Current Job Openings

Program Manager

Requisition Number: R215403

Reporting to the Manager of Strategic Projects, the SBC Project Manager leads key organization initiatives for Stanford Blood Center. Project Managers are responsible for the coordination and completion of all aspects of project management on assigned projects, including, but not limited to, project scope, project schedule, project budget, project plans, facilitating meetings, documenting requirements, overseeing development, operational workflows and implementation.

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Clinical Laboratory Scientist I (10:30 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. shift)

Requisition Number: R214806

Stanford Blood Center’s Histocompatibility Lab is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (technologist) to perform highly complex human histocompatibility testing for organ transplantation, including molecular typing, HLA antibody identification and crossmatch testing, including both machine and manual assays. They will test specimens and analyze, interpret and report results. Clinical test results are used directly to inform patient care decisions, with errors potentially leading to adverse events.

Experience in HLA is a plus, but we will train. After completion of training, regular work hours are Monday through Friday, 10:30 p.m.-7:00 a.m.

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QC Lab Supervisor

Requisition Number: R214815

The purpose of this position is to provide supervisory and administrative support for the Quality Control (QC) department in an infectious disease testing laboratory. Core duties include:

  • Hire, train, coach, counsel and determine disciplinary action in conjunction with HR as required; write and deliver performance evaluations, assign and manage workload for QC direct reports. Comply with C-I-Care rounding requirements and StandOut expectations. Develop monthly work schedule; maintain communication with team members on all shifts; give direction and support and promote teamwork through C-I-CARE and engagement surveys.
  • Oversee workflow and accurate and timely reporting of results by coordinating with intra- and inter-departmental and research areas to ensure completion of test results. Accurately enter QC test results into computer and generate monthly QC tracking and trending statistics. Perform investigations of unsatisfactory QC and determine corrective action as required. Present results at QRA meeting and route results for review each month.
  • Evaluate and perform validations for new equipment and/or software and processing such as Pathogen Reduction Technology and HemaComply; develop applicable SOPs and training plans. Develop and monitor equipment preventative maintenance schedules.

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Laboratory Technician

Requisition Number: R214892

This individual will work report to the direction of the section supervisor or senior technical support. Core duties include:

  • Prepares, processes and loads specimens onto testing platforms as required.
  • Assists in instrument maintenance.
  • Processes specimens for confirmatory testing.
  • Archives samples after analysis.
  • Labels and stains as required responding to inquiries from Pre-analytical Services and technical sections.
  • Records equipment temperature readings.
  • Performs a variety of clerical duties and participates in pre-clinical test development, training and ad-hoc projects as directed.

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Research Assistant (temp)

Requisition Number: R214658

The Research Assistant (temporary) will optimize and validate two key assays: lymphocyte mitogen proliferation and basophil activation assays. Additionally, they will help develop a workflow and catalogue for cryo-preserved cells of specific cell subsets (B, T, NK, etc). Specific responsibilities include separating and isolating components from whole blood, meticulous record-keeping of specimens, sample preparation for flow cytometry assays, designing and performing the flow cytometry experiments, assay validation and data analysis. There will be an expectation that the individual perform and troubleshoot experiments independently.

Lab Technician (temp)

Requisition Number: R214297

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Laboratory Technician temp to work under the direction of the laboratory supervisor. Core duties include:

  • Prepares and labels blood components.
  • Monitors component inventory to assure proper levels are maintained.
  • Receives orders for blood products and issues; packs and ships blood components.
  • Processes deliveries of blood products into inventory and maintains accurate and detailed records of all work performed.
  • Performs quality control on equipment and blood components; reviews quality control and maintains equipment as required.
  • May be required to operate delivery vehicle for transport of blood products.
  • Responds to blood storage alarms.
  • Cleans and disinfects areas and equipment according to laboratory policy and maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Answers telephones promptly; routes calls or takes messages as appropriate.

This position rotates an on-call beeper for off-hours emergency blood needs or equipment failure.

This is not a research position.

For a complete job description and to apply, visit and reference job R214297.

Life Science Research Assistant I

Requisition Number: R213688

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Life Science Research Assistant for the Flow Cytometry Lab. Core duties include:

  • Independently operate, maintain and troubleshoot multicolor flow cytometers such as LSRFortessa, FACSAria II and FACSCantoII for research and clinical use.
  • Perform high-complexity testing and design protocols for complex scientific research with emphasis to multicolor flow cytometry, including contribution to research projects for publication and conference presentation.
  • Perform multicolor flow cytometry data analysis and statistics using FACSDiva, Flowjo and Graphpad prism softwares.

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Innovation & Product Development Manager

Requisition Number: R213807

Stanford Blood Center is seeking an Innovation & Product Development Manager. Under the general direction of the Executive Director and Medical Directors, the SBC Innovation and Product Development Manager will provide scientific direction to the Innovation team and serve as a core resource to all diagnostic laboratories for diagnostic assay development and improvement and technology assessment. They will provide ongoing leadership and management for the Innovation team to ensure the ongoing vitality, expansion and innovation of the labs. They will work effectively with all Medical Directors to define research and development priorities, assess the diagnostic operational needs and new diagnostic opportunities, allocate resources and ensure the successful conclusion of projects.

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