Plasma Center Manager - Abbassia (Egypt)

Location: 

Egypt, EG

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Nursing/Healthcare
Req Id:  443267

Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions.

 JOB OBJECTIVE 

The Center Manager works under the supervision of Plasma Operations & Medical Director, for professional competency matters, and the Center Management for administrative matters. It is his/her responsibility to follow and be compliant with the guidelines and regulations of the Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA) and the company's Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and all applicable regulatory agencies to ensure proper donor assessment in regard to their suitability as a plasma donor and product integrity. 

 

ENVIRONMENT 

Internal: Quality, Medical staff. 

External: donors, Health Authorities, government agencies, patient groups, business service providers, auditors, and community and neighborhood organizations. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Serve as recognized Center Manager for all verbal and/or written correspondence to state Departments of Health and other regulatory agencies, as necessary. 
  •  Direct supervisory responsibilities of the center staff regarding medical processes and donor selection. 
  • Fulfills all responsibilities as defined by Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA) for “Responsible Person” (RP) of a plasma collection center.  
  • Selection of suitable plasmapheresis donors through the use of EDA approved Standard Operating Procedure manual, current country guidelines, cGMP, all internal company procedures as well as personal education and experience. 
  • Observe and confirm compliance of the Center's medical and laboratory procedures as they affect the safety of the donors and the final product and provide feedback to Center Management Team. 
  • Responsible for the certification, training and performance of the center medical staff as it pertains to the donor assessment and to compliance with GEPD SOP. 
  • Provide additional necessary training, re-certification and corrective actions for the center's Medical Staff. 
  • Provide guidance and certification of the center's medical staff regarding the appropriate and confidential counseling to individuals with unacceptable results, and the appropriate level of care during unusual or severe donor reactions. 
  • Timely review of accumulated data to confirm established donor suitability, donor safety and product safety. 
  • Recommend changes and improvements to SOPs. 
  • Provide education sessions to the center medical staff according to the GEPD SOP. 
  • Learn, understand and be independent working with the PDS (Plasma Donor system) as it relates to the duties and responsibilities of this position. 

  • Review the QA reports for timely and appropriate actions on moderate complexity procedures for test problems. 

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 

Bachelor’s Degree in medicine (or equivalent) with preference in Blood Banking, Microbiology, Clinical Pathology, Hematology, or Nephrology.  

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 

Typically requires a minimum of 2 years of related experience in clinical experience.  Experience in a medical and/or cGMP regulated environment preferred. Experience with plasma or whole blood preferred. 

 

COMPUTING SKILLS 

Proficiency in Computers 

 

PERSONAL SKILLS 

Excellent customer service skills. 

  • Organized and able to manage time effectively. 
  • Ability to work within a highly regulated, labor intensive, fast paced medical environment. 
  • Ability to influence and direct center medical staff through effective leadership skills. 
  • Ability to understand, explain, follow, and enforce SOPs and protocols. 
  • Ability to plan, communicate and execute activities for the improvement of overall operations. 

 

LANGUAGES 

Written and spoken English and Arabic. 

 

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Location: EMEA : Egypt : Egypt:EGTOLIP - Tolip El Narges-New Cairo 

 

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