Donor Center Supervisor

University of Iowa Health Care

Iowa City, IA Healthcare / Executive & Management
The University of Iowa Department of Pathology is seeking a Donor Center Supervisor to be responsible for supervision of whole blood and apheresis collections at fixed and mobile sites, including operations, personnel management, donor recruitment and scheduling, standard operating procedures and regulatory compliance. This position is a regular driver of
blood center vehicles to and from off-site blood drives.

This position will work 1st shift, Monday – Friday with some variability depending on blood drive schedule.

Education Required
  •  Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and a license to practice Nursing in the State of Iowa, OR Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, biological, clinical laboratory science program from an accredited college or university, and certification as Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or certification as a Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) from Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), OR a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience Requirements
  • One (1) – three (3) years blood donor center experience within the past five (5) years is required.
  • Knowledge of Food and Drug Administration (FDA), AABB, and College of American Pathologists (CAP)
regulations and standards for blood donor Centers is required.
  • Must be proficient in computer software applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Excellent customer service skills are required.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and skills shown by successfully leading teams/groups in projects, ability to
work independently, to perform multiple tasks simultaneously is required.
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to meet the University of Iowa Fleet Safety program driving standard is required.

Desirable Qualifications
  • Experience working in an academic health care center.
  • Technical knowledge of whole blood and apheresis collection procedures.
  • Technical knowledge of blood component processing and testing.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. Applicable background and credential checks will be conducted. For a complete listing of job qualifications and to apply for this position, please visit our website at, reference requisition #19001749.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check, health screening, and should be prepared to submit five (5) professional references upon request.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

Please attach a resume and cover letter as part of the application process. Reference Job #19001749.

Job ID: 67560

Posted 13 days ago

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