Providence Health & Services Supervisor- Transfusion Services in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Supervisor – Transfusion Supervisor (Blood Bank, 1.0 FTE, Day shift ) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Facilitate, support, and model teamdecisions; expand and coacheteamwork.

  • Coordinate with the Technical Manager andMedical Director(s) develops quality indicators and measures performance.

  • Direct daily workflow.

  • Be responsible for completing personnel schedulesassuring they meet the staffing needs, staffing targets and budget guidelines

  • Be responsible for and participates in the planningand formulation of policies and procedures for laboratory section.

  • Oversee operational compliance with standards set by regulatory agencies (such as CAP, CLIA, OSHA, AABB, CMS, OIG and TJC.)

  • Be responsible for screening, interviewing andhiring applicants.

  • Be accountable for development and implementationof education programs for new employee, student training for UAA MLS and MLT programs,and general in-service education for thespecialities within the department

  • Perform routine laboratory testing in the areasupervised, i.e. transfusion services.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of a Baccalaureate Degreein Medical Technology, Medical LaboratoryScience, Biological or ChemicalScience and training equivalent to qualify for certification as a Medical LaboratoryScientists by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)Specialized training/education in Blood Bank (i.e. SBB certification from ASCP) forTransfusion Services Section preferred.

  • A minimum of four years work experience in theclinical laboratory.

  • Current certification as a Medical LaboratoryScientist (MLS) or Medical Technologtist (MT) from a n nationally accreditedbody such as the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), AmericanAssociation of Bioanalysts (AAB) or American Medical Technologists (AMT); SBB preferredfor Transfusion Services supervisor.

  • Must be able to work capably in a stressfulenvironment, organize work, prioritize, meet deadlines, and follow-through ofobjectives and projects.

  • Demonstratesgood reasoning ability and independent judgment.

  • Conforms to accepted professional standardsof conduct. Must exhibit excellentcommunication skills, both written and verbal.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Specialized training/education in Blood Bank (i.e. SBB certification from ASCP) for Transfusion Services Supervisor

  • Previous supervisory experience preferred

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Supervisory / Management

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 195885