Job ID: 289936775  |  Last Updated: 3/6/2023

Assistant Director - Blood Bank - Pathology - Kings County - Full Time - Brooklyn

NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County
Brooklyn, NY
Applicant Contact
Jaquelyn Morales
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals wellness.

PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County, located in the heart of Brooklyn, accommodate more than 518,076 outpatient visits, more than 141,328 emergency room visits, and with 627 beds, more than 25,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains a strong academic affiliation with SUNY Downstate Medical Center in order to maintain its high standards of healthcare delivery.

Kings County is located in the East Flatbush/Prospect-Lefferts section of Brooklyn, close to the 2 and 5 subways. Our patients are diverse, with the majority being afro-Caribbean. Most of our patients are native English speakers. Knowledge of French/Haitian Creole is helpful, but not required.

The blood bank is one of the highly regulated laboratory sections. This assistant director will play a critical role regarding laboratory quality management and daily operation. This role requires not only experience in blood banking but also a commitment to understand and ensuring laboratory operation under federal, state, JCAHO, and other credential agencies standards and regulations, in order to provide high quality of service to our patients.

Responsibilities include:
Will provide leadership to the blood bank laboratory staff
Responsible for ensuring that the laboratory is enrolled in the appropriate proficiency program
Expected to write, update, and review laboratory technical procedures, quality control procedures, and instrument preventative maintenance procedures on behalf of the director
Oversee and coordinate continuing medical education opportunities
Perform patient specimen processing and clinical testing at workstations where help is needed
Monitors laboratory work to ensure that medically reliable data is generated
Monitors time records and rotation of staff
Evaluates, purchases, validates, and implements new instruments and supplies in consultation with the Blood Bank Director
Ensures that the laboratory is enrolled in and complies with all requirements of NYS DOH and CAP Proficiency Testing Programs for all laboratory testing preformed

Must be a New York State licensed Clinical Laboratory Technologist

Benefits include:
Competitive compensation package
10% 401K company contribution after one year of service
Choice of a three-tiered nearly FREE medical plan
Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage
Generous paid time off program
CME days and dollars
Eligibility for loan forgiveness through the National Student Debt Forgiveness Center
Visa candidates are considered
Medical Malpractice policy coverage

For more information regarding this opportunity, please email your CV to Jaquelyn Morales, Physician Recruiter for PAGNY, at

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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