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AdventHealth Lab Info System Point Of Care Supervisor in Shawnee, Kansas


Laboratory Information Systems and POC Supervisor AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift :

Full Time, Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Serves as an expert on AdventHealth Laboratory Information Systems including Cerner, Athena, interfaces, and others as applicable.

  • Resource for all LIS, patient and client billing applications and work-flows.

  • Provides LIS training for all laboratory staff and others as appropriate.

  • Coordinates functional and quality assurance aspects of LIS including test builds, report generation, instrument interfacing, auto-verifications and all annual and biennial regulatory validations; reference ranges, QC program, proficiency testing and CAP compliance.

  • Sets up new tests in LIS; makes needed changes to existing test structure; validates new instruments functionality from a LIS standpoint.

  • Serves as Lab representative and liaison for all Information System functions and connectivity, including communication and coordination with AH AIT, Cerner PathNet, Epic and HIM.

  • In collaboration with Laboratory Medical Director and Director of Laboratory Services, develops, implements, and monitors programs for Point of Care Testing (POCT) in the clinical Areas.

  • Provides consultative services to clinical staff and providers for POCT in a positive manner.

  • Works collaboratively with Nursing Services in the hospital and AHMG staff to ensure all CLIA regulations are being met.

  • Provides technical consultation and standardizes laboratory policies and procedures for use by clinical staff.

  • Performs Needs Assessment for new or revised POCand ensures submission to the appropriate regulatory agencies.

  • Ensures all Joint Commission, CLIA and State of Kansas standards and regulations are being observed.

  • Makes sure that the point-of-care department policies and actual practices throughout the MidAmerica Region are in accordance with Federal and State regulations.

  • Performs, reviews, and evaluates proficiencies, competencies, and validate laboratory procedures for the point-of-care department

  • Supports front line staff and section team leaders as needed in IT and POC issues.

  • Ability and willingness to work flexible schedules required to oversee the operations of the laboratory.

  • Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements with CLIA, State of Kansas, OSHA, CAP, TJC.

  • Strong clinical and technical skills to translate front line staff needs into work processes and supportive IT technology.

  • Demonstrates leadership qualities, organizational and service management skills.

  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office products, etc.) needed to develop and maintain laboratory documents and performance improvement records.

  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective manner.

  • Collaborative mindset to work with various departments for successful projects.

  • Manages and operates laboratory equipment safely and correctly. Follows established policies for equipment maintenance, reporting and documenting need for repair.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of new testing methods, products, instrumentation; remains informed on all current technologies.

  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized, communicate effectively and function well under stressful situations.

  • Demonstrates ability and willingness to adapt to change and flexibility to adjust to the uneven workflow and changing priorities of the department.

  • Demonstrates the value of team concept on a consistent basis.

  • High level of self-motivation and ability to work

  • Performs Needs Assessment for new or revised POC

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and projects


What You Will Need:

  • Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology Required

  • 5 Years of Laboratory Experience, with some working knowledge of POC and LIS

  • MT ASCP or equivalent preferred

Job Summary:

Provides oversight of Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) functions, implementations, maintenance, improvements competencies and interfaces to ensure smooth lab operations and reporting of clinical information.

Provides oversight of hospital and all regional site Point of Care Testing (POCT) (waived and non-waived) in accordance with the Statutes of the State of Kansas, Joint Commission and CLIA including development of a competency assessment program for laboratory and non-laboratory personnel.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Laboratory

Organization: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Req ID: 21041109

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.