Swedish Medical Center Blood Management Specialist (RN or MT) - Blood Bank in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a BloodManagement Specialist (0.6 FTE, Days) in the Blood Bank at Swedish FirstHill in Seattle, WA.

The Blood ManagementSpecialist develops, implements, coordinates and evaluates bloodless and bloodmanagement programs especially as related to regulatory and safety complianceacross all campuses.

In this position you will:

  • BloodlessProgram patient interviews, directing Bloodless Program volunteer staff, actingas a liaison for internal and external customers, overseeing documentation,data maintenance and reporting, coordination of projects, meetings, andconferences.

  • Responsiblefor reviewing and investigating EQVR’s related to the blood productadministration process.

  • Responsiblefor assisting the Blood Services Department in developing and implementingpolicies and procedures to improve transfusion safety and administrationincluding evaluating and monitoring the processes of dispensing and administeringblood components.

  • This positionis required to be on call 24/7 per pre-arranged schedule.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’sdegree in Nursing or Medical Technology is required (if applying as a MedicalTechnologist, Bachelor’s degree with proper MT certification is acceptable).

  • Bachelorsof Science in Nursing, Washington State Nursing License or MT (ASCP) and/or SBBcertification.

  • Minimum three years clinical experience in an acute care facility with demonstrated leadership capabilities and an understanding of transfusion practice and testing, including process improvement.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Clinical experience with blood componentadministration or testing is highly desirable.

About the First HillCampus:

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the

flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the

most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington State and houses a

Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year

at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include

more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Lab (Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Technologist)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 189285