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QA - Lab (CA) Coord - San Juan Capistrano, CA - req18119 in San Juan Capistrano, CA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

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Look for more than answers.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

As a Lab Technician you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, Lab Technicians play an essential role in our success and in the services we provide. As a career, we offer a unique opportunity to develop your career with the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. We are tech driven, and we’re creating the lab of the future – an environment where you can deliver cutting edge diagnostics and help us drive new discoveries and breakthroughs.

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Reports to Laboratory Manager.  Quality oriented employee who ensures that laboratory maintains inspection readiness at all times.  Manages required documentation and ensures regulatory processes are in place.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates leadership through accountability and collaboration in daily activities.

  • Consistently demonstrates a high level of initiative and problem solving ability.

  • Projects a positive, professional demeanor at all times.

  • Coordinates efforts to effectively work with others in a way that is productive and promotes teamwork and change.  Recognized as an organized participant or leader of meetings.

  • Demonstrates effective two-way communication to create an informed, positive environment.

  • Participates as an active member on the Quality Improvement Team.

  • Ensures continuous quality improvement by collaborating with management to implement standardization and process improvement within the department.

  • Ensures compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies through documentation, audits and corrective action.

  • Supports, implements and ensures compliance of all department and company QA/QC related policies.  Performs department QC related activities.

  • Facilitates internal and external audits.

  • In coordination with management, ensures that departmental standard operating procedures and database are regularly updated to accurately reflect current processes.

  • Regularly updates the Quality Binder and General Laboratory Procedure and Policy Manual to reflect current documents.

  • Coordinates internal and external proficiency testing activities.

  • In coordination with management, oversees department training and competency programs.

  • Performs special projects as assigned.

  • Serves as CLS II or Lab Associate II capacity as needed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license or other required licensures for their specialty or at least 4 years experience in comparable quality assurance setting.

  • At least 4 years of progressive laboratory experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree in medical technology or other life or physical sciences from an accredited college or university.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills such as spreadsheets, word processing using Windows based software (Word, Excel, etc.).  Other computer skills such as statistical analysis and laboratory information system helpful.  Typing skills desirable.

[All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  All duties and requirements are essential job functions.]