Summary: Ensures day-to-day operations of laboratory and pathology information systems in conjunction with our Information Technology department and Laboratory leadership team. The individual must have a general knowledge of all the functions of the clinical and anatomic laboratories. Strong knowledge of Laboratory Information System (LIS) operations needed in each area to produce efficient and quality results. Must have strong analytic ability to resolve any technical issues while managing the LIS, including; implementations, upgrades, testing, user training, middleware, troubleshooting, and instrumentation. Must have the ability to travel from site to site when needed.
Five to seven years of clinical lab or related experience. Knowledge of laboratory information systems.
Excellent communication skills and ability to relate well with people of diverse backgrounds, training and experience.
Ability to handle/grip/squeeze and perform repetitive activity. Services include Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology, Transfusion Medicine Service, Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Microbiology, Coagulation, Immunology and Phlebotomy.
Delaware driver's license with no more than 3 moving violations.
Maintains operational functions of the LIS computer systems including the instrument and referral laboratory interfaces and system maintenance. Communicates effectively with all staff regarding information technology (provision of reports, prompt notification of system changes, handling of security requests, requests for new or modification of test codes and all system changes).Identifies and communicates to management the need for software and hardware upgrade. Plans and manages through the budget process. Monitors activities of vendors in all phases of installation and implementation of new systems and revisions in existing systems. Recognizes, reports, troubleshoots and corrects systems problems, providing first call support (i.e., printers, printing, computer-related billing issues). Develops, communicates and maintains LIS related departmental policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with accrediting agency standards (CAP/AABB).Manages projects, communicates status updates, works closely with laboratory management to identify future needs and to improve workflow processes. Reports and maintains records of troubleshooting activities and collaborates with IT and LIS vendors in developing systems that reduce both scheduled and unscheduled down-times. Reports to laboratory quality management. Attends laboratory leadership meetings, IT meetings, regional and national user group meetings. Ensures QA LIS monitors are reported through lab's process improvement program. Provides updates, instructional materials and technical support for laboratory staff (and physician offices with Marketing Manager) related to laboratory computer procedures. Provides competency testing.
Specializes in pathology Copath system.
Credentials: Essential: * ASCP-MEDTECH - MLT OR MT
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Knowledge Of Basic Computer Programs * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors * Proof Of Current/Valid Car Insurance * Valid DL With No More Than 3 Moving Violations
Education: Essential: * Associates Degree in related field
Location: Hospital-Main Campus
Shift : Variable - may be required to cover other locations
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.