Current Job Openings

Clinical Lab Support Specialist

Requisition Number: 53803

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Clinical Lab Support Specialist to work in the Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics Lab. The Clinical Lab Support Specialist is responsible for entering and checking patient demographics, logging specimens, placing initial test orders, following up on incomplete information and providing a communication bridge between the laboratory and the transplant services. Work schedule is Tuesday through Saturday, 7:30 AM-4:00 PM.

Core Duties include:

  • accurately enter specimen and patient data into Lab Information System using specific, standard procedures, and verify patient information entered by others;
  • enter initial test orders for each specimen arriving in lab and apply judgment in determining how standard guidelines apply, based on patient category and status;
  • act as liaison between the HLA laboratory and clinical coordinators or other callers; provide accurate answers to non-technical questions (about samples, testing progress, etc.); contact clients to clarify test requests or physician orders; relay information received from callers to technologists as needed; determine the appropriate action to be taken for missing, inaccurate or unclear specimen/patient/order information, and follow up to resolve; and
  • implement and maintain computerized and manual systems for record keeping, including electronic records, paper files, and data handling systems; become expert in using software for specimen tracking, record retrieval, etc., and train other lab staff in its use as needed, in accordance with laboratory requirements; and provide records to directors, technologists or others as requested, within guidelines for patient data.

For complete job description and to apply, go to stanfordhealthcarecareers.com and reference job # 53803.

Mobile Assistant II

Requisition Number: 52247

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Mobile Driver/Donor Room Assistant. Under the supervision of Mobile Operations and the day-to-day work direction of the mobile or center charge nurse, the driver/ assistant operates a self-contained mobile blood collection unit, setting up at remote blood collection (mobile) sites and returning to the blood center. The assistant loads, transports, assembles and dismantles mobile equipment, medical supply boxes and computers for mobiles located at businesses or other community or civic locations within surrounding communities. They rearrange existing furniture at mobile sites when necessary. They are responsible for keeping mobile units clean, operational, gassed and containing adequate supplies and equipment. At mobile locations, they act as Donor Room Assistant under direction of onsite supervisor/charge nurse, with duties including, but not limited to: keeping confidential records pertaining to donor medical history card and unit numbering, labeling blood bags, heating seals donor unit tubing into segments, and escorting and assisting donors who have reactions. This is a full-time, benefited, six-month, fixed-term position. Work days vary based on operational need.

For complete job description and to apply, visit www.stanfordhealthcarecareers.com and reference job #52247.

Blood Center Training & Quality Coordinator

Requisition Number: 53399

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Training & Quality Coordinator. Under the direction of the Training Supervisor, the Training & Quality Coordinator has responsibility for training new and current Donor Services team members, as required by each department. They will serve as an educational, quality and clinical resource to the Collections staff, and serve as subject matter expert and trainer for charge nurse day-to-day operations at fixed site and mobile locations. They will compose, update, assess, audit and enforce standard operating procedures; review, initiate and perform follow-up on Event Discovery Reports (EDR); and function as Donor Services operations resource to support Donor Services strategic goals. The coordinator will act as a positive leadership role model in a manner consistent with SBC’s mission, operating principles, core values and standards of communication. Regarding work schedule, they should have the ability to be flexible based on operational needs, including days, evenings and weekends as required. The schedule includes a rotating work cycle, from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Sunday through Saturday, with potential for daily changes in schedule and location.

For complete job description and to apply, please visit stanfordhealthcarecareers.com and reference job #53399.

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 stanfordhealthcarecareers.com and reference job# 53612.

Assistant Director Technical Services

Requisition Number: 53404

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Technical Services Assistant Director. Under the general operational direction of the Sr. Operations Director and the technical direction of the Medical Director, the Technical Services Assistant Director, in collaboration with the Director, will set the strategy, goals, objectives and structure of Technical Services. They are responsible for the administrative and technical management of Processing Laboratory, Component Manufacturing Laboratory and Product QC Laboratory.

