Current Job Openings

Pre-Analytic Processing Supervisor

Requisition Number: 54128

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Supervisor for the Pre-Analytical/Processing staff in the Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics labs (HLA Lab). The Pre-Analytic Processing Supervisor will oversee the section of the HLA lab where clinical samples are accepted, logged in, processed for testing and prepared for storage. They will supervise the 12-14 technicians across two laboratories who carry out these jobs, manage space and equipment, maintain detailed records for laboratory accreditation and monitor service metrics.

Core Duties

  • Supervise 12-14 lab technicians and lab assistant(s) performing sample processing and lab maintenance for the HLA Molecular and Serology laboratories; select, train and evaluate staff; create work schedules and assign work duties on a weekly basis; understand and implement overall lab priorities and adjust processing staff and workflow to meet those priorities; adjust to unexpected changes in work demands to meet timetables; and participate in C-I-CARE activities and meet C-I-CARE requirements.
  • Maintain all lab equipment in pre-amplification labs in good working order; schedule and oversee preventive maintenance visits when due and maintain records of all maintenance; perform regular maintenance and make minor and mid-level repairs or call service technician for major problems; review function check logs and problem logs regularly; escalate equipment problems as needed; research and make recommendations for equipment purchases.
  • Coordinate the schedule for automation robotics and instrument parallel testing, calibrations and validation of reagents used for processing; ensure tests are completed and documented.

* Other duties may also be assigned.

Four-year college degree in biology, chemistry or related field; and three years’ experience in a clinical laboratory required (five years desired)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Intimate familiarity with operation of a clinical laboratory, including procedures and workflow for sample acceptability, accessioning, processing and storage for clinical samples; experience with creating work schedules and with maintaining laboratory records required for clinical lab accreditation requirements; knowledge of equipment and instrument functional requirements and ability to perform mid-level troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience.
  • Must be able to work well with a highly diverse staff and must be able to communicate effectively in spoken and written English.

Certifications and License
None required; ABHI certification as Histocompatibility Technologist or Specialist, or California State clinical laboratory license (MTA or MTR), preferred.

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Digital Marketing Strategist

Requisition Number: 54161

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Digital Marketing Strategist to support the overall marketing and communications objectives with sound strategic digital marketing management, consistent with overall brand strategy, goals and direction of the blood center. The role is responsible for day-to-day management of the existing digital channels, continually positioning the blood center as a leader in the blood industry and health care digital marketing arena. The Digital Marketing Strategist must be an effective communicator with an eye for creatives and content, and a solid understanding of technical infrastructure. The position works to assure technical consistency and business-generation efforts.

For complete job description and to apply, visit and reference job # 54161.

Laboratory Technician

Requisition Number: 53612

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a full-time, benefited Laboratory Technician. Work hours will be Monday through Friday (7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) with occasional weekends as needed.

Core duties include:

  • perform qualitative and quantitative tests of blood specimens following standard operating procedures (SOPs) and established regulations;
  • maintain accurate written and electronic records of work performed;
  • accurately report test results to inter- and intra-departmental customers, following review by licensed staff;
  • quarantine and label blood components for transfusion; and
  • interact with other Stanford Blood Center departments for the procurement of products to be tested and evaluated for routine QC and/or validations.

For complete job description and to apply, visit and reference job# 53612.

HLA Quality Specialist

Requisition Number: 53396

Stanford Blood Center is seeking an HLA Quality Specialist to perform a broad range of administrative, analytical and executive duties. Tasks will be related to assessing, planning, implementing and monitoring laboratory quality, regulatory compliance and performance improvement in the histocompatibility testing clinical labs. In collaboration with lab leadership, this person will identify, plan and execute strategies and methods to monitor and promote laboratory quality and regulatory compliance; as well as maintain and organize documentation and records, and maintain and monitor quality indicators. They will also handle incident investigations; facilitate and host onsite inspections; prepare applications for licensure, certification and accreditation; and facilitate and manage reviews and revisions of laboratory procedures.

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Clinical Operations Manager

Requisition Number: 53397

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Clinical Operations Manager for our HLA laboratories. Under the general supervision of the Administrative Director, and under the technical supervision of the Medical Directors, the Clinical Operations Manager will be responsible for performing administrative work in planning, organizing and directing licensed and unlicensed personnel in the serology and molecular clinical laboratories.

Core duties include:

  • Manage supervisors and line personnel in the day-to-day operations for the Clinical Labs. Be present at all laboratory locations on a routine basis to assist with operations or meet with staff. Hire, retain and terminate personnel, as well as execute career coaching and personal development of direct reports. Conduct performance reviews of personnel. Comply with all C-I-Care requirements. This role may independently, or in collaboration with SBC Human Resources (HR), guide supervisors in the interpretation and implementation of SBC and SHC HR policies, procedures and programs. (Note that lab staff currently numbers approximately 55 people in two laboratories.)
  • Leverage industry best practices and resources across HLA program and SBC to optimize efficiency in workforce planning and structure, equipment resources, workflows, etc. in clinical operations.
    • Utilize standard project management processes and systems for work prioritization and completion within schedule and budget constraints. Collaborate with departmental and organizational leadership teams to ensure appropriate communication and coordination.
  • Evaluate business processes, operational and/or financial effectiveness for the HLA clinical operations. Analyze and resolve complex issues and provide alternative solutions as necessary. Lead process improvement initiatives as necessary.
  • Monitor service metrics across HLA clinical operations. Recommend changes to metrics to optimize service and support to customers. Identify areas for improvement and lead initiatives as necessary.
  • Lead other administrative functions as applicable to HLA clinical operations, including space planning, budget development and compliance with organizational programs.

