Company: Centers Health Care
Location: Cedar Knolls
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Quality CoordinatorCenters Laboratory is actively seeking a
motivated Quality Coordinator to work for our lab located in Cedar
Knolls NJ.The Clinical Laboratory Quality Coordinator will report
to the Director of the Quality Management and be in charge for
plans, organizes, implements and maintains the effective operation
of a quality control program for Centers laboratory. The Quality
Coordinator is responsible for establishing and maintaining a
quality control program which is designed to monitor and evaluate
the ongoing and overall quality of the total testing processes of
the laboratory to ensure the continued conformance to all legal and
accrediting agency required standards.Essential Duties and
- Plans, organizes, and administers an independently functioning
quality control program under the supervision of the Quality
Director for the laboratory.
- Maintains records of a reference library of professional
updates, articles and other texts on the subject of medical
laboratory quality control and a current listing of all quality
control standards to which state departments of health and
accrediting agencies require conformance.
- Confers with laboratory unit heads to determine the extent of
current compliance with legal and accrediting agency standards of
quality control and, where appropriate, to establish a program to
ensure compliance by a specified future date. Writes Standard
Operating Procedures and Policies to ensure compliance.
- Responsible for leading multi-disciplinary group to implement
changes based on frequently released guidelines. Involves
implementing changes affecting upstream and downstream workflows,
which may impact clinicians, laboratory staff, and institutional
infrastructure (ITS). Required to lead discussions, properly
communicate impact of changes, and receive buy-in from all affected
- Initiates action to obtain from accrediting agency
representatives the clarification, interpretation, or explanation
of published quality control standards which may not be clearly
- Administers a proficiency testing program for the laboratories,
integrating existing programs conducted by outside agencies and
those devised in-house; analyzes accumulated results for any
indication of consistent error, and ensures proper corrective
action is initiated.
- Inspects or supervises the inspection of laboratory instruments
and other apparatus to certify proper calibration, reliability of
analytical weights and balances, centrifuge speeds, and similar
properties; plans programs with department supervisors to ensure
prevention of recurrent problems.
- Work with Quality Director to conduct special studies of
varying duration and complexity which stem from complaints about
the quality of laboratory service, or which render quality
laboratory service ineffective and develops appropriate
recommendations to implement corrective measures.
- Work with the Quality director and Quality staff to streamline
and report all State reportable to the department of health (DOH)
- Guides the lab staff in governmental, regulatory, and
compliance matters and implements changes as needed with the input
of the Directors, Managers, and Technologists. Leads the
development and implementation of a comprehensive Staff Training
and Competency Program. Initiates training and Educational files
for staff members.
- Performs and summarizes lab audits as defined by the Lab
Quality Plan. Monitors and ensures timely implementation of
corrective action plans.
- Maintains Quality Standards. Provides supervision, including
work direction, work assignments, and answering job-related
- Maintains and tracks all event analysis forms. Review records
as needed.MDL18Location:Cedar Knolls, NJAbout Us:Centers Health
Care is a fully integrated post-acute care continuum offering
rehabilitation and skilled nursing services in more than 45
locations covering four states. In addition, we provide special
services including in-center and home dialysis, ventilator care,
and care for those with Alzheimer's. The Centers Health Care family
offers Skilled Nursing, Urgent Care, Managed Care, Renal Dialysis
Services, Clinical Laboratory Services, Adult Day Health Care, and
Assisted Living services, as well as every level of Home Care.
Centers is well known for our commitment to our employees, offering
outstanding ongoing training and development, career advancement
opportunities, competitive pay rates, generous compensation
packages and more.CentersHealthCare.com/careersEqual Opportunity
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