CHIEF MLSO – BLOOD BANK Job in Khamis Mushait, Saudi Arabia at Ministry of Defense -Medical Services Directorate

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • They may be expected to deputize for the Laboratory Technical Director in his absence.
  • Assumes professional responsibility for all aspects of blood bank services provided in the hospital.
  • Responsible for the oversight of services includes establishment, implementation and documentation of the processes for:
  • Blood Donor Selection
  • Blood Screening for Disease
  • Blood Collection
  • Blood storage
  • Compatibility Testing and
  • Blood Distribution
  • The transfusion service medical has oversight responsibility for all the services provided by the blood bank (e.g. transfusion, donor, aphaeresis, hematopoietic progenitor cell)
  • Ensures Quality control processes for all Blood Bank services are established, implemented, and documented to ensure the safety of blood bank and transfusions.
  • Ensures Blood Donor and transfusion services are guided by laws regulations and recognized standards of practice.
  • Responsible for maintaining the highest standard of analytical services.
  • Participates in the Hospital Blood Transfusion Committee.
  • Responsible for preparation of laboratory Policy and Procedure Guidelines (PPG) according to the Clinical and laboratory Standard Institute (CLSI)
  • To be responsible for monitoring of internal and external QC schemes.
  • Responsible for Stock control, inventory and supply management
  • Liaise with representative in charge of GPPRR and Direct Issues of laboratory supplies
  • Responsible of the Fixed Assets within division.
  • Responsible for blood bank staff /matters relating to leaves, disciplines, recruitment appraisal competencies and professional development in collaboration with the Laboratory Technical Director
  • Troubleshooting/maintenance of all equipment & evaluation of new equipment.
  • Evaluation of new methods, and the introduction of new tests and methodologies.
  • To provide reports and statistics as required.
  • To be appropriately involved with computers.
  • To ensure all work conforms to health and safety guidelines.
  • To plan and implement training/orientation programs for Saudi and other technical staff, and ensure continuing competency of all staff.
  • Annual performance appraisal for staff.
  • Liaison with medical staff and other departments re laboratory issues to better patient care.
  • To write and regularly update the Quality System for their department(s), oversee implementation, and monitor compliance.
  • To participate in the hospital’s Continuous Quality Improvement Program as appropriate. Ensures quality performance parameters are maintained .
  • Conducts and documents regular department staff meeting with all staff members.
  • AABB To prepare staffing schedules for their department (s).
  • To keep updated in evolving trends and philosophies in their specialty.
  • To participate in the laboratories CME program.
  • Maintain standards according to CAP, AABB, JCI and CBAHI accreditation requirements.
  • Performs other applicable tasks and duties assigned within the ralm of the employee knowledge , skill and abilities.


  • Management, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidate(s) should possess a
  • in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • (or equivalent) and preferably passed the Professional Regulatory Board Examinations.
  • Masters Degree in Laboratoy Science

EducationMedical Laboratory Science

Job Details

Job Location
Khamis Mushait, Saudi Arabia

Company Industry
Public Administration

Company Type
Employer (Private Sector)

Job Role
Medical, Healthcare, and Nursing

Employment Type

Monthly Salary Range

Number of Vacancies

About Company

Company: Ministry of Defense -Medical Services Directorate

Company Location:  Khamis Mushait, Saudi Arabia

Job Category: Public Administration

About Ministry of Defense -Medical Services Directorate