Providence Health & Services Blood Bank Technical Supervisor in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Blood Bank Technical Supervisor to the Clinical Lab at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR.

In this position, you will:

  • Primarily focus on delivering service commitments defined for the location in which the department resides.

  • Deliver services in a highly cost effective manner while maintaining appropriate licensures and conditions as required by Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the Quality Plan and the Laboratory Compliance Program.

  • Have initial job elements that may include initiation of new procedures, assisting with installation and correlation of new equipment, training or re-training of employees and other activities routinely associated with a “start up” Laboratory organization because the Providence Health & Services - Portland Service Area (PHS-PSA) Laboratory reorganization is in the early stages of development.

  • Participate in projects associated with Core and RRL development, relocation, and department consolidations in addition to maintaining ongoing technical department operations and service levels to ensure that budgeted financial results are achieved.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in medical technology or related science

  • Documented leadership coursework

  • 6 years of progressive technical laboratory experience in a high volume facility

  • Familiarity with all aspects of technical department operations, including cost effective management of labor and supplies

  • Familiarity with workflow and operational processes between technical and non-technical laboratory functions

  • Ability to identify root causes for operational and financial variances and remediate

  • Demonstrated ability to resolve service failures and initiate analyses to develop long term solutions

  • Demonstrated ability to work with disparate groups across multiple shifts

  • In compliance with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) - criminal background check and finger printing may be required for the position, based on assigned duties.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Specialist in Blood Bank Technology Certification (SBB)

  • Supervisory experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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: Day

Job Category: Lab (Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Technologist)

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 191462