Laboratory Quality Coordinator

Norfolk, VA
Jul 19, 2018
Aug 17, 2018
IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Clinical Laboratory is hiring a Laboratory Quality Coordinator.

Sentara Laboratory Services is a team of more than 700 Clinical Laboratory Professionals that service 12 hospitals and the communities around them in the Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina region.

Our Laboratory Quality Coordinator is responsible for the management of processes to support ongoing compliance with accreditation and regulatory standards system-wide. This position interfaces with leadership, medical and lab staff.

Enhance your career and join our team in providing excellence as we serve our communities.

Responsible for the management of processes to support ongoing compliance with accreditation and regulatory standards system-wide. Interfaces and collaborates with leadership, medical and laboratory staff to establish and implement ongoing compliance, survey readiness, and to meet accreditation and compliance goals. Researches and obtains clarity of standard compliance requirements while keeping leadership informed on progress.

Education Level

Required: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Preferred: Accreditation and Regulatory - 5 years, Compliance - 5 years, Laboratory - 5 years, Laboratory Leadership - 5 years, Quality Improvement - 5 years, Regulatory/Compliance - 5 years, Safety - 5 years

Required: ASCP Medical Technologist, Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology

Preferred: AMT Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Scientist

Required: Active Listening, Communication, Critical Thinking, Judgment and Decision Making, Leadership, Microsoft Office, Project Management, Service Orientation, Systems Analysis, Systems Evaluation

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Bachelor's Degree in the Sciences acceptable. Experience required must be within the Laboratory arena in Accreditation and regulatory; or Laboratory Leadership; or Quality Improvement. Must possess understanding of regulatory accreditation agency standards. Strong computer spreadsheet and graphic software skills required.

External Posting Description
Top candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology and hold ASCP or AMT certification. Five years of experience in accreditation regulatory, compliance, leadership, quality improvement, and safety are needed.

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is the region's first Magnet Hospital. It is a 525-bed medical center, and home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, Burn Trauma Unit and Nationally Ranked Heart Program. In addition to a first rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services.

Sentara Benefits:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

Join the virtual Laboratory Chat on line with the Laboratory Recruiter, the first Wednesday of each month, 1:30-2:30pm EST at

Keyword: Clinical Laboratory Scientist, CLS, MLT, MT, MLS, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Senior Medical Technologist, Laboratory Leadership