* Other duties may also be assigned.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field/discipline (required);
  • Seven (7) or more years of work that is directly related experience and shows increasing responsibilities, including at least three (3) years of supervisory experience and laboratory management with clinical and operations experience (required); and
  • histocompatibility experience (preferred).

For a complete job description and to apply, visit and reference job # 53397.

HLA Clinical Coordinator

Requisition Number: 53389

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Clinical Coordinator for our histocompatibility (HLA) laboratory. The Clinical Coordinator will serve as a consistent and knowledgeable liaison between the HLA laboratory and clinical services and will supervise a team of laboratory administrative associates. They will answer questions from transplant and other clinical services that require understanding of a broad range of HLA test results; provide the clinical services team with reports of test results (or will forward to a director those questions for which interpretation is required); help with determining what tests should be ordered, explaining HLA typing and antibody data; etc. The coordinator is responsible for maintaining HLA-related records for patients awaiting transplants; preparing reports and data for and attending clinical meetings with HLA directors and physicians; interacting with clinicians inside and outside Stanford to monitor HLA testing progress; preparing the Stanford and regional wait list for transplant patients; and providing and processing data for research efforts as needed.

For complete job description and to apply, please visit and reference job #53389.

Lead Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Requisition Number: 52545

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Lead Clinical Laboratory Scientist to perform complex clinical testing, including both machine and manual assays of bodily fluids independently for patient care purposes. This role functions as an expert technical resource, performing the most complex assays and providing training and mentoring to other Clinical Laboratory Scientist staff. Clinical test results are used directly to monitor the safety of the blood supply, with errors potentially leading to adverse events. This will be an evening shift assignment.

Core Duties include:

  • Perform complex specialized manual and automated testing on various types of clinical samples.
  • Analyze and evaluate results, then generate and evaluate clinical reports.
  • Perform final review of sample processing, test preparation, testing results and reports generated by staff. Sign out reports to next level review or to physicians.
  • Serve as expert, technical resource and/or point person for one or more specialized areas or instruments in the department. Train and mentor other Clinical Laboratory Scientists.
  • Evaluate, validate and optimize new assays; may evaluate new technologies and make recommendations on new acquisitions and/or upgrades of instrumentation and software.
  • Review quality assurance and quality control data and take corrective action for assigned area, as needed. Maintain documentation and assure that regulatory requirements are met.
  • Assist with scheduling and workflow coordination.
  • Write, review and edit protocols and procedures; maintain procedure manuals.
  • Oversee completion of equipment maintenance, instrumentation calibration, quality control and documentation, and ensure adequate supply of supplies and equipment.

* – Other duties may also be assigned

For complete job description and to apply, please visit and reference job # 52545.

Facilities Specialist

Requisition Number: 51346

Stanford Blood Center (SBC) is seeking a Facilities Associate to provide support to the SBC Facilities Manager and Facilities Maintenance Worker. The role will perform specialized, diverse work activities and coordinate solutions, solely supporting the operations, maintenance, repair and upkeep related to the physical environment and building systems for all SBC locations (including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, housekeeping, waste collection and tele-communications etc.). In addition, this position will support and assist with vehicle fleet management and maintenance, as well as the capital asset inventory process. They will serve as a safety liaison correcting identified safety issues, identify and track corrective actions, and maintain and participate in emergency preparedness, recovery and business continuity coordination.

Core Duties:

  • Maintain complex facilities; initiate work requests, monitor work request completion; coordinate and monitor routine maintenance services completion. Work with vendors to obtain estimates and quotes for repair work. Perform troubleshooting, coordinate, inspect and approve the contract work of third-party vendors. Identify, recommend and implement building operations and process modifications to the facility for increased productivity and/or cost reduction, coordinate maintenance logistics. Coordinate utility shutdowns and building access as needed, communicate these out to appropriate people.
  • Assist with vehicle fleet management – all vehicles including Bloodmobile Coaches, transport trucks and delivery vehicles. Ensure that all vehicles are taken in for routine PM Service.
  • Support project coordination – perform the assigned tasks within Blood Center projects; assist with project coordinator/liaison; and oversee and execute projects (limited to small, local projects), including their organization, schedules, and implementation.
  • Deliver and pick up maintenance supplies to and from all Blood Center locations.
  • Serve as safety liaison to the Stanford Blood Center Safety Officer. Correct identified safety and/or non-compliance issues; identify and track corrective actions; maintain and participate in emergency preparedness, recovery and business continuity coordination. Ensure facilities compliance with FDA, CLIA and ASHI facilities related regulations.
  • Assist in capital asset inventory process, including tagging, tracking, and disposal and reporting of all capital assets.
  • Assist with communications services – provide updates, alerts, and notifications to building occupants. Will be required to serve as the first point of contact in the event of building emergencies resulting from construction activities.

 – Other duties may also be assigned

For full job description and to apply, please visit and reference job # 51346.