Point of Care Coordinator

New London, CT
Dec 12, 2019

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Job Description

Overview

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 The Oversight Of All Point Of Care Testing Performed Throughout L+M And Westerly Hospitals, Including Off Site Facilities. Includes Reviewing All Quality Control Data, Overseeing The Training Of Nursing Staff, New Equipment Evaluations And Related Duties.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. 1. Follows All Laboratory And Hospital Safety Policies.
  • 2. 2. Is Able To Appropriately Interact With Nursing Staff And Physicians To Maintain The Poct Program.
  • 3. 3. Understands All Department Qc Procedures And Troubleshoots Qc Failures With Proper Documentation.
  • 4. 4. Takes Part In Inter And Intra-Department Qa Initiatives.
  • 5. 5. Responds To Technical Issues From All Nursing Units And Responds Appropriately To Resolve Them.
  • 6. 6. Maintains Technical Competency And Keeps Current On New Testing Available In The Market For Poc Testing.
  • 7. 7. Effectively Utilizes All Necessary Lis Functions Including Testing That Is Interfaced To The Hospital Lis System.
  • 8. 8. Assists In Maintaining Necessary Inventory Control Of All Poct Reagents.
  • 9. 9. Is Responsible For All Laboratory And Hospital Inspections From Outside Agencies Such As Cap, Tjc, State Of Connecticut And State Of Rhode Island For The Poct Modules.
  • 10. 10. Meets Performance Expectations For Customer Service, Teamwork, Resource Utilization, And Staff And
  • 11. Self Development As Outlined In Performance Review.
  • 12. 11. Performs Other Duties As Assigned Or Directed To Ensure Smooth Operation Of The Poct Program.
  • 13. 1. Evaluates The Daily/Weekly/Monthly Quality Control Programs For All Poct.
  • 14. 2. Is Responsible For All Procedures And Policies For The Poct Program Including New Procedures, Updating Existing Procedures And Maintaining The Procedures At Each Testing Site.
  • 15. 3. Is Able To Work Effectively With Nurse Managers, Nurses, Md?S And Laboratory Staff In Establishing And Monitoring Poc Programs And Resolving Poc Issues/Problems.
  • 16. 4. Is Knowledgeable About Current And New Regulations As They Pertain To Point Of Care Testing.
  • 17. 5. Develops Training Programs For Others To Ensure Poct Competency.
  • 18. 6. Follows Through With All Poct Troubleshooting Aspects Including Technical And Clinical Issues.
  • 19. 7. Acts As A Resource Person For Requests For New Poc Tests/Instrumentation.
  • 20. Coordinates With The Pathology Department As Chairperson Of The Point Of Care Executive Committee.
  • 21. Acts As A Leader In The Absence Of On-Site Supervisors, Notifying Appropriate Staff/Supervisors Of Issues/Problems Relating To Maintaining Our High Level Of Service.
  • 22. Participates In Hospital-Wide Committees As The ?Content Expert? For The Laboratory.
  • 23. Helps To Direct Co-Workers Regarding Adequate Staffing In Times Of Need Throughout The Laboratory.
  • 24. Continues To Increase Job Knowledge Through Attending Courses That Provide Ceu?S, Including Both Technical And Managerial Courses.
  • 25. Participates As A Member Of The Career Ladder Committee
  • 26. Maintains Professional Image And Sets The Standard Of Excellence For Others To Follow.
  • 27. Works With Departmental Managers To Assess, Develop And Complete Projects For The Laboratory That Enhance The Services Provided And Deliver Excellent Customer Service.
  • 28. Population Served
  • 29.  Newborn (Birth ? 1)
  • 30.  Pediatric (1 ? 12)
  • 31.  Adolescent (13 ? 18)
  • 32.  Adult (19 ? 64)
  • 33.  Geriatric (65yrs +)
  • 34.  All
  • 35.  Not Applicable
  • 36. Qualifications/Requirements

Qualifications

EDUCATION


Bachelor's Degree In Medical Technology Or Equivalent Required.


EXPERIENCE


Minimum Of Three Years Medical Technology Experience, Poct Experience Desirable. Proven Ability To Interface With Cross-Section Of Hospital Staff; Physicians, Nurse Managers. Experience With Word, Excel And Lis Interfaces. Previous Supervisory Experience A Plus.


LICENSURE


American Society Of Clinical Pathologists (Mt-Ascp) Preferred.


SPECIAL SKILLS


Needs To Have Completed All Requirements (Option A Or B) As Defined In The Career Ladder Policy.


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Job Info

Job: 14261

Department: Lab Admin
Category: TECHNOLOGIST/TECH
Sub Category: GENERAL SUPP SVCS
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: D
Hours: 40

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