Laboratory Ops and Quality Mgr
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Skills / Requirements
JOB SUMMARY: Plans, directs, coordinates and monitors all Quality and Point of Care initiatives, policies and procedures within assigned departments including but not limited to Quality Systems program, audits, monitoring of Laboratory Information System, monitoring status of staff licenses, training, competencies and certification of equipment. Confers with Administration, Medical Director and Medical Staff to ascertain Harris Health System needs related to Laboratory Services while ensuring activities are in accordance with FDA, AABB, CAP and JCAHO standards and HH Administrative policies.
1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Graduate from an accredited college or university with a degree in medical Technology, Biology or Chemistry ad certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists or equivalent.
2. Work Experience (Years and Area): Five years experience in medical laboratory setting.
3. Management Experience (Years and Area): Three years in supervising staff in a medical laboratory.
4. Equipment Operated: PC's equipment, Priner, Terminals, Analyzers
1. Communication Skills:
Bilingual Skills Required: No
Writing /Composing (Correspondence/ Reports)
2. Other Skills:
Analytical CRT Mathematics Medical Terms Statistical P.C. MS Word MS Excel MS Access
3. Work Schedule: Flexible
4. Other Requirements: Travel between Harris Health facilities