent benefits, a great working environment and just being an all-around great place to work. We're looking for an individual with flexible skills that is intellectual, confident, self-disciplined and innovative; with imagination and strong problem-solving skills. To help meet our mission the successful candidate:
Oversees all look back procedures, product investigations and Hold/PDIR investigations.
Maintains liaison with hospital laboratories by telephone communication and/or written communication.
Serves as a role model and assists in mentoring new associates as well as other team members.
Works closely with other Supervisory/Management staff within Manufacturing and Distribution departments to ensure the following are performed satisfactory, within appropriate time constraints and within appropriate FDA and regulatory guidelines: Training/Retraining, SOP review/updates, departmental validations, new equipment implementation, and compliance audit responses and corrections.
Review and produce final written report for hospital.
Administer patient antibody letters; composition of rough draft and final copies.
Direct investigation of pending test results, data entry/verification of test results.
Assists with all mandatory and voluntary inspections of the blood center: AABB, FDA, and plasma fractionators.
Maintains the Standard Operating Procedure manual for the laboratory.
Reviews lab records to ensure adherence to federal regulations.
Position may require daily administrative duties when other staff is unavailable
Schedules, instructs and evaluates students rotating through the production laboratory to include MLT or MT students and pathology residents.
Prepares and administers annual budgets for Technical Lab. Reviews and approves invoices.
Directs the maintenance of quality control programs in the laboratory.
Maintains regular attendance during normal office hours. Requires flexibility and availability to work whatever hours are needed and to travel as needed to achieve objectives at all times.
Promotes MBS through activities and professional organizations and other means of public relations.
Able to work and lead by example in a fast paced environment while focused on timely, correct results every time.
Willingness to serve on-call as needed, and to work a flexible schedule in order to meet patient needs.
Experience in supervising and managing personnel.
Stable work history
Other duties as assigned
-Bachelor's degree (B. A. /B.S.) from four-year college or university; one to two years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Certified MT(ASCP); MT(ASCP)BB, or SBB preferred
We offer competitive salaries determined by education/experience, outstanding benefits, and a congenial work environment. We're committed to continual improvement.
It's a great time to join us in our life saving mission - you'll be glad you did!
Mississippi Blood Services is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.
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re-employment drug testing required
Note: Our application process is designed to be completed through this online process. However, if a reasonable accommodation is needed to enable you to apply for one of our positions, please contact us at email@example.com or 601-368-2674 and we will gladly work with you.
About Mississippi Blood Services
Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) is a not-for-profit blood service, founded in 1979. Our mission is to provide a safe and adequate supply of voluntarily donated blood and blood components for patients in hospitals and to offer related services to our hospitals and other medical facilities.
MBS is the only FDA licensed blood center headquartered in Mississippi, created to manage our state’s blood supply. We service hospitals across the state.
MBS operates nine drawing centers across the State of Mississippi with distribution hubs in Jackson, Oxford and Greenville. MBS supplies a safe and adequate supply of blood and blood products to hospitals in Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee.
MBS is licensed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), a founding member of Blood Centers of America, Inc. (BCA/hemerica), a member of America’s Blood Centers (ABC), and a member of the South Central Association of Blood Banks (SCABB).
In 1975, through the initiative of 26 civic clubs, Mississippi Regional Blood Center was formed. This initiative, along with a $400,000 federal grant provided start-up fundi...ng for the new blood center, with the stipulation that the center offer its services to hospitals and patients throughout Mississippi.
In November 1979, Mississippi Blood Services, Inc., was created through the consolidation of Family Blood Assurance Program and Mississippi Regional Blood Center.