To provide strategic planning, operational management, budgeting and leadership to the Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) and provide technical and leadership support to the Testing Lab, Component Lab, Logistic & Distribution (Blood Product Services BPS), Quality Control Lab and Client Relations & Contracting Operational departments.
Oversee and direct the operational and quality systems in the Testing lab, Manufacturing area, Logistics and Distribution, Quality Control Laboratory and Client Relations and Contracting
Continue to grow and develop the client testing services and Manufacturing and Logistics Operations to generate revenue and reduce expense
Develop and administer capital expense budgets and operating budgets
Oversee program to retain over 120+ (3 states) our hospital customers
Coordinate and work with Center Managers within Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Texas with BPS personnel and optimizing inventory levels
Oversee and minimize inventory costs for Technical Operations
Oversee the competency program of professional staff in the laboratory compliance areas
Provide counseling and guidance for staff, mangers, and directors as needed
Review hospital, equipment, service, and client testing and export contracts to ensure that the needs of OBI are met
Oversee all contracts for Hospitals, Transfusion Services, Stem Cells, Testing Lab and Export Clients. Oversee program to retain 110+ hospitals clients.
Ensure that regulatory activities occur as required, (AABB, FDA, CLIA)
Develop and implements Technical Operation's goals and objectives in line with the corporate level mission
Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology; Masters degree is strongly preferred
Requires an ASCP certification as a Medical Technologist
Requires a minimum of 8 years progressive management in a related medical industry
Requires the ability to develop budgets with a strong understanding of accounting and finance principles
Requires a thorough understanding of regulations and laws applying to Oklahoma Blood Institute
Additional Salary Information: Benefits: Health, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability, 401(k), paid time off, tuition reimbursement, etc
Internal Number: 100
About Oklahoma Blood Institute
Oklahoma Blood Institute is the sixth largest, non profit blood collector in America.
Oklahoma Blood Institute employs 900+ employees in Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas and works with 1,000 volunteers and 2,600 blood drive coordinators. Blood needed by patients in more than 160 medical facilities in Oklahoma is provided by donors with OBI. This includes exclusive service for every hospital in the metro-OKC area. More than 125,000 donors provide more than 250,000 gifts of blood yearly for transfusion and associated clinical services.
Every two seconds, someone needs blood, yet less than ten percent of those eligible to give blood do it. Blood donors with Oklahoma Blood Institute know they are, literally, saving the lives of their friends, family and co-workers, some who may have no idea they will need blood in an urgent situation. One blood donation can save up to three peoples’ lives.