Medical Technologist Specialist - Coordinator Blood Donation Program

Rochester, NY


Position Summary :

The Blood Bank Donor Room Coordinator, with guidance from a supervisor, oversees all aspects of the Autologous Donation Program. S/he assures that donor room activities follow current FDA, CAP, NYSDOH regulations and AABB standards concerning donations, testing, component preparation, labeling, quality control, and quality assurance.

Job Duties :

  1. Performs all duties found in Blood Collection Technologist and Medical Technologist II job description. Works a minimum of 1 day per week to support Blood Bank main laboratory responsibilities. (50%)

  2. Keeps current and implements all donor regulations; develops strategies for overall improvements in the donor room; and keeps the DR staff abreast of changes. (10%)

  3. Troubleshoots patient and product problems associated with SMH or ARC autologous and directed donation programs. (10%)

  4. Trains new donor room personnel, and keeps the Blood Collection Phlebotomist job description current. (5%)

  5. Supervises the activities of the Faculty Secretary and the Blood Collection phlebotomist and has routine one on one meetings to discuss performance and monitor progress on projects. Is responsible for writing performance reviews for direct reports. (5%)

  6. Manages quality assurance by performing final review of Donation Record Forms, Infectious Disease Test Result reports, and Monthly Log Sheets. (5%)

  7. Manages daily, monthly and quarterly quality control. (1%)

  8. Coordinates testing and release of blood products. Coordinates billing for and disposal of Autologous donations. (1%)

  9. Participates in the semiannual physical inventory of reagents and supplies for the Blood Donation Program. (1%)

  10. Coordinates monthly workload recording and collects statistics for annual reports. Maintain records of American Red Cross autologous and directed donations received. (1%)

  11. Other duties and projects as assigned. (1%)

Relationships/Authorities :

  • Supervises the work performance of Blood Collection phlebotomist and the Faculty Secretary.

  • Reports to the Chief Supervisor.

Education/Experience :

  1. BS degree and four years experience, or

  2. ASCP certification/subspecialty certification desirable.

  3. CPR certification required.

  4. NYS licensed as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 34.50 - $ 44.85 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 097