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Laboratory Information Technology Specialist | Full Time 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD Full time 22_19

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Job Category

Diagnostics

Job Family

Laboratory

Department

RCH Laboratory

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

Job Summary

Coordinates multiple IT projects from inception to close including: project definition, scope development, scheduling, resource management, risk identification and mitigation, budget and cost tracking, quality assurance, testing and change control. Maintains and develops interfaces for Monument Health laboratory systems. Oversees all computer operations for MH Laboratories. Troubleshoots laboratory computer issues working with clients, lab staff and information systems department. Facilitates the interfacing of the Laboratory with Outreach clients. Provides statistical data as requested. Oversees CAP checklists, CAP inspections, and other regulatory requirements as related to laboratory information systems. Maintains a high level of customer service and meets Monument Health standards of performance.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Monitors and resolves laboratory IT system errors.
  • Acquires and maintains a working knowledge of the computer systems used to support the operation of the hospital.
  • Conducts ongoing evaluation of functions and programs of the Laboratory relative to accreditation standards and recommends procedural changes.
  • Communicates effectively with customers and potential customers to diagnose client needs, identify system constraints, and provide operational support.
  • Collaborates with Information Systems technicians, administrators and analysts to ensure efficient daily operations of laboratory computer systems.
  • Develops training materials and coordinates training for customers/clients.
  • Ensures adequate system testing, directs implementations, and verifies proper access requirements per policy and regulatory guidelines.
  • Creates an environment in which people feel valued, respected, and energized to explore new methods of doing business, generating revenue, and taking calculated risks. Develops employees based on linkage to business requirements and ensures employees are competent to manage change.
  • Assists the Laboratory team in technical aspects of goals, objectives, tactics, and long-range planning of the Laboratory.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:

Education: Bachelors Health Sciences

Preferred:
Experience - 1+ years of Information Technology Experience; 1+ years of Laboratory Experience; 1+ years of Project Management Experience

Certification - Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Medical Technology (MT) certification from ASCP, or registry of equal status

Education - Bachelors degree in Computer Information Systems

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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