Supervisor, Blood Bank

Allied Health
10013751 Requisition #

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research.  City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary

Responsible for supervising all activities in the Blood Bank.  Responsibilities include writing Standard Operating Procedures, reviewing quality control records, reviewing antibody identification panels, serving as 24/7 resource when on call, evaluating staff performance and participating in hiring and termination decisions.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Supervises operational workflow
  • Maintain, update and revise the department’s SOPs as new methods and regulatory requirements are introduced. Develops, validates and implements new procedures.
  • Reviews logs used for processing blood products. Reviews temperature graphs, test results and antibody panels.
  • Performs Donor Deferral and Notification process including maintaining files of donors with unacceptable testing results.
  • Prepares staff work schedule for day, evening and graveyard shifts.
  • Serves as 24 hour technical on-call resource when scheduled.
  • Assists in the containment of medical center costs through appropriate ordering of blood, reagents and lab supplies and recovery of patient charges. Verifies blood and reagent invoices for accuracy in billing.
  • Compiles data for monthly reports and departmental quality indicators.
  • Writes equipment validation plans; performs validation and staff training.
  • Assists with evaluation of staff performance.  Assists in the selection of staff; orients and trains new hires.
  • Performs employee counseling when appropriate. Assists in the hiring and termination decisions.
  • Coordinates continuing education programs and ensures that records and in-house training are maintained.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five years experience in a hospital Transfusion Service or SBB certification preferred.

Required Certification/Licensure:

  • California CLS license

Additional Information:

  • To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021.  Compliance is a condition of employment.   

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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