Transfusion Safety Officer

Bloodworks Northwest
Seattle, WA

We have an opportunity for an experienced Hospital Transfusion Safety Officer to join the Medical Services team at Bloodworks. The Hospital Transfusion Safety Officer acts as on-site consultant for physicians and nurses at an assigned hospital regarding the administration of blood and blood components. The role provides expertise and training on blood ordering, distribution, administration, monitoring, and transfusion reactions. Requirements for this position include:  RN/BS - Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, or Physician’s Assistant with current Washington State license, certified Medical Technologist with a minimum of three years of Blood Bank experience, or other qualified medical or nursing training may also be considered. Two to four years’ experience in leadership roles in nursing and/or transfusion therapy is preferred. Experience with providing in-service education for health professionals is preferred. Prior experience with transfusion administration is preferred. Specific Job Skills:  Knowledge of standards of practice regarding transfusion administration. Valid State Driver's License with acceptable driving record in Washington State; possess and maintain a driver's license for at least one year. WORKING CONDITIONS:  Frequent regional travel, some overtime, on-call, evening meetings. This position has direct exposure to blood borne pathogens. Salary is DOE, DOQ. Interested candidates should apply here. Bloodworks Northwest is an EOE.