Pathology Quality Assurance Coordinator - Woodlands (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Pathology Quality Assurance Coordinator - Woodlands (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 154929

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO PATHOLOGY ADMIN

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p / Full Time

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston’s first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). 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 Pathology Quality Assurance Coordinator -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will effectively coordinate quality assurance and continuous improvement activities for the General Laboratory.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Coordinates Proficiency testing program for Pathology and Point of Care Testing (POCT)
  • Oversees the Quality Assurance programs
  • Maintains a proficiency testing plan that includes, a process for how surveys are handled, a schedule of the ship date of the surveys and, assignment of surveys to staff
  • Reviews tech logs and completed worksheets daily, identifies reporting errors and ensures that quality controls were performed as needed. Corrects results as needed and coaches staff.
  • Facilitates Process Improvement (PI) Projects
  • Ensure to follow the DMAI2C (define, measure, analyze, improve, innovate and control) process improvement methodology
  • Coordinates Blood Bank quality assurance activities
  • Conducts annual fire drills. Ensures that each employee has participated in a least one fire drill annually


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science required
  • 3 years’ experience in a laboratory setting required
  • Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Scientist, Clinical Lab Specialist, Molecular Biology, Molecular Pathology, Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology or Microbiology certification can substitute for one year of experience
  • A Master of Science degree or higher can substitute for one year of experience


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