Supervisor, Stem Cell Laboratory

Supervisor, Stem Cell Laboratory

14 Aug 2021
California, Duarte, 91008 Duarte USA

Supervisor, Stem Cell Laboratory

About City of Hope City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment. Position Summary Supervises the Stem Cell Laboratory ensuring that blood products are provided as needed for patient transplantation; ensures compliance with regulatory requirements. Responsible for supervising all activities of the Stem Cell Processing Laboratory. Responsibilities include writing Standard Operating Procedures, reviewing quality control records, participating in clinical research protocols, evaluating staff performance and participating in hiring and termination decisions. Key Responsibilities include: Supervises operational workflow

Maintain, update and revise the department's SOPs as new methods and regulatory requirements are introduced.

Develops, validates and implements new procedures.

Reviews logs used for processing blood products. Reviews temperature graphs and quality control results.

Technical support

Serves as 24 hour technical on-call resource when scheduled.

Clinical Research

Participates in research protocols related to transfusion medicine and cellular therapies.

Assists in the containment of medical center costs through appropriate ordering reagents and lab supplies and recovery of patient charges.


Compiles data for monthly reports and departmental quality indicators.

Writes equipment validation plans; performs validation and staff training.

Assists with evaluation of staff performance.

Assists in the selection of staff; orients and trains new hires.

Performs employee counseling when appropriate. Assists in the hiring and termination decisions.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

Bachelor's degree

Required Certification/Licensure:

California CLS license

In lieu of California CLS license new hire may have MT(ASCP) license and obtain CA CLS license within one year of hire.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. #LI-AH Posting Date: Jun 15, 2021

Job Field: Leadership

Employee Status: Regular

Shift: Day Job

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