Director of Quality Assurance

Central California Blood Center
Fresno, CA

CCBC (Fresno, California) seeks a Director of Quality Assurance. This critical leadership position reports to the President and CEO and leads the QA department. Responsibilities include assuring that all operational processes and practices are in compliance with FDA, CLIA, State, OSHA and EU regulations, as well as AABB standards and all customer specifications. Collaborates with peers in the senior management team to maintain a safe environment for blood donors and the purity and potency of blood and biological products. Responsible for planning and conducting scheduled and unannounced departmental audits. Shall partner with internal and external experts to upgrade our occurrence management process from paper to electronic. Shall maintain a robust quality management program consistent with cGMP. Shall be expected to actively educate and mentor key department and operations leaders in quality theory and practice. Requirements include at least three years of department leadership experience in a clinical setting, BS with MT(ASCP) and excellent oral and written communication and collaboration skills; MS with quality certifications, SBB preferred. Competitive salary and benefits, PTO holidays, matching 401(k) plan. Relocation allowance provided. Considering relocating to the Central Valley of California? Fresno is ideally located within a couple hours’ drive to Yosemite National Park, Paso Robles wine region, California’s Central Coast and the San Francisco Bay area. The Central California Blood Center is committed to saving lives and improving patient care by providing a safe and abundant blood supply for the patients and families in the communities we serve. Together life flows from here. For more information visit www.donateblood.org/.