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Job Title: Quality Lab Manager

Company: Good Samaritan Hospital

City/State: Suffern, NY

Category: Executive/Management

Department: Laboratory

Position: Full Time

Hours: 8 hours per day/ 5 days per week

Shift: Day

Req #: 13053

Job Details:

Job Summary:

The Quality Lab Manager is responsible for reviewing and maintaining the Quality Management Standards for the department. This position monitors quality performance in the laboratory and point of care testing in each of theCharity Hospitals. In addition, this position is a resource for the department where there is a need for a document review and compliance assessment.

Responsibilities:

Reviews and complies with departmental documentation in accordance with accrediting and regulatory agencies including but not limited to CMS, NYDOH, TJC and AABB. Maintains/improves processes and procedures in the department to ensure compliance of safety and quality of service standards. Determines areas for improvement and implements plans to meet goals for the laboratory. Monitors laboratory employees’ records to comply with regulatory agencies for required documents. Performs assessments in all laboratories and coordinates internal audits to monitor compliance. Prepares audit report findings for the laboratory leadership and assists in establishing root cause analysis in order to implement plans for correction. Oversees validation plans and procedures for the computer, equipment, reagent and testing process. Prepares and submits reports for performance improvement to the Quality department. Engages in hospital Patient Care Leadership and Quality department meetings in order to communicate issues, concerns and areas of development for the laboratory. Ensures standardization of processes and procedures in all three hospitals. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Requirements:

Experience:

Previous Quality laboratory experience required. A minimum of six years relevant work experience to meet NYS personnel guidelines to function as a supervisor.

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in laboratory sciences or related degree.

Licenses / Certifications:

Valid New York State Department of Health license as a laboratory technologist preferred. National registration preferred (NCA/ASCP).

Other:

If applicable, the individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials. Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.