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.
Free public transportation pass (ORCA orcacard.com)
Competitive compensation package
Medical, dental, vision
2 part retirement plan including matching
Long term disability
Extended illness banked hours
Employee Assistance program
Just a few of our employee perks
Cell phone plan discounts
Discounted Mariners and Sounders tickets
Discounted lift tickets
Discounted movie tickets
Discounted gym memberships
Free Seattle Art Museum passes
And much more
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)
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
Overlake Hospital Medical Center