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Blood Bank Manager Job

Job Number: RIH14843

Job Title: Blood Bank Manager

Department: Blood Bank - 1012967

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, or closely related field or equivalent education and experience as defined by CLIA standards. National certification (or eligible) in Medical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology by ASCP or equivalent. Advanced or Master’s Degree work in the area of specialization is desired but specialized knowledge can also be obtained through equivalent work experience.

High degree of administrative skills to manage a large and complex laboratory section or group of sections ensuring that all procedures are preformed efficiently and that all quality controls are followed.

High degree of professional expertise of specific procedures, equipment utilized, controls, etc. in order to function as resource person to subordinate personnel.

Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to interface effectively with all levels of personnel within the Hospital and with various external sources, including communicating various services available and developing and maintaining effective customer relations.

Supervisory skills effectively direct and evaluate subordinate staff.

Additional formal training in the area of technical expertise and/or administration (up to one year).


Three to five years progressively more responsible work experience required, including two to three years of lead or supervisory experience in a laboratory environment.

The Manager Pathology reports to the Director of Pathology Administration and the medical director of the laboratory section, and is responsible for administration and technical management of Pathology laboratory section or group of sections (Blood Bank) for the academic medical center site. Coordinates administrative functions such as personnel, budget preparation and analyses, statistical and financial reporting, development and monitoring of new programs, and updates section(s) procedure manual(s). May develop and recommend programs to increase market share for outpatient testing.