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Quality Assurance Specialist, Hoxworth

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


Job Overview

The College of Medicine, Hoxworth Blood Center is recruiting a Quality Assurance Specialist in Quality Assurance department. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all our activities.


The Quality Assurance Department at Hoxworth Blood Center provides regulatory and quality oversight for all processes throughout Hoxworth Blood Center. This department is looking for a qualified individual experienced in a regulated environment.  


The ideal candidate will be a Team Player familiar with FDA regulations and AABB standards; have worked in a clinical laboratory and/or have experience in quality assurance.  Experience with electronic quality management software and project management is a plus.  A strong training background/experience is also ideal.  Adaptability and excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary.


Essential Functions

  • Perform audits, create checklists, analyze data, report audit results and verify all changes are complete to ensure compliance with SOPs, accrediting agencies and state, local, and federal regulations.
  • Manage equipment calibration schedules and maintenance.
  • Assist with the development of staff training. 
  • Assist in the planning, development and implementation of new programs.
  • Maintain, write and edit SOPs and train SOP writers and master list manager.
  • Assist with the annual reports to senior management.
  • Act as liaison to internal departments and external entities.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

Three (3) years of experience working in a clinical laboratory or FDA regulated environment. 

Additional Qualifications Considered

At least one (1) year of supervision.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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 / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 83461 


Quality Assurance Specialist, Hoxworth

Date:  Jun 15, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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