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Beth Israel Lahey Health Point of Care Tech Specialist Pathology Laboratory in Boston, Massachusetts

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The Point of Care Technical Specialist is responsible for the coordination of activities related to point-of-care testing (POCT), including writing procedures, training testing staff, and troubleshooting POCT instruments.

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Supervises and administers the facility Point-of-Care testing and department Quality Assurance programs under the direction of the department administrative and medical directors to meet patient care and regulatory agency requirements. Works with department leaders to implement new programs monitor performance, collect and evaluate performance data, develop corrective action plans, and assist in the training and education of personnel regarding Point-of-Care and Quality activities. Performs technical duties within the department as required. Supports the department in achieving department goals for service, quality, regulatory compliance, financial performance, patient satisfaction, healthy work environment, and integration of intra and inter-departmental activities. Ensures hospital staff are familiar with the analytical procedures, maintenance and trouble-shooting of POCT equipment by designing training and competency assessment programs. Collects and evaluates QA/QI, Quality Control data from POCT sites and reports data collected to laboratory director. Resolves technical problems and ensures that remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratories established performance specifications. Ensures that all required quality control activities are performed and documented. Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results. Document all corrective actions taken to correct problem(s). Ensure that all required instrument maintenance and calibration activities are performed and documented using periodic audits. Assess records for proficiency testing samples and directs training, orientation and competency documentation for all staff involved with POCT. Validate new methods and instrumentation.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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