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Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | LAB Administration
Category: Laboratory/Pathology
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 608154
Date Posted: 7/27/2021
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position provides quality and regulatory support for the Quality and Regulatory Manager of the laboratory for the development, implementation, and administration of the laboratory`s quality management and safety programs to ensure all applicable regulatory compliance.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Under the direction of laboratory leadership, ensures regulatory compliance and quality standards of all areas of the laboratory including Anatomic Pathology and Biorepository. Ensures compliance with all accreditation standards, federal and state laws.
  2. Work with laboratory leadership to perform risk assessments, data analysis, compliance audits and records reviews on the effectiveness of the quality and compliance processes and controls. Maintains, establishes, and produce licenses/accreditation and regulatory files.
  3. Assists with coordination of accreditation and regulatory inspections, gathering, providing information, researching, communicating, and documenting the process. Responsible for coordinating timely responses to accrediting agencies post-inspection.
  4. Assists in development and implementation of policies, procedures, training, and educational programs for all areas of the laboratory. Leads performance improvement initiatives for the program and monitors their effectiveness. Serves as a document administrator in the laboratory`s document control system.
  5. Actively participates in safety initiatives and risk mitigation measures where appropriate. Oversees laboratory safety and chemical hygiene plans to maintain a safe environment for laboratory staff.
  6. Serves as a liaison between Laboratory and other hospital areas to coordinate all quality improvement activities for optimal efficiency and effectiveness; recommends process changes as appropriate.
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelor`s degree in Medical Technology or equivalent combination of post-secondary education and experience. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Three years previous hospital laboratory experience Required
2. Previous experience in a laboratory quality or leadership role Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Nationally recognized laboratory certification (ASCP or equivalent) Preferred
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Occasionally
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Occasionally
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Occasionally
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
27. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
28. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
29. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
30. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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