Technical Coordinator - POCT / Bio-Safety Level III Lab - West Campus (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Technical Coordinator - POCT / Bio-Safety Level III Lab - West Campus (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 153118

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC PATHOLOGY ADMIN

Talent Area: Laboratory

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p / Full Time

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Technical Coordinator (POCT/Special Isolation Unit BSL3 laboratory) for —someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide effective guidance and operation of the laboratory in compliance with departmental and institutional goals. You will coordinate technical procedures to ensure that high-quality laboratory services and testing are provided to patients in a timely and cost-effective manner.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Recognize and solve administrative/operational problems
  • Develop new methodology and procedures as well as coordinate the performance of method evaluations to include technical performance ease of use/performance
  • Troubleshoot equipment and method performance issues
  • Liaise/communicate with other sections, departments, physicians, nursing personnel, vendors, and others
  • Ensure the data integrity of reports to all viewing and reporting systems throughout the IDS
  • Develop and maintain a quality program for POCT and the Special Isolation BSL3 laboratory to include setting quality control performance policies
  • Assist in reviewing proficiency testing results
  • Maintain and revise manuals in addition to writing technical procedures
  • Oversee instrument maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Maintain the supply inventory as well as expenses and usage of consumables
  • Monitor overtime expenses
  • Coordinate and facilitate continuing education events for the staff


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science required
  • BB-ASCP, C-ASCP, CG-ASCP, CLSP-NCA, H-ASDCP, HLT, M-ASCP, MB-ASCP, MLS-ASCP, MP-ASCP, MT-AMT, MT-ASCP, MT-STATE, SBB-ASCP, SC-ASCP, or EDUHRUSE certification required
  • 4 years’ experience in a laboratory setting (1 year of which takes place in a specialization) required


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