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American Red Cross Manager, Blood Collections in Birmingham, Alabama

Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home. By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network? Job Description: Manager, Blood Collections for Mobile Drives Based in Birmingham, AL Internal candidates please submit resume Position Summary Are you a dynamic leader seeking an opportunity that makes a difference? Do you want to have an impact in your community, across the country, and around the world? If so, we invite you to join us at the American Red Cross! We are seeking a Blood Collections Manager to: 1. Manage the collection operations within the territory to ensure achievement of annual collection goals in the most cost efficient and effective manner possible. 2. Establish and oversee deployment of appropriate staffing levels to ensure the efficient and effective collection of blood and blood products to meet annual collection goals and regional patient need. 3. Develop and supervise departmental supervisors and other collections staff in accordance with personnel policies and bargaining unit contracts, including performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, and hiring and firing decisions, to enhance success of operation and minimize turnover. 4. Ensure effective internal and external communication between all department levels and functions to foster teamwork and enhance operational success. 5. Develop or contribute to the development and implementation of annual operating budget to meet assigned collection and quality initiatives. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of staff so classified. Qualifications* Bachelor's degree in nursing, management or equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Master's degree preferred.* Minimum five years of related experience including three years management experience required.* Excellent organizational skills, the ability to handle multiple priorities effectively, analyze problems and implement appropriate solutions, and assimilate information quickly.* Ability to work independently while developing functioning teams among staff.* Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to deal with all levels of staff, hospital personnel, physicians, volunteers and donors.* Proficient with Microsoft office applications. Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day. The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply. To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights

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