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Laboratory Point of Care Coordinator - Lab Support & Admin. PT 20 hrs/wk Mon.-Fri. Days Vary (5466)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and searching for a Laboratory Point of Care Coordinator who is responsible for technical oversight of point of care testing and works collaboratively with nursing personnel in the implementation, maintenance, trouble-shooting and execution of process improvement for POSCT programs. Develop and maintain a quality management system that assures quality and meets applicable regulatory requirements. Coordinate and participate in required instrument calibration verification, linearity checks, other periodic instrument function checks, instrument maintenance, and reviews such data with the Medical Director.  Develop and maintain written policies and procedures in compliance with regulatory requirements.

 

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time

 

15%

  1. Coordinates the implementation of new location POCT tests, equipment, and testing methods. 
  • Participates in the decisions and evaluation of POCT in new locations. 
  • Coordinates appropriate comparative studies for the evaluation of proposed POCT systems including precision and accuracy. 
  • Develops, maintains, and executes appropriate training and competency testing for all testing personnel.

20%

  1. Maintains and evaluates the quality and performance of established POCT programs. 
  • Develops and maintains POCT procedures. 
  • Implements, reviews, and monitors appropriate comprehensive proficiency testing and quality control programs to assure accuracy and validity of results. 
  • Prepares appropriate reports to communicate, document and maintain these programs. 
  • Performs onsite rounds to review POCT activities and provides ongoing feedback to testing personnel. 
  • Meets applicable regulatory requirement, and maintains program certification and inspections including CAP and TJC.

30%

  1. Maintains and troubleshoots laboratory instruments.
  • Reviews QC and testing records, performance reports, and documented corrective actions from testing locations as defined. 
  • Performs any maintenance and function checks on assigned instruments as prescribed by the manufacturer and laboratory procedure manuals. 
  • Performs unscheduled maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs indicated. 
  • Ensures that patient test results are not reported until all corrective actions have been taken and the test system is functioning properly. 
  • Maintains proper records of all maintenance and checks performed. 
  • Verifies instrument calibration as indicated by the manufacturer and lab procedure manuals. 
  • Maintains open dialog with staff at testing locations, working to identify and resolve POCT issues. 
  • Inventories, replenishes and submits orders for supplies as appropriate.

30%

  1. Serves as a resource to staff, physicians and students. 
  • Assists physicians, nursing personnel, outpatient staff on test requirements, procedures, and availability of laboratory testing. 
  • Communicates relevant information and enhances professional growth and development through education, conferences and seminars. 
  • Evaluates user competency and test performance according to CLIA regulations. 
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of new testing systems and those in place. 
  • Makes recommendations and works with IT and the LIS Coordinator to facilitate process. 
  • Serves as CLIA Technical Consultant and as liaison with the federal government and accrediting bodies. 

 

Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.

 

Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES

5%

  1. Performs other duties as assigned

100%

 

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Medical Technology or related field, including a one-year internship in an approved clinical laboratory required
  • Two years’ experience in Core Lab as a Medical Technologist required

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current and valid certification as a Medical Technologist with the American Society of Clinical Pathology or other equivalent certified agency required

 

Job Details

Date Posted September 7, 2017
Date Closes December 6, 2017
Requisition 929608-13369
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Lab Suuport & Administration
Job Type Part-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage
Shift
Daytime
Monday thru Friday Days with adjustment of schedule as needed for training and competency checks
Hours 20/ hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-2011.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Medical Laboratory
  • Medical Technology
  • Pediatric Care
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Enjoy these benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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