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Laboratory Quality Assurance Manager - Molecular Microbiology - Full Time/Days

Company: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Ground breaking science . -Advancing medicine. - Healing made personal. Job Summary -

The Laboratory Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for the oversight of the clinical laboratory QA program, proficiency testing, continuing education, occurrence reporting and inspection/accreditation. -

  • Design and implement Departmental Quality Improvement Monitors under the direct supervision of the Laboratory Director and participate in performance improvement activities.
  • Prepare monthly reports detailing the results of all Quality Improvement initiatives.
  • Monitor compliance of Quality Control documentation, corrective action and appropriate supervisory signatures in compliance with New York State and the College of American Pathologists recommendations and requirements
  • Coordinates laboratory's proficiency program with administrative director and monitors result submission, result review and corrective action for all P.T. failures.
  • Assist the administrative director in maintaining a personnel competency program that includes technologists and supervisory personnel as per directives of the Clinical Laboratory Director.
  • Follow all safety requirements and monitor safety compliance and processes in the Department.
  • Coordinate yearly safety audits of entire department and follows up on corrective action for all deficiencies.
  • Assess safety compliance in the laboratory and suggest ways to improve it.
  • Make periodic revisions to Laboratory Safety Manual and Chemical Hygiene Plan.
  • Evaluate new safety products and train laboratory staff in their use.
  • Enforce laboratory safety practices with managers, supervisors and administrative director.
  • Modify protocols and edit documents, with Director approval in order to improve laboratory workflow and processes.
  • Interact with IT to ensure proper functioning and troubleshooting of LIS issues.
  • May write procedures and/or prepare manuals as required.
  • Represents the laboratory on the hospital's Environment of Care Committee.
  • Coordinates SDS yearly update and fire drill training.
  • Ensure the laboratory has proper policies and procedures to comply with the New York State and the College of American Pathologists requirements.
  • Coordinate CAP, NY State and JC applications and inspections with administrative director.
  • Support other supervisory and managerial staff with regulatory agency preparedness.
  • Participate in scheduled in-service training and educational programs to improve skills and expand the knowledge of the technical staff.
  • Help to set up continuing education opportunities for the staff.
  • Keep up-to-date on safety and regulatory issues.
  • Utilize learning resources of the hospital system for professional development.
  • Assist with orientation of new employees.
  • Perform other assignments as required by the clinical and administrative laboratory directors.
  • Participates in competency assessment of departmental staff. - Requirements:
    • BS in Medical Technology or related field required
    • 3-5 years laboratory experience required
    • 3 years of supervisory and/or management experience preferred -
    • Laboratory Quality experience preferred
    • NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist License required Strength Through Diversity The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we're as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. - Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! - Who We Are Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve. Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. -

Keywords: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York , Laboratory Quality Assurance Manager - Molecular Microbiology - Full Time/Days, Executive , New York, New York

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