Laboratory Point of Care Coordinator-Non Exempt
Work Status Details: REGULAR PART-TIME | 40.00 Hours Every Two Weeks
Pay Rate Type: Hourly
Listed is the base hiring salary range offered for this position. Actual salaries may vary depending on factors, including but not limited to skills and experience. The salary range listed is just one component of the total rewards/compensation package offered to candidates.
Min = $24.8784
Mid = $31.0980
The Lab Point of Care Coordinator is a lead position within the Clinical Laboratory that is responsible for the coordination of point of care testing. This support crosses multiple laboratory and clinic locations. Lab Point of Care Coordinator provides technical resources and daily direction to nurses, medical assistants, respiratory therapists, and pharmacists with regard to laboratory policies and procedures and regulatory requirements. The Lab Point of Care Coordinator assures quality testing and accurate test performance through operator training, competency assessment, equipment monitoring, equipment maintenance and troubleshooting, quality control review, and proficiency testing. Incumbents operate under general supervision
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Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is located in Yuma, AZ. Our purpose is building a healthier tomorrow. We strive by putting patients first as they are the center of every decision and action we take. YRMC is rooted in the community by living and breathing the dynamic nature of our region. Being committed to progress by constantly and consistently advancing healthcare, creating meaningful experiences and improving the lives of everyone around us.
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Provides technical oversight for Point of Care testing performed throughout YRMC to meet/exceed accreditation standards. Provide primary support for on-site inspections and surveys. Participate in inspection readiness and tracer activities for appropriate regulatory and accreditation agencies. Works with nursing, physicians, employees and management as needed to ensure Point of Care testing is running efficiently and effectively. Ensures that the test systems are properly functioning. Maintains, troubleshoots and takes corrective action with equipment as needed. Travel to each site at least semi-annually Coordinate training assessments. Develop and maintain teaching / training materials. Coordinate competency assessment. Develop and maintain competency assessment materials. Write and maintain current procedure manual(s) in area(s) of expertise using an approved format. Assist with development, maintenance and control of laboratory policies and procedures. Provide data to assist manager with the development of the budget. Monitor expenses as requested. Provide leadership for the testing, interpretation and reporting of results. Review quality control for problem identification and troubleshooting. Use quality control statistics and control procedures such as comparison between methods and results from proficiency testing to identify and or correct performance problems. Develop and oversee validation/verification studies for new instruments, methods and tests. Receive and review proficiency testing (PT) scores and evaluations. Facilitate corrective action and training related to PT failures. Counsel and educate staff related to PT failure. Responsible for staying current with new technologies and methodologies. Make recommendations to management or Service Team. Assist with maintaining inventory and supplies for the Point of Care testing. Assist with the purchasing functions (interact with purchasing, write specifications, call companies, research and evaluate products). Provide support for point of care related information systems, including implementation and validation of new middleware/software/test systems/firmware. Monitor POC middleware and software systems for errors.
Minimum Education Required: Associate degree in chemical, physical or biological science or medical laboratory technology or successfully completed an official U.S. military medical laboratory procedures training course of at least 50 weeks duration and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Laboratory Technician) required. Proper documentation for applicable degree is required (i.e. copies of diplomas, transcripts, or International Degree Equivalency Report). Major must be clearly stated on the document. If diploma does not indicate the major, an additional document that states major is required. Preferred Education: MLT (ASCP) certification from the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT) or American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB) required.
Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you up on interview.