Core duties include:

  • Manage, supervise and coordinate the day-to-day operations and TS organizational structure, which consists of 5 leaders and approximately 42 team members, and 3 distinct functions: component manufacturing and distribution, processing, and product QC.
  • In partnership with respective SBC Leaders, coordinate activities and goals for departments within the blood center with differing objectives. Responsible for using frequently changing customer utilization patterns to make decisions regarding staffing, operations and expenditures for areas of responsibility, while collaborating with other departments to meet customer demand.
  • Manage implementation of policies and procedures, and ensure that employees understand and adhere to established policies and procedures.

Qualifications include:
Four-year college degree in one of the following fields: biology, biological science, chemistry, medical technology. Four years of laboratory experience are required. Four years of progressively responsible management experience and demonstrated ability to effectively supervise and manage several varied activities or functions simultaneously are also required.

Certifications & Licenses:

  • Medical Technology (ASCP) license required.
  • California Clinical Laboratory Scientist (MTA) license preferred.
  • Must hold or qualify for California Clinical Laboratory Scientist (MTA) license (qualify if you are certified by ASCP or AAB as a Medical Technologist). If currently out of state, California license must be obtained within 12 months of start date.

For complete job description and to apply, please visit www.stanfordhealthcarecareers.com and reference job #53404.

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.

For complete job description and to apply, please visit www.stanfordhealthcarecareers.com and reference job #53396.

HLA 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 HLA Administrative Director, and under the technical supervision of the HLA Medical Directors, the HLA 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. As related to HLA clinical operations, they will exercise responsibility for workflow optimization and efficiency; workforce planning and structure; project management processes and systems; service metrics; space planning; organization of resources; meeting performance management objectives; budget development and control; and personnel administration.

Core duties include:

  • Manage supervisors and line personnel in the day-to-day operations for the HLA Clinical Labs. Be present at all laboratory locations on a routine basis to assist with operations or meet with staff. Responsible for hiring, retaining and terminating personnel, as well as career coaching and personal development of direct reports. Accountable for the performance management of personnel. Comply with all CI-Care requirements. 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 HLA 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. Histocompatibility experience preferred.

For a complete job description and to apply, please visit stanfordhealthcarecareers.com 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 www.stanfordhealthcarecareers.com and reference job #53389.

Blood Center Training & Quality Coordinator

Requisition Number: 53399

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Training & Quality Coordinator. Under the direction of the Training Supervisor, they have responsibility and accountability for training new and current Donor Services team members as required by each department; serving as an education, quality and clinical resource to the Collections staff; and serving as subject matter expert and trainer for Charge Nurse day-to-day operations at fixed site and mobile locations. They will also compose, update, assess, audit and enforce standard operating procedures; review, initiate and perform follow-up on Event Discovery Reports (EDR); and function as Donor Services operations resource and support Donor Services strategic goals. This person will act as a positive leadership role model in a manner consistent with SBC’s mission, operating principles, core values and standards of communication. They should have the ability to be flexible with work schedule based on operational needs, including days, evenings and weekends as required. Schedule includes a rotating work cycle, from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Sunday through Saturday, with potential for daily changes in schedule and location.

For complete job description and to apply, please visit www.stanfordhealthcarecareers.com and reference job # 53399.

Clinical Lab Scientist

Requisition Number: 53123

Stanford Blood Center’s Histocompatibility Lab is seeking a Technologist to perform human histocompatibility testing for organ transplantation, including low- and high-resolution molecular typing (NGS, SSO, SSP) and engraftment monitoring. Test specimens, analyze, interpret, and report results. Experience in HLA is a plus, but we will train. Must qualify for or hold current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license (if you are a board-certified medical technologist, or you have passed the ABHI CHT or CHS board exam, you qualify for this state license).  Shift is Tuesday–Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Core Duties include:

  • Performs high complexity, specialized HLA testing for organ transplantation. Determines suitability of specimens. Generates and analyzes data, documents and reports. Techniques used may include DNA-based HLA typing, determination of antibody specificity, crossmatch analysis, flow cytometry and others.
  • Utilizes Laboratory Information System properly and effectively.
  • Performs maintenance on and calibrates instruments and equipment; troubleshoots and takes corrective action when needed.

