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Supervisor-Point of Care

Company: Samaritan Health Services
Location: corvallis
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE Provides oversight of all Point of Care activities, including selection of candidates, orientation and training, scheduling, coaching and evaluations. Responsible for oversight of Point of Care personnel and functions to ensure optimal customer service and compliance with regulatory standards. Ensures SHS compliance through quality improvement, quality control, competency testing and education as defined by accrediting agencies and federal standards, for point of care testing. Provides direct oversight for the Point of Care department. DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The laboratory teams at Samaritan Health Services have responsibilities for testing samples that may include blood, body fluids and tissue to aid in diagnosis of diseases, illnesses or conditions that may need medical attention. Point of Care (POC) offers the opportunity to work on a different side of the laboratory experience. POC testing is performed at the bedside (inpatient) or near the point of care (outpatient clinics) by non-laboratory healthcare professionals in order to obtain faster results and improve patient treatment decisions. POC offers a fast#paced, quality-driven team environment, composed of POC Coordinators responsible for assuring compliance of procedures and policies at all Samaritan hospitals and clinics. The POC team follows regulatory requirements to manage the devices/kits and operators at all sites to assure quality. EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or equivalent required. ASCP or equivalent certified Medical Laboratory Scientist required. Four (4) years recent experience as a Medical Laboratory Scientist required. Previous leadership experience required. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Analytical/Problem Solving Skills # Ability to collect and analyze data and other information, solve problems and make decisions while using clear and logical steps. Clinical Laboratory Technology - Working knowledge in areas of laboratory medicine and technology including clinical chemistry, hematology, immunology, microbiology and molecular biology. Quality Assurance Fundamentals # Basic knowledge and understanding of clinical quality assurance and quality control techniques and activities. Compliance Monitoring # Ability to monitor performance of self, other individuals and processes by applying knowledge of established performance standards from regulatory agencies as well as employer and understanding regulatory licensure and conditions. Customer Service # Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service within the healthcare community. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Training and Education # Ability to communicate technical concepts and to make presentations and demonstrations to customers and new employees. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Rarely (1 - 10% of the time) Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time) Frequently (34 - 66% of the time) Continually (67 # 100% of the time) CLIMB - STAIRS LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#-36#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#-54#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54#) 0 - 20 Lbs CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds BEND FORWARD at waist KNEEL (on knees) SIT# ROTATE TRUNK Standing REACH - Forward MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists PUSH (0-20 pounds force) PULL (0-20 pounds force) STAND WALK - LEVEL SURFACE ROTATE TRUNK Sitting FINGER DEXTERITY PINCH Fingers GRASP Hand/Fist None specified

* JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE * Provides oversight of all Point of Care activities, including selection of candidates, orientation and training, scheduling, coaching and evaluations. Responsible for oversight of Point of Care personnel and functions to ensure optimal customer service and compliance with regulatory standards. Ensures SHS compliance through quality improvement, quality control, competency testing and education as defined by accrediting agencies and federal standards, for point of care testing. Provides direct oversight for the Point of Care department.

* DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION * The laboratory teams at Samaritan Health Services have responsibilities for testing samples that may include blood, body fluids and tissue to aid in diagnosis of diseases, illnesses or conditions that may need medical attention. Point of Care (POC) offers the opportunity to work on a different side of the laboratory experience. POC testing is performed at the bedside (inpatient) or near the point of care (outpatient clinics) by non-laboratory healthcare professionals in order to obtain faster results and improve patient treatment decisions. POC offers a fast-paced, quality-driven team environment, composed of POC Coordinators responsible for assuring compliance of procedures and policies at all Samaritan hospitals and clinics. The POC team follows regulatory requirements to manage the devices/kits and operators at all sites to assure quality.

* EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS * High school diploma or equivalent required.

* ASCP or equivalent certified Medical Laboratory Scientist required.

* Four (4) years recent experience as a Medical Laboratory Scientist required.

* Previous leadership experience required.

* KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES * Analytical/Problem Solving Skills - Ability to collect and analyze data and other information, solve problems and make decisions while using clear and logical steps.

* Clinical Laboratory Technology - Working knowledge in areas of laboratory medicine and technology including clinical chemistry, hematology, immunology, microbiology and molecular biology.

* Quality Assurance Fundamentals - Basic knowledge and understanding of clinical quality assurance and quality control techniques and activities.

* Compliance Monitoring - Ability to monitor performance of self, other individuals and processes by applying knowledge of established performance standards from regulatory agencies as well as employer and understanding regulatory licensure and conditions.

* Customer Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service within the healthcare community. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

* Training and Education - Ability to communicate technical concepts and to make presentations and demonstrations to customers and new employees.

* PHYSICAL DEMANDS * Rarely

(1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally

(11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently

(34 - 66% of the time)

Continually

(67 - 100% of the time)

CLIMB - STAIRS

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

BEND FORWARD at waist

KNEEL (on knees)

SIT

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

REACH - Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

PULL (0-20 pounds force)

STAND

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

FINGER DEXTERITY

PINCH Fingers

GRASP Hand/Fist

None specified

Keywords: Samaritan Health Services, Corvallis , Supervisor-Point of Care, Other , corvallis, Oregon

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