Job Description

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Location:
Blood Center Headquarters (La Concha)

Position Title:
Training Coordinator - Components

Hours Per Week:
40

Work Week:
Friday through Monday

Shift:
Day Shift

Driving Position:
No

GULF COAST REGIONAL BLOOD CENTER

Location:

1400 LaConcha Lane

Houston, Texas 77054 

 

RADIATION SAFETY POSITION:  Employees in this position may be eligible for unescorted access to blood irradiation equipment.  If so, the employee will be subject to additional background screening to include personal reference checks, fingerprinting and local, state and federal criminal background checks.

TITLE/CODE:                          Training Coordinator

DEPARTMENT:                       Component Production

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Reporting to the Assistant Manager of Component Production, this position is primarily responsible for developing/designing and delivering training and assessing competency of employees in PM-Component Production. This position will serve as a SME consultant to Product Management Managers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned.  Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

  • Maintains expertise in performing the functions of the Component Technician III position.
  • Maintains proficiency of standard operating procedures and processes in all aspects of component production.
  • Performs onboarding for Component Production new hires. Oversees training and training schedules.
  • Creates training documents and ensures training materials meet cGMPs and regulations.
  • Gain thorough knowledge of new systems to develop and incorporate training needs in support of implementation.
  • Validate SOPs to ensure alignment with internal department processes and compliance measures.
  • Ensure Blood Center employees receive appropriate requisite training and competency assessment on an ongoing basis.
  • Serve as team leader when working with department qualified trainers
  • Periodically conduct internal audits to ensure compliance with established processes and identify process improvement opportunities.
  • Analyze process problems and identify causes; design interventions to assist with improvement.
  • Measure impact of training and other skill development efforts and provide progress details to management.
  • Ensures training posted on the LMS is accurate and complete within established timelines.
  • Drive initiatives by consulting with leaders to determine how they can get the best return on training investment.
  • Coach employees on increasing their knowledge, understanding, and skill levels.
  • Prepares and oversees timely completion of the Annual Competency Plan
  • Facilitates random performance checks to ensure full regulatory compliance.
  • Enforce The Blood Center's policies on EEO, Affirmative Action and Safety/Health.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Safety

Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of himself/herself or others.  Must comply with all applicable safety rules and policies and be willing to report actual and potential safety violations to the appropriate supervisor or manager.

Attendance

Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in The Blood Center’s sole discretion.

Regular Hours

Full time:  must be regularly available to work at least 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, or such other days or hours per week as The Blood Center determines are necessary to meet business needs.

Overtime (applicable only to non-exempt positions)

Must be available and willing to work such overtime per day or per week as The Blood Center determines is necessary or desirable to meet business needs.

Weekend and Holidays

Must be available and willing to work such weekends and holidays as The Blood Center determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has limited supervisory responsibilities directing staff, monitoring work, and providing input to the Supervisor and department Management for performance management.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or GED required. Associates degree or higher from an accredited institution preferred. Minimum three years training and competency development work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Technical writing experience preferred. GCRBC Component Technician III experience preferred. Must have the ability to manage employee training files in an organized and detail-oriented manner. 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

None

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions. Ability to clearly present information through the spoken word; influence or persuade others through oral presentation in positive or negative circumstances and to listen well; write clearly and effectively present ideas to document activities and to read and interpret a variety of written information.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Ability to make decisions quickly on available information and to take action; to make commitments and not change decisions when challenged and to deal with emergencies when necessary; to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of issues; use reason, even when dealing with emotional topics.

GOAL SETTING/PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS

Ability to define realistic, specific goals and objectives and to prioritize objectives; start and persist with specific courses of action while exhibiting high motivation and a sense of urgency; use a systematic approach in solving problems through analysis of the problem and evaluation of alternative solutions.

CREATIVE ABILITY

Ability to develop unique and novel solutions to problems; use intuition and a new way of thinking to create new ideas; present information in an attention getting and interesting manner.

LEADERSHIP/MOTIVATIONAL ABILITY

Ability to work with people in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; create positive energy (motivation) in both individuals and groups; communicate with others in a warm and helpful manner while simultaneously building credibility and rapport; influence the actions and opinions of others in a desired direction; exhibit judgment in leading others to worthwhile objectives.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Computer Literate:  Microsoft Office, SafeTrace, Business Objects, MasterControl, LMS, Trackwise.

Must be able to work under high stress at a fast pace.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit and stoop, kneel or crouch.  The employee is frequently required to sit, stoop kneel, crouch stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Employees are required to be familiar with and abide by the team lift requirements as specified in the Safety Program . Employee may occasionally push or pull wheeled containers weighing up to 150 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to blood and/or blood components, as well as any other bio-hazardous material.  The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of radiation.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job duties involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood with a risk of exposure to Hepatitis and HIV.

EEOC STATEMENT

The Blood Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants for positions are considered without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identi t y, transgender status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic testing results or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable law, statute, regulation or Executive Order.

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