Point of Care Testing Coordinator - Medical Center Campus (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Point of Care Testing Coordinator - Medical Center Campus (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 146203

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Point of Care Testing

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p / Full Time

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Point of Care Testing Coordinator— someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll coordinate and ensure the delivery of quality, timely, and cost-efficient point of care testing by standardizing test procedures, facilitating staff training, validating staff competency, monitoring quality control programs, and maintaining compliance with regulatory agency requirement. Lastly, you will coordinate and ensure preparation of the department and point of care testing for inspections by regulatory agencies and to coordinate the proficiency testing program.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Coordinates validation & implementation of POCT test processes
  • Coordinates POCT Quality Control and Quality Improvement Processes
  • Ensures IDS compliance with CAP, CLIA, and JCAHO
  • Coordinates and conducts POCT staff training and competency programs
  • Perform other essential job-related functions


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Medical Technology, laboratory, chemical, physical or biological science
  • MLS-ASCP - Cert-Medical Lab Scientist American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  • MT-ASCP - Cert-Medical Technician American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  • 1 year of laboratory experience


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