Medical Laboratory Scientist II (Quality Coordinator)

FT Days 7 am – 3:30 pm M-F

Under the direction of the Laboratory Medical Director, establishes and maintains the laboratory’s Quality Management System in accordance with the policies and procedures defined in the laboratory’s Quality Manual that delineates a commitment to good laboratory practice.

Oversees an ongoing comprehensive inter-laboratory proficiency testing program that fully complies with all applicable regulatory guidelines.  Monitors quality control results, proficiency testing, instrument maintenance, and calibration results to ensure they comply with federal and state regulations and accreditation standards.

Evaluates compliance with the policies and procedures through internal audits and recommend corrective actions when necessary.  Maintains currency in the field of quality assurance by the study of reports, periodicals, etc., and/or attending quality assurance-related seminars.

Proactively seeks opportunities to identify and reduce risks to patient safety.  Coordinates departmental Performance Improvement projects as required by CAP and TJC.  Available to assist with patient care as needed, including phlebotomy.  Ensures ongoing compliance with employee orientation, competency, and training.

Provides technical, educational, and coordinating support to ensure efficient and accurate point-of-care testing for all areas; coordinates activities relating to reference lab testing.  Monitors staff compliance of policies/procedures that meet federal and state regulations and accreditation standards.

Provides technical guidance to staff regarding lab tests and procedures. Operates lab instruments effectively, including maintenance, to provide accurate and timely results to our customers.  Works with the team to project the MPACT standards.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory/Medical Laboratory Science (MLS)
  • Minimum of three years of experience in a hospital laboratory
  • Certification by one of the following accrediting agencies: MLS (ASCP) or categorical, MT (AMT), MLT(ASCP). MT AAB
  • CPR Required
  • Knowledge of governmental and regulating policies/standards
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Ability to detect color and color changes

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