The Vice President of Accreditation and Standards is responsible for the overall administration of AATB’s accreditation program and supervises staff on the creation and maintenance of the AATB Standards for Tissue Banking. He/she serves as the primary liaison to the Accreditation Committee. The Vice President of Accreditation and Standards is responsible for all aspects of the accreditation program, including the creation, revision, approval and implementation of all necessary policies, procedures, forms and databases.
The Vice President of Accreditation and Standards oversees the work of the accreditation program inspectors, the Accreditation Coordinator, the CAPA Analyst and the Vice President, Chief Science Officer as directed by the President and CEO. He/she also oversees compliance of member institutions with relevant AATB accreditation policies and standards.
Effective administration of AATB accreditation program within established timeframes.
Completeness and comprehensiveness of documentation of all accreditation requirements of member banks.
Satisfaction of accredited institutions with the accreditation process. Effective implementation of corrective/preventive actions.
Effective compliance of all member banks with AATB processes and documentation for accreditation.
Effective implementation of an accreditation program for non-transplant banks.
Effective oversight of compliance with the AATB accreditation program.
Effective oversight and professionalism of AATB inspectors.
Effective review and maintenance of AATB Standards for Tissue Banking.
Internal Number: VP-001
About American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB)
The American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) is a professional, non-profit, scientific and educational organization. It is one of the only national tissue banking organizations in the United States, and its membership totals more than 125 accredited tissue banks and 2,000 individual members. These banks recover tissue from more than 30,000 donors and distribute in excess of two million allografts for more than 1.75 million tissue transplants performed annually in the U.S. The overwhelming majority of the human tissue distributed for these transplants comes from AATB-accredited tissue banks.