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Lab Coordinator Point of Service

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Job ID: 152656
Category: Medical Laboratory/Pathology
Work Type: FT
Location: West Chester, PA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 14, 2022
Work Schedule: Day Shift

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

 

General Summary Statement

This is a professional level position that has the responsibility of oversight of the hospital point-of-care testing program. The candidate will coordinate the point of care testing operation at CCH and assist nursing and other users in point of care solutions. Other responsibilities include, POC quality assurance, maintenance of necessary inventory, implementation of new POC technologies, and interaction as the primary contact with vendors. Administrative duties include maintaining a professional workspace, and execution of reports and other data mining tasks. This position also has principle responsibility of all POC information technology systems, including trouble shooting, and will keep these systems in operational order.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Introduces self when interacting with patients, families, visitors or other employees

Demonstrates respect for patient, visitor and employee privacy and confidentiality.

Communicates clearly, directly and in a professional manner. Provides information/facts

accurately, completely and in a timely manner. Appropriate telephone etiquette demonstrated

2. Review QC data monthly. Ensure that program is in compliance with applicable regulations.

Assure maximum up-time for all POC devices and systems. Trouble shoots all point of care

devices and systems

3. Interact with care givers in matters of point of care testing.

4. Investigate and implement new point of care technologies as they become available.

Maintain point of care computerized database and interfaces.

Maintain all POC accreditation and related documentation

Develop new policies and procedures as necessary

Assure that all necessary proficiency testing is performed and documented

Prepare the POC Program for inspection by various accrediting agencies

Develop training and competency material for users

5. Accepts constructive feedback about performance or behaviors and shows evidence of change.

Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for actions.

6. Demonstrates creative thinking and problem solving and knows when to seek appropriate

consultation.

7. Demonstrates safe practices in the performance of assigned job duties.

Reports any unsafe practices or conditions to appropriate responsible parties.

8. Research problems with instruments and assist in resolutions.

Be primary contact with point of care vendors

9. Interact with care givers in matters of point of care testing

Education Training and Experience

BS degree with MT (ASCP) certification preferred. 3+ years’ experience preferred. Supervisory experience helpful. Experience in point-of-care testing is required.

 

Licensure/Certification

MT(ASCP) or eligible

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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