University of Utah Job Description
This position supervises employees or processes by coordinating and overseeing work assignments. The incumbent ensures relevant policies, procedures and laws are implemented. This individual participates in the interview process as well as assesses, develops and provides training for new and existing employees. This position has the authority to determine appropriate training needs and initiate disciplinary action.
Bachelor’s degree in a biological science, related area or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience). Five years of directly related laboratory experience with exposure to blood bank, hematology, cell culture and aphaeresis. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated vaccination requirements, or be approved for an exemption, prior to the first day of work. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
1. Coordinates the work of an area in the department in mission, vision, and values.
2. Drives the operation in alignment of goals and strategy of the department.
3. Schedules labor and equipment.
4. May manage the hiring, orienting, scheduling, and development of staff.
5. May conduct employee evaluations, coaching, and disciplinary processes to align employee performance and behaviors.
6. Drives operation in alignment with policies and procedures.
7. May develop and review standard operating procedures.
8. Responsible for the training and education of staff, including annual compliance and licensing or certification.
9. Accountable for the accurate reporting of time and attendance of direct reports.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities required of this position include:
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above. Demonstrated organizational, human relations and effective communication skills. Ability to resolve staff and scheduling conflicts in order to meet department goals and needs. Ability to orchestrate multiple tasks simultaneously.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting, bending, reaching, lifting.
The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
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Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
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