Apr 13, 2021

Transfusion Safety Coordinator/Blood Bank Lead - Hematology Department (Full Time; Day Shifts)

  • Cottage Health
  • Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Job Description


The primary focus of this position is to ensure blood management and transfusion related activities are conducted in the safest possible manner that is designed to meet all existing regulatory safety requirements.


All job qualifications listed below indicate the minimum level necessary to perform this job proficiently.


  • Minimum: Bachelor of Science in Nursing or a field of science.
  • Preferred: Master of Science in Nursing or a field of science.


  • Minimum: An active CLS license with the associated educational requisites inherent in obtaining this certification.
  • Preferred: A CLS license with the inherent and associated educational requisites with at least 2 contiguous years (within the last 3 years) of active CLS practice in a hospital laboratory including at least 3 months (within the last 2 years) of hands-on experience commensurate to the level of a Laboratory Lead position in a hospital laboratory.


  • Minimum: At least one year of experience with HCLL and Beaker (EPIC) laboratory information systems as well as ability to produce analytic reports in MS Excel and Power Point applications necessary to present to the blood utilization committee (BUC) and prepare Root Cause Analysis (RCA) reports.


  • Minimum: Must have served at least 3 aggregate months (within the last 3 years) acting in a Laboratory Lead position in a hospital laboratory.
Cottage Health is a leading acute care hospital system, located on the central coast of California, widely known for our superior patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health system operates primarily in Santa Barbara, Ca, since 1888, and consists of three acute care hospitals, a Rehabilitation Hospital, multiple clinics and a multi-site Urgent Care system. Our mission is to serve the central coast communities with excellence, integrity, and compassion. Every day we touch thousands of lives in many different ways, resolute in our mission to put patients first. We take pride in helping our patients get back to living their lives - in the places they love.
Cottage Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cottage Health applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, transgender, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of the relationship between Cottage Health and an applicant or employee. Cottage Health is committed to upholding discrimination-free hiring practices.  We strive to cultivate an environment where exceptional people bring diverse perspectives and find belonging, support and connection to their work.