For complete job description and to apply, please visit www.stanfordhealthcarecareers.com and reference job# 53123.

Donor Services Director

Requisition Number: 53086

We are seeking a blood collections Donor Services Director. Under the general operational direction of the Sr. Operations Director and the technical direction of the Medical Director, the Donor Services Director will set the strategy, goals, objectives and structure of Donor Services.

Core Duties include:
• Responsible and accountable for management, supervision and coordination of day-to-day operations of departments involving donor collections and donor recruitment at a number of fixed sites and mobile locations; responsibilities are carried out with a high level of independence and autonomy.
• Coordinate activities and goals of departments within the Blood Center with differing objectives. Responsible for using frequently changing customer utilization patterns to make decisions regarding staffing, center hours and expenditures for areas of responsibility, coordinating with upper management for other operational areas.
• Oversee implementation of policies and procedures and assure that employees understand and adhere to established policies and procedures.
• Participate in organizational and departmental budget development in collaboration with department supervisory staff, and effectively manage the Donor Services budget.
• In collaboration with Operations Director, Technical Director, and other key stakeholders, set blood collection goals and strategies for each fiscal year. Use dashboards, reports and other metrics to track progress and make any changes necessary to meet established goals.
• Promote and exemplify service excellence through the integration and execution of key company programs (such as C-I-CARE) and internally generated initiatives.

– Other duties may also be assigned

Qualifications include:
Four-year college degree required; RN license, medical technologist license or MBA preferred. Five years of progressively responsible management experience and demonstrated ability to effectively supervise and manage several varied activities or functions simultaneously required.

For a complete job description and to apply, please visit www.stanfordhealthcarecareers.com and reference job # 53086.

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 www.stanfordhealthcarecareers.com and reference job # 52545.

Senior Operations Director

Requisition Number: 52722

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Senior Operations Director. Under the general direction of the SBC Executive Director and technical direction of the Medical Director, the Operations Director is responsible for the administrative and technical management of Blood Center operational departments.

Core Duties include:
• Lead annual operations planning to establish goals and metrics for blood collection, testing, manufacturing and distribution. Oversee timely collection of statistical data for blood operations. Analyze data and respond accordingly.
• Manage department heads and supervisors to develop, evaluate and adjust organizational structures and systems to assure accomplishment of Blood Center mission(s) in the most effective and economical manner. Interview, hire and evaluate operational supervisory staff.
• Perform long-range policy, personnel and fiscal planning for blood operations. Participate in and analyze budget preparation for the Blood Center.

Qualifications include:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Health or related field required. Minimum of five years blood bank or healthcare experience required.

For a complete job description and to apply, please visit https://www.stanfordhealthcarecareers.com and refer to job req # 52722.

Clinical Lab Scientist

Requisition Number: 51879

Stanford Blood Center Histocompatibility (HLA) 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. The role will test specimens, 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. to 7:00 a.m.

Core Duties include:

  • Perform specialized manual and automated testing on clinical/donor samples.
  • Analyze data from high-complexity testing.
  • Use complex Laboratory Information System to record test results and to facilitate interpretation, data mining and reporting.
  • Generate documents and reports of testing results.
  • Recognize and resolve inconsistent results; follow up with repeated or additional testing.
  • Determine suitability of specimens based on established criteria for use.
  • Review Standard operating procedures for potential process improvements.
  • Perform complex preventive maintenance, calibration, and troubleshooting of instruments and equipment.

– Other duties may also be assigned.

For complete job description and to apply, please visit www.stanfordhealthcarecareers.com and reference job #51879

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 www.stanfordhealthcarecareers.com and reference job # 51346.