Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco

Medical Laboratory Scientist II (Quality Coordinator) Full-time


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.

Provides superior leadership relating to comprehensive laboratory quality.

Oversees an on-going 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 insure they are compliant with federal and state regulations and accreditation standards.

Evaluates compliance with the policies and procedures through internal audits and recommends corrective actions when necessary.

Maintains currency in the field of quality assurance by study of reports, periodicals, and 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.

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.



  • Bachelors degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory/Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) with a 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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