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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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The Board of Directors of ICCBBA are seeking to appoint an Executive Director to take on the position on the retirement of the current post-holder.  The position is being advertised internationally and re-location to the USA is not required. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be appointed in mid-2021.
 

Applicants must hold a minimum of a Masters degree, be fluent in English, and have a minimum of five years leadership experience, preferably in the non-profit healthcare field.
 

Knowledge of general trends in biotherapeutics and informatics, together with familiarity with ISBT 128 is desirable.
Experience of working internationally across a wide range of cultures would be an advantage.


Personality assessment may be required for qualifications. 


For any questions regarding the position please email: EDapplication@isbt128.org. Applications, including a cover letter and resume to be submitted by end of March 2021.

Job Description
 

Post: Executive Director

 

Reports to: ICCBBA Board of Directors Chair

 

Job Summary:  Lead and manage ICCBBA to achieve its vision and mission in accordance with the ICCBBA Board of Directors strategy and policies. https://www.iccbba.org/about-iccbba/iccbba-overview/vision-mission-priorities 

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Applicants must hold a minimum of a Masters degree, be fluent in English, and have a minimum of five years leadership experience, preferably in the non-profit healthcare field.
 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Lead and manage ICCBBA in close collaboration with the executive management team;
     

  • Foster an ICCBBA reputation for integrity, quality and service;
     

  • Oversee ICCBBA’s role in the coordination and implementation of ISBT 128 worldwide;
     

  • Develop and maintain relationships with major stakeholders, such as worldwide scientific, professional and patient organizations; Ministries of Health, regulators and WHO; and other standards development organizations.
     

  • Work closely with the Board of Directors in order to develop strategy, goals and plans for the furtherance of ICCBBA's mission;
     

  • Develop a budget in collaboration with the Treasurer that can be approved by the Board of Directors;
     

  • Direct ICCBBA in order to achieve the agreed strategy, goals and plans of the Board of Directors;
     

  • Provide regular feedback to the Board of Directors on activities and financial performance;
     

  • Ensure that all ICCBBA provided resources, human and financial, are efficiently and cost-effectively managed, and available for the successful implementation of ISBT 128 and for ongoing support to registered facilities;
     

  • Ensure that ICCBBA operations comply with applicable regulatory and professional standards, are effectively managed, and are in accordance with good corporate governance;
     

  • Ensure that ICCBBA products and services meet the current and future needs of its users;
     

  • Ensure that the ICCBBA Quality System maintains ISO 9001 accreditation.

ELECTRONIC MESSAGING SPECIALIST

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ICCBBA is seeking to fill the position of Electronic Messaging Specialist. The position will be located at the ICCBBA office in Redlands, California

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Applicants must hold a minimum of a BS degree (or equivalent) and must have demonstrated experience in developing XML messages and/or experience in JSON, preferably in healthcare informatics.

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Relevant experience or training in VBA programming as well as the following is desirable: XML, JSON, HL7, FHIR, RFID, and EDI.

Working knowledge of medical product of human origin collection, processing, and/or administration would be an advantage.

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For any questions regarding the position please email: techjobopening@isbt128.org.

Applications, including a cover letter and resume to be submitted to techjobopening@isbt128.org by end of March 19, 2021.

Job Description
 

Post: Electronic Messaging Specialist

 

Reports to: Technical Director

 

Job Summary: Assist in the development of an ICCBBA electronic messaging strategy and provide technical support for the ISBT 128 standard.

                         

Key Responsibilities:

 

Assist in the development of an ICCBBA electronic messaging strategy.

 

  • Work with the technical advisory group for information technology to identify areas that would benefit from further development of electronic messaging standards.

  • Formulate recommendations for the expansion and growth of the ISBT 128 Standard to meet the changing demands of transfusion and transplantation, with a focus on electronic messaging.

  • Ensure that future developments of the ISBT 128 Standard are compatible with the electronic messaging strategy.

  • Stay current with developments in healthcare electronic messaging and provide consultation on emerging information transfer methodologies.

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Technical Support for the ISBT 128 Standard

 

  • Develop and/or update electronic messaging standards and implementation guides.

  • Provide ISBT 128 reference information in machine accessible format.

  • Provide consultation on syntax and semantic requirements.

  • Participate in database maintenance.

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

  • Support the update of the ISBT 128 Standard in accordance with the development process.

  •  Prepare validation plans and perform validations.

  • Provide support to, and when appropriate, attend meetings of Technical Advisory Groups.

 

Technical Support to ICCBBA

 

  • Assist with the development and execution of new interfaces.

  • Undertake projects of a technical nature as assigned.

 

Customer Service

 

  • Provide technical help desk support to customers with electronic messaging questions in an efficient and timely manner.

  • Support implementation of ISBT128 worldwide.

  • Promote the use of ISBT128 in the transfusion and transplantation communities.

 

Quality System

 

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

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

 

Personal Development

 

  • Stay current with developments in healthcare electronic messaging.

  • Apply this knowledge to ensure effective maintenance and growth of the ISBT 128 Standard.

 

Working Relationships

 

  • Report to the Technical Director.

  • Work in close collaboration with other staff.

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