Point of Care Testing Coordinator
Franciscan Physician Network
7905 Calumet Avenue
Munster, IN 46321
Part-Time Benefit eligible
WHAT WE NEED
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
There are so many important jobs that go into providing the very best health care. Jobs that patients may never notice, but could be critical to their care. This is one of those jobs. Our Point of Care Testing Coordinators work to standardize, develop, implement and provide oversight for all point-of-care testing performed to ensure the quality of POC testing, competency of staff and performance improvement. If you like working behind the scenes, this is the job for you.
Do you enjoy being part of a team? Do you enjoy meeting assigned goals? Do you love a fast-paced environment? If so, we need to talk.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Coordinate, monitor, and ensure all required proficiency testing is performed and submitted in accordance with the regulations of the accrediting bodies.
Analyze all returned surveys and takes appropriate action as deemed by the accrediting bodies.
Create procedures for all POCT tests; revises documentation log for all POCT tests.
Train Clinical Educators on POCT testing; creates POC training material such as visual aids and CBTs.
Maintain POC testing scopes for all offices; creates annual POC competency material.
Review POCT test logs for technical and or clerical errors and problems.
Create initial CLIA applications, manages existing CLIA licensures, and prepares offices for CLIA inspections.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
Knowledge of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Standard Precautions.
Manage conflict and tactfully handle complaints and difficult situations.
Prioritize and delegate tasks.
Knowledge of Hematology/blood collection technology, techniques, and procedures.
Develop effective relationships with patients, hospital departments, and other external parties.
Convey complex subject matter, simply.
Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Effectively communicate in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
3-5 Years Experience
Certification(s): Medical Laboratory Technician; Medical Technologist
Travel: Up to 20%
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law. Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights. Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.
PHYSICIAN OFFICE STAFF
Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago