The Cell Manipulation Core Facility (CMCF) at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is seeking a QA/QI Specialist who will be responsible for monitoring operations and developing and managing quality improvement initiatives to ensure that systems are safe, effective, appropriate, compliant, current and adhered to by staff in the assigned unit or department. Expected to understand and apply principles of quality management practices to the monitoring and improvement of the operations for the unit(s) assigned. Key areas of focus may include patient and staff safety, clinical laboratory, cell processing, donor blood product collections, tissue banking, clinical operations, and other specified departmental procedures and policies as assigned. Plays key role in supporting preparation and on site support during site surveys and audits by regulatory agencies. Works with multidisciplinary teams and may be assigned to work under the direction of physician or nursing staff for assigned initiatives.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
QA/QI Specialist I responsibilities:
Applying knowledge of area assigned, carries out monitoring, documentation review, data gathering and some limited data analysis, basic audits, and support for quality improvement initiatives. Supports multidisciplinary teams in developing and carrying out quality improvement initiatives as assigned.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
BS/BA degree in science, medical technology (MT,SBB,etc) or related field required.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in related field (clinical laboratory, blood bank, clinical setting, biologic/pharma industry)
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.