Medical Technologist / Point Of Care Coordinator

Overlake Hospital Medical Center Bellevue , WA 98009

Posted 11 months ago

Overlake Medical Center has an outstanding opportunity for a Point of Care Coordinator to join our team! The Point of Care Coordinator (POC) is responsible for performing laboratory tests procedures, evaluating laboratory data for quality and accuracy and, for performing related tasks including but not limited to inventory, specimen collection, quality control and reagent/instrument preparation. Performs additional responsibility for Process Improvement, implement new polices/programs, Point Of Care testing in conjunction with the Lab Director and Section Supervisors.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate all point of care testing in the laboratory, nursing and other departments of the hospital as assigned.

  • Oversee training and compliance of end users and revolve technical issues, software and hardware with vendors.

  • Coordinate all quality controls, calibration, verification and linearity according to protocols.

  • Assess appropriate connectivity solutions and data management to meet regulatory guidelines and ensure incorporation of testing into a complete medical records.

  • Evaluate data according to accepted standards of good laboratory practice and uses knowledge of instrument performance and its limitations.

  • Maintain and troubleshoot instruments and equipment and document such according to policies and procedures.

  • Identify and prepares specimens and performs validation for testing and/or referral to other accredited reference laboratories.

  • Facilitate College of American Pathology (CAP) inspections and Joint Commission surveys as assigned.

Full Time

  • 80 hours per pay period

Benefits Eligible

Day Shift

  • Monday

  • Friday

Benefits

  • Free public transportation pass (ORCA orcacard.com)

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Generous PTO

  • Medical, dental, vision

  • 2 part retirement plan including matching

  • Long term disability

  • Flex spending

  • Extended illness banked hours

  • Free parking

  • Employee Assistance program

  • Professional development

Just a few of our employee perks

  • Cell phone plan discounts

  • Discounted Mariners and Sounders tickets

  • Computer discounts

  • Discounted lift tickets

  • Discounted movie tickets

  • Discounted gym memberships

  • Free Seattle Art Museum passes

  • And much more

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry, or the Biological Sciences required.

  • Current certification with the following certifying organization is required: American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)

  • Medical technologist (MT). Lean, Six Sigma training or certification preferred.
  • 3 years experience as a Medical Technologist or experience specific to a needed area of expertise required (generalist preferred).

  • Knowledge of all hospital laboratory regulatory standards as regulated by CAP, DOH, CLIA, Joint Commission, OSHA, WISHA required.

  • Knowledge of laboratory information system including automated interfaced instruments preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint preferred.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and articulately with all levels across the organization verbally and in writing.

  • Proven ability to set and meet goals and timelines.

  • Good customer service skills

  • Good technical and mechanical trouble-shooting skills

Overlake is committed to providing ready access to a highly trained and compassionate medical team, who are consistent and comprehensive in coordination of care for all patients. Our group practice champions superior quality-of-care, superior outcomes, a superior patient experience, and work-life balance. We believe exceptional patient care comes naturally when our employees feel respected, valued and cared for too. These high standards and high expectations will give us the ability to recruit and retain the best healthcare teams in the region.

Overlake Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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