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Laboratory Quality Assurance Manager
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Location/Affiliates: Mount Sinai Medical Center (Manhattan)
Department: 152 - Microbiology
Requisition Number: 14-1615074
The Manager of Quality Improvement is responsible for the design, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the Quality Improvement initiatives of the Department. The goal for this individual is to ensure the continued delivery of quality laboratory services.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Design and implement Departmental Quality Improvement Monitors under the direct supervision of the Director of Microbiology.
2.Prepare monthly reports detailing the results of all Quality Improvement initiatives.
3.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.
4.Maintain a personnel competency program that includes technologists and supervisory personnel as per directives of the Director of Clinical Microbiology.
5.Assist in the development or evaluation of new technologies and procedures under the direction of the Director of Microbiology.
6.Participate in scheduled in-service training and educational programs to improve skills and expand the knowledge of the technical staff.
7.Perform troubleshooting of instruments to ensure continued operation of the Department.
8.Modify protocols and edit documents, with Director approval, in order to improve laboratory workflow and processes.
9.Interact with IT to ensure proper functioning and troubleshooting of LIS issues.
10.Follow all safety requirements and monitor safety compliance and processes in the Department.
11.Perform other assignments as required by the Director of Microbiology.
This position reports to the Director of Microbiology.
B.S. in biology, microbiology or medical technology. Masters in microbiology preferred.
Possess a New York Sate License as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist.
Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.