Laboratory Quality Assistant, full time days

Greenwich, CT
Feb 11, 2019


Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.


Responsible for assisting in the coordinating of laboratory QA/QC program; performing QC data collection and verification; assisting in lab operations and staff development activities

  • 1. Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • 1.1. Update annual lab QA plan.
  • 1.2. Prepare annual QA Summary of results.
  • 1.3. Maintain documentation of ongoing section quality assurance studies and insure all sections are
    following lab QA plan.
  • 1.4. Provide documentation 9 (reports) of lab QA activities to Hospital QA Department.
  • 1.5. Represent the Laboratory on committees, CQI teams, as appropriate.
  • 2. QC Data Collection
  • 2.1. Perform data collection and submission for periodic Q-Probe, Q-Track, other events
  • 2.2. Monitory Laboratory Log daily for needed corrective action
  • 2.3. Review morning reports
  • 2.4. Monitor turnaround times for critical tests
  • 2.5. Monitor submission of inappropriate samples
  • 2.6. QC correlations and statistics
  • 3. Verification
  • 3.1. Verification of instrument and computer printouts for CAP.
  • 3.2. Verify comparability of results from different testing sites
  • 4. Proficiency Testing
  • 4.1. Distribute testing events to sections, insure on-time receipt and return
  • 4.2. Maintain files of all testing results with documentation of review and corrective action as appropriate
  • 5. Staff Assessment and Personnel Documentation
  • 5.1. Coordinate mandatory inservice activities for lab, documenting compliance for all employees, utilizing
    the M3 Learning Module (Provide M3 training as needed)
  • 5.2. Coordinate documentation of competencies for new employees and annual appraisals
  • 5.3. Maintain CME documentation for lab employees
  • 5.4. Assist with acquisition and utilization of CME resources
  • 6. Laboratory Operations
  • 6.1. Assist with development of Billing codes/test codes
  • 6.2. Monitoring reference lab work
  • 7. Personal Career Growth
  • 7.1. Identifies own learning needs
  • 7.2. Attends inservice programs and outside educational programs
  • 8. Quality Attributes
  • 8.1. Motivates staff of all types and levels to perform and function at their optimum capacity
  • 8.2. Actively promotes the quality attributes of teamwork, fiscal responsibility, accountability, patient focused
    care, flexibility; creativity and leadership and required by the Hospital's Mission Statement

    Other information:


    BS in Medical Technology or equivalent.


    Two years experience preferred.


    ASCP preferred


    Understanding of regulations for all laboratory governing organizations ie CAP.

    Actively romotes the Hospital's and the Department's Mission, Vision, Values and Goals.


    Working in a normal clinical laboratory environment. Works under stressful conditions; interpersonal and
    computer skills required.

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    Job Info

    Job: 5222

    Department: Laboratory
    Category: Technologist/tech
    Sub Category: LABORATORY MED
    Status: Full Time
    Shift: DAYS
    Hours: 37.50