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Bloodworks Organizational Training and Development Specialist in Seattle, Washington

Formerly Puget Sound Blood Center and Lane Blood Center, Bloodworks is backed by more than 70 years of Northwest history and 250,000 donors. A national leader in transfusion medicine, Bloodworks has been chosen to serve more than 90 hospitals in Washington, Oregon and Alaska – partnering closely with local hospitals to deliver the highest level of patient care. Patients with traumatic injuries, undergoing surgeries or organ transplantation, or receiving treatment for cancer and blood disorders all depend on our services, expertise, laboratories and research. We are local, nonprofit, independent, volunteer-supported and community-based.Consult with organizational and departmental leadership to identify, create, implement, deliver and manage innovative training and development tools and processes that provide effective learning at all levels of the organization, while also ensuring that business planning, performance monitoring and employee development processes inform and support each other and lead to continuous improvement of organizational performance.By driving the development, implementation and delivery of targeted training and development initiatives, the Organizational Training and Development Specialist will help foster high levels of employee engagement in support of organizational strategic initiatives and goals.Requirements include the following:Bachelor’s degree in organizational development, applied behavioral sciences, business administration, human resources management, or related field, or equivalent relevant combination of education and experienceIn addition, three years of experience working as a human resourcescoordinator or generalist, corporate trainer, teacher, public speaker or any other position that requires a great deal of interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills.In addition, two years of production or support experience in a regulated environment (highly desirable)Organizational training experience working with leaders to improve work groups, teams, and organizations (desirable)Trainingexperience in a complex, multi-site organization (desirable)Certification from relevant professional association – i.e., Society for Human Resource Management, Association for Talent Development, etc. (desirable)Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning styles, participative training design, group dynamics, interactive learning methods, systems theory and quality improvement processes, principles of customer service, leadership coaching, conflict resolution, group process facilitation, organization communications processes, presentation skills and project management.Demonstrated effective communication and presentation skills to include the ability to speak comfortably and effectively in front of a group, the ability to work well with people in a number of positions, from senior management to entry-level employees, an authoritative and professional but friendly demeanor, andexcellent written and verbal communication skills.Creative thinker with an intellectual curiosity, for the purposes of devising new and innovative learning structures, the ability to inspire and manage people to grow professionally and achieve results, and the ability to create momentum and foster organizational change.Familiarity with current Good Manufacturing Practices for Biologics, Drugs, and Devices, also CLIA, WMTS, OSHA/WISHA, and other applicable regulations (desirable).Effective in well-defined situations, as well as in uncharted or ambiguous situations.Telecommuting is the preferred working arrangement for this role with the understanding that post-pandemic, incumbent can expect to occasionally work at other locations and in other work environments performing functions of this job.

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