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Project and Safety Coordinator--NDC

at Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center

Posted: 6/20/2019
Job Reference #: 2773

Job Description

For questions or updates regarding your status in the application process, please contact Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Recruitment Center at 1-866-497-6945.

Blood Center Headquarters (La Concha)

Position Title:
Project and Safety Coordinator--NDC

Hours Per Week:

Work Week:


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Location: 1400 LaConcha Houston, Texas 77054


TITLE/CODE                          Project and Safety Coordinator

DEPARTMENT:                      NDC Operations


The Project and Safety Coordinator is responsible for managing, directing and overseeing the operations and administration of assigned projects and programs within NDC’s. The PSC provides visible leadership, accountability and authority over high profile projects and programs delivered to Insight clients or internal leadership. The PSC works independently and exhibits a high degree of initiative in resolving problems encountered and developing recommended solutions.

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.

·        Devotes 90% of time to leading and managing projects and programs. 10-20% of time on optimization and process improvement and efficiency efforts.

·        Provides visible and accountable leadership that oversees the successful delivery of NDC Operations projects and programs for internal clients and donors; helps develop new opportunities for donor growth.

·        Works with internal leadership to help drive best practices, standards, and methodology to the NDC and Regional Practices.

·        Ensures Change Management Process is utilized in order to maintain compliance and effective customer service outcomes.

·        Leads projects relative to milestone completion while managing both resource and financial under budget constraints.

·        Develops and implements complete project schedules for all projects assigned.

·        Monitors and maintains client and internal project executive satisfaction by engaging in weekly or monthly status briefings and updates with NDC management staff.

·        Coordinates, creates, and leads SOPs, validation plans and test cases to ensure projects are completed from infancy state to implementation.

·        Participates in and helps author, revise and modify applicable SOP’s and Change Control requirements.  

·        Oversees data collection methods, metric update for all safety aspects for the NDC’s.

·        Develops, coordinates and delivers in-services as needed about safety , analyzes safety, incident/accident trends providing proactive solutions to reduce the frequency and severity of incidents.



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.


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.


Non-Supervisory responsibilities.


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.


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university, plus eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. PMP certification is desirable .


PMP Certification desirable.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business/ professional journals, technical procedures, or regulations. Ability to write reports and/or business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, other employees. Must be proficient in Microsoft tools including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office, MS Project Tools and Smart Sheet.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.


Must be able to generate and manage detailed project plans. Must be able to manage technical resources working on multiple projects seamlessly. Must be an excellent communicator - both written and oral. Must have excellent customer relationship management skills and ability to interface seamlessly with sales staff. Must be able to run project update meeting with both technical and non-technical attendee's. Must possess leadership qualities and skills that motivate project team members to drive the project to a successful conclusion. Must demonstrate effective team collaboration skills and proven success drive acceptable customer satisfaction results.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Project Management

S.M.A.R.T. Sheets

Computer Literate (Safe Trace, Word, Excel preferred)




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 and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms.  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 . Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


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 other biohazard materials.  The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, or extreme cold.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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


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 identity, 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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