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Vitalant Supervisor, Laboratory in Billings, Montana

Description As a Supervisor, Laboratory you will be supporting Vitalant's life saving mission by working with other team members and providing skilled technical oversight in the laboratory. You will get to coordinate testing of biological specimens and review testing results and quality assessment data. What you can expect: Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00a - 4:30p with occasional weekends and on-call To help you stay energized, engaged, and inspired, we offer a full range of benefits for you and your dependents. They include: Medical, dental, and vision insurance Employee Assistance Program 401K retirement savings plans 5% company match Tuition assistance up to 5K per year Free basic life and AD&D insurance Free short-and-long-term disability insurance HSA and FSA Paid time off Plus, many other employee perks and programs! We're looking for someone who can: Hire, supervise, train, and evaluate performance of lab staff and personnel. Ensure completion of reagent preparation, pre-qualification, and quality assurance Conduct required competency observations and ensure complete and accurate documentation. Perform preventative maintenance, quality assurance and calibrations on equipment, identifying high complexity equipment malfunctions and troubleshooting. Supervises and performs processing and labeling of blood components and routine testing of biological samples (i.e. product, donor samples) Manages the Product Quality Control program, including completion and review of product QC record, assessments, reporting, failure investigations and corrective action/prevention (CAPA) Assists in reporting and resolving deviations (e.g., errors, quarantine, recall, equipment maintenance, reagent failures and accidents) Ensure adequate level of supplies and reagents are maintained. Participate in process improvement and budget discussions. Requirements Knowledge/ Education: Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological, medical technology or medical laboratory science required. Licenses/ Certifications: Certification as a Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist by a recognized certifying agency required or CLIA equivalent for moderate or high complexity testing required. State licensure (as required by regulations). Certification as a technologist in blood banking (BB) or specialist in blood banking (SBB) preferred. Experience: One year of laboratory experience required. Two years of supervisory experience preferred. Summary About Us Vitalant is the nation's largest independent nonprofit organization focused exclusively on providing lifesaving blood services. We have a network of more than 120 donation centers across the U.S. and host approximately 60,000 blood drives annually. Vitalant provides blood and special services to patients in more than 900 hospitals across the U.S. where millions of people depend on blood donations from our generous donors. Vitalant is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace built on a foundation of respect, integrity, teamwork, and excellence. Through our DEI strategic plan, we create opportunities for employees of all backgrounds to feel valued, seen and heard. We believe this mission drives creativity and innovation, as employees experience an environment conducive to personal growth and career development. EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to to let us know the nature of your request. For more EEO information about applicant rights click here Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity