Careers at Bloodworks Northwest

Transfusion Department Swedish Hospital Lab
Job #08053

Bloodworks NW is seeking laboratory Supervisors to play a crucial role in the integration and supervision of day-to-day activities and staff at two Transfusion Service Laboratories based at Seattle area Swedish hospitals.

For over 70 years, Bloodworks NW has provided a safe, reliable community blood supply across Western Washington, living our mission of "saving lives through research, innovation, education and excellence in blood, medical and laboratory services in partnership with our community." We are in need of a strong supervisor to assist our centralized transfusion service laboratory model into Swedish hospitals to enhance patient safety by reducing turnaround times of blood products to Swedish patients, while maintaining the highest level of transfusion expertise available to their staff and patients.

The Transfusion Service Supervisor will be responsible for: Supervising frontline laboratory staff, providing leadership and technical expertise; developing teamwork and coaching for performance and development; performing regular laboratory bench testing and component preparation; promoting a strong culture of excellence, customer service, and partnership between BWNW and Swedish staff and physicians; serving as a liaison to hospital meetings related to Transfusion Medicine; and assuring quality and regulatory standards are met.

Requirements include: Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology from an accredited institution OR Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological science and 1 year of laboratory experience in high complexity testing OR minimum of 2 years of current testing experience in the Bloodworks NW Transfusion Service. Current MLS (ASCP), BB (ASCP), SBB (ASCP) or equivalent certification is required or certification within 6 months of hire date. Demonstrated leadership experience is preferred.

This full-time, exempt-level positions position will work generally 2nd and 3rd shifts hours Monday through Friday and will be based at the Cherry Hill (Seattle) and Issaquah Swedish labs.


IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING APPLYING: Qualified applicants may submit a resume, but must also submit a fully completed Employment Application, including your schedule availability. This form is available at: Completed forms (with resumes and cover letters if applicable) should be submitted via email to (completed application must be sent as a scanned document, not as a converted text file); via fax to 1-866-286-8495; or via USPS mail to Human Resources, BloodworksNW (PSBC), 921 Terry Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104-1256. Candidates who do not submit the completed Employment Application will not be considered for this position. Please indicate the specific job number (08053) indicating the schedule/location of interest on all correspondence.

Our competitive compensation package includes generous flexible benefits program (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, LTD, Flexible Spending Accounts, commuter benefits, 403(b) retirement plans with company-paid contributions up to 10%, 24 days of Paid Time Off during first year, Extended Illness Leave, etc).

Position open until filled.

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Bloodworks NW is an Equal Employment Opportunity/AA employer dedicated to workforce diversity.

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  For consideration, please send resume to:

Bloodworks Northwest
Attn. Human Resources
921 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104-1256