Laboratory Information System Coordinator

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Posted
Feb 14, 2017
Closes
Apr 04, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Part Time
Position Purpose:General Summary:

Coordinates and oversees efficient and effective operation of laboratory information system (LIS), in accordance with clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology regulatory standards for accreditation. Responsible for report generation (scheduled and non-scheduled), and training, education, and competency assessment of existing and newly hired employees in correct operation of LIS. Supports Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Health.

Minimum Licensure & Certification Required (if applicable):

1. Current or eligible American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT) certification as Medical Technologist (MT); can consider previously certified medical technologists who met credentialing requirements from Department of Health, Education & Welfare (HEW certified MT); certification eligible employees must pass certification/qualifying examination from credentialing agency within 12 months of employment.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

1. Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Technology (Medical Technology), or biological, chemical, or related science; formal training or practical experience in LIS strongly preferred.

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2. Experience or training in LIS operation, troubleshooting, implementation, and sustainability.

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3. Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, and experience in LIS management.

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4. Experience in, and knowledge of, clinical laboratory science, instrumentation, methodologies, interpretation of results, and regulatory standards.

5. Experience as LIS coordinator; experience in SCC Soft Computer preferred.

6. Minimum of five (5) years of experience in clinical and/or anatomic pathology laboratory.

7. Capable of effectively and efficiently managing and assessing LIS services, and evaluating alternative approaches in implementing programs that revise, expand, or modify scope of LIS functions, to support clinical and anatomic departments.

8. Skills in, and knowledge of, instrumentation, regulatory standards for implementation, monitoring, and quality standards relating to LIS functionality in clinical laboratory.

9. Knowledge of interpreting and adopting College of American Pathologists (CAP), Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA 88), and The Joint Commission (TJC) regulatory standards relating to LIS.

10. Able to multi-task, and capable of adhering to deadlines and expectations set for LIS projects.

11. Experience in investigating, troubleshooting and resolving LIS failures, with experience in sustaining corrective actions.

12. Experience in effective change management.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.Job Description Details:


Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

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