RN Supervisor - Apheresis at SSM-SLUH, Inc

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: St. Louis, Missouri





Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling

MO-SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital



Worker Type:



Regular



Job Highlights:



SSM Health - St. Louis University Hospital is looking for a Nursing Supervisor for the Apheresis Department in the Laboratory.


In this role, you will lead a team of nurses who perform many procedures such as cellular therapy collection to aid in bone marrow transplants, photopheresis light therapy treatment, red-and-white blood cell apheresis procedures, and a new cutting edge procedure called CAR-T.


Nursing experience in IV Therapy or Apheresis is highly recommended for this position.



*You must have a current RN licensure to be considered for this position.




Job Summary:

Under general direction, supervise the operations of assigned area(s) by overseeing day-to-day work flow and managing employees. Ensures appropriate resources, sets direction and manages employee performance.



Job Responsibilities and Requirements:



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Oversees day-to-day workflow by preparing staffing schedule and prioritizing work.

  • Supervises operations by ensuring staff compliance with policies and procedures.

  • Ensures compliance with QA/QC standards required by laboratory regulatory agencies.

  • Manages or works directly on projects of moderate scope.

  • Directs and advises personnel in test procedures.

  • Confers with scientists to conduct analyses, interpret test results, or develop nonstandard tests.

  • Recommends measures to improve testing procedures and use of equipment.

  • Analyzes and resolves or assists workers in solving work problems.

  • Maintains time and testing records.

  • May perform duties as a technician or scientist in the laboratory section for which responsible.

  • Maintains competencies and continuing education to keep informed of new developments in field.

  • Assists in the proficiency testing program in the lab.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION


  • Associate's degree or equivalent years of experience and education



EXPERIENCE


  • Associate's degree: Five years' technical experience in a laboratory setting. Bachelor's degree or higher: Three years' technical experience in a laboratory setting.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Rare climbing.




Licenses / Certifications:

Blood Bank Technologist (BB) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Chemistry Technologist (C) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Clinical Laboratory Technician (CLT) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Cytogenetics Technologist (CG) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Hematology Technologist (H) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) - American Association for Bioanalysts (AAB), Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) - American Medical Technologists (AMT), Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Medical Technologist (MT) - American Association for Bioanalysts (AAB), Medical Technologist (MT) - American Medical Technologists (AMT), Medical Technologist (MT) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Microbiology Technologist (M) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Molecular Biology Technologist (MB) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)



Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)



Job Type:



Employee



Department:



34210037 Apheresis



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40


SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.


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