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Assistant Director, Immunohematology Reference Lab

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Date: May 10, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US





The Clinical Services Division of Hoxworth Blood Center seeks an Immunohematology Reference Laboratory (IRL) Assistant Director. The Assistant Director of this AABB accredited IRL is responsible for providing leadership, expertise and oversight with emphasis on customer interactions with our 24 associated labs and regional transfusion services, coordinating development, training, and managing resources. This individual will also work with the Division Director, Medical Director and Lead Tech, they will assure that departmental processes, procedures, and quality control activities are compliant with accreditation and regulatory standards.


The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of testing, technical operation of the IRL including staff supervision for 6 full time technical employees, employee counseling and evaluation and other standard supervisory functions. Other duties include developing/managing contracts and bids, budget development and management, management of a licensed regional antibody registry, relevant projects, training and education of selected transfusion service technologists, bachelors/masters students and post-doctoral physicians/scientists.


Minimum Qualifications

MT (ASCP) or equivalent laboratory certification with three (3) years experience; -OR- Bachelor’s degree with three (3) years experience.


Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have five (5) years of experience and SBB (ASCP) certification at the supervisor level or above in the areas of immunohematology reference testing and/or transfusion service


The Hoxworth Blood Center in Cincinnati, OH is part of the University of Cincinnati and has provided care to the region for decades. We are a nonprofit, community organization providing blood components, clinical and technical services to hospitals, physicians and patients and serving as a center for education and research. For more information about Hoxworth Blood Center visit our website at


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


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