The Point of Care (PoC) Coordinator supervises, establishes and monitors PoC testing according to accepted Laboratory practices and regulatory agencies. Cooperates with internal and external customers, collaborating with other team members and disciplines in coordination of patient care.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Establishes testing and quality control procedures for all POC testing. Monitors the recording and reporting of test results.
Monitors all required documentation and quality control results at each POC testing location. Performs statistical analysis (CV, DS, trend analysis, etc.) as required by regulatory agencies on quality control to identify, document, and take corrective action if necessary.
Calibrates and standardizes POC instruments by applying criteria of acceptable functions and performance limits, i.e. linearity, reproducibility, correlations as established by the manufacturer or regulatory agencies.
Assesses data needs, designs data collection procedures, identifies quality assurance Monitors and indicators, and reviews all data analyzed at each testing location.
Establishes and Performs training and assessment programs for super users and new operators.
Monitors POC testing personnel competency records and ensures that annual competency training and exams are successfully completed.
Coordinates inventories and oversees orders for supplies as appropriate.
Performs all delegated functions as defined by facility CLIA Director.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of laboratory regulations, protocols and procedures.
Analytical and critical thinking abilities.
Ability to comprehend and communicate instructions.
Ability to perform laboratory protocols and procedures.
Skill in the use of computers and related software applications.
Knowledge of safety and infection control standards.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Bachelor's or 4 years of work experience above the minimum qualification
- EXPERIENCE - 4 Years of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - ASCP-BloodBanking Technologist (ASCP-BB), ASCP-Chemistry Technologist (ASCP-C), ASCP-Hematology Technologist (ASCP-H), ASCP-Microbiology Technologist (ASCP-M), Molecular Biology Technologist (ASCP-MB), ASCP-Blood Banking Specialist (ASCP-SBB), ASCP-Chemistry Specialist (ASCP-SC), ASCP-Hematology Specialist (ASCP-SH), ASCP-Microbiology Specialist (ASCP-SM), Cert Histocompatibility Spec (CHS-ABHI), Cert Histocompatibility Techno (CHT-ABHI), Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS), Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), Medical Technologist (MT): Must have one certification from one of these issuing agencies: ASCP, AMT, NCA or AMT.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!
AABB (Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies) is an international, not-for-profit organization representing individuals and institutions involved in the fields of transfusion medicine and biotherapies. The Association works collaboratively
to advance the field through the development and delivery of standards, accreditation and education programs. AABB is dedicated to its mission of improving lives by making transfusion medicine and biotherapies safe, available and effective worldwide.