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TECHNICAL WRITER

ICCBBA is seeking to fill the position of Technical Writer. The position will be located at the ICCBBA office in Redlands, California.

ICCBBA is seeking a full-time Technical Writer to maintain technical documents and publications in support of the ISBT 128 Standard. The ideal candidate will possess excellent written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex and technical information in simple terms. Applicants must hold a minimum of a BS degree (or equivalent), experience in technical or academic writing, and excellent written language.

Applications should be sent via the indeed website, linked here: https://www.indeed.com/job/technical-writer-d99c7632c8e501bc

Job Description
 

Reports to: Standards Documentation Manager
 

Job Type: Full-time
 

Job Summary: The primary function of the technical writer is to write technical documents and publications in support of the ISBT 128 Standard in accordance with ICCBBA style policies, to provide technical support to ICCBBA, and to provide excellent customer service.

Key Responsibilities:
 

Technical Support for the ISBT 128 Standard:
 

  • To maintain technical documents and publications ensuring they are up to date with the latest developments of the ISBT 128 Standard.

  • To develop new standards and guidance documents as the need arises.

  • To ensure the appropriate document and publication review steps are performed in accordance with ICCBBA policies and procedures.

  • To communicate complex and technical information in simple terms.

  • To be thorough, detailed, and accurate with information on the text and visual content.

  • To address comments received during the document and publication review process.

  • To develop new label designs as needed.

  • To work with senior staff and TAG members to write abstracts and professional papers.

  • To develop PowerPoint presentations.

  • To proofread documents written by others.

  • To write clear and concise policies and procedures relevant to technical activities.

  • To provide support to, and when appropriate, attend the meetings of Technical Advisory Groups.

  • To perform other tasks as required.
     

Technical Support to ICCBBA:
 

  • To work in a Quality Systems environment in accordance with ICCBBA policies and procedures.

  • To participate in the formulation and review of policy for ICCBBA and to suggest changes.

  • To participate as a team member in reviewing and critiquing the work of other staff.

  • To undertake projects of a technical nature as assigned.
     

Customer Service:
 

  • To produce technical documents that facilitate the implementation of ISBT 128 worldwide.

  • To work with other team members to promote and support the implementation of ISBT 128.
     

Professional Development:
 

  • To maintain an awareness of developments in the fields of transfusion and transplantation, and to apply this knowledge to the ongoing maintenance of the ISBT 128 Standard.

  • To maintain awareness of developments in IT and coding systems and to apply this knowledge to the ongoing maintenance of the ISBT 128 Standard.
     

Working Relationships:
 

  • To report to the Standards Documentation Manager.

  • To work in close collaboration with other management and staff.
     

Required Skills:

  • Excellent written language

  • Logical thinking

  • Good communication

  • Ability to express complex ideas in simple terms

  • Good time management

  • Detail oriented

  • Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

  • Experience in academic writing.

Benefits
 

ICCBBA offers competitive benefits such as Health, Life, Vision, Dental, and 403(b) Retirement Plan.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.