Providence Health & Services Transfusion Safety Officer in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Transfusion Safety Officer (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Groth Building Portland in Portland, OR.

The Transfusion Safety Officer would be responsible for developing a robust Patient Blood Management Program and evaluate the need for a Bloodless Surgery Program for the Oregon Region to remain competitive with other local health systems.

Regional travel is involved with this position.

In this position, you will:

  • Support the Patient Blood Management Program and collaborate with all levels of clinical and medical personnel to evaluate transfusion management strategies.

  • Assist in establishing policies, protocols, and procedures to support blood management and utilization models that meet regulatory standards and guidelines related to evidence-based transfusion medicine practices.

  • Establish a process to track, audit, and analyze key performance metrics and will offer recommendations to address areas of concern to reduce costs, improve safety, and improve treatment efficacy.

  • Serve as a resource related to blood management and administration and transfusion related safety issues, which includes the preparation and presentation of education materials to accomplish this task.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing

  • State of Oregon Registered Nurse license

  • 5 years clinical experience -or- equivalent combination of exp and education

  • 5 years hospital experience in a progressively responsible position, requiring contact with various departments

  • Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing, Public Health, Healthcare, or Business Administration

  • SABM Patient Blood Management Certificate course completion

  • 5 years of clinical experience in adult medical surgical

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: Quality Nursing

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 204110