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Laboratory Manager

Laboratory Manager

Job Description

  • The University Health System of San Antonio, Texas is presently seeking a well-qualified Transfusion Manager.  This leadership role is accountable for the management of the Transfusion Services Department.  The Transfusion Manager will be responsible for managing daily operations of blood bank, business and strategic initiatives, managing people and financial resources and ongoing and sustainable improvement in areas of compliance and process control.

    Position necessitates a dynamic leader ready for a challenge.  On April 14, 2014, the Transfusion Service Department moved into a newly expanded state of the art laboratory.  University Health System, a Magnet Hospital with 714 beds, is an active Level I Adult Trauma Center and a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for a 22 county area.  The University Health System partners with the University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School, training medical students, fellows and residents.  The Transfusion Service Department works in collaboration with this partnership to train Clinical Laboratory students.  It has partnered with the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center to maintain a Specialist in Blood Banking program.  Yearly, over 26,000 components are transfused within University Health System.  With a staff of 22 FTE, our Transfusion Manager, must be available as a resource for the antibody work-ups and as an extra hand during an “MTP.”

    Position Summary/Responsibilities:

    Responsible for management of staff and operations for multiple laboratories.  Effectively utilizes available resources to ensure provision of timely and accurate laboratory test results through methods that are in compliance with requirements established by accreditation standards and by federal/state reimbursement agencies.  Interacts as needed with nursing staff, physicians, other hospital departments and Pathology Service management staff.  Performs all other functions and duties as necessary.

     Education Requirements:

    Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or an appropriate biological/chemical science from an accredited college or university is required.  Completion of college-level Business Administration courses is preferred.  Successful completion of a structured clinical program (CAHEA approved) and certification as a Medical Technologist or equivalent by a recognized certifying agency is required.  Minimum five-year work experience in the clinical laboratory is required. One year of supervisory experience is preferred. 

Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 00002754
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Laboratory Manager

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