BJC Careers

Medical Technologist, Quality Assurance Coordinator

Saint Louis, MO
Laboratory


Job Description

Job ID: 1174755
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.


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Role Purpose

Tracks and promotes quality of patient care as well as patient and visitor safety, in collaboration with quality and performance improvement activities. Minimize the frequency and severity of adverse events, manage and investigate the causes of those events to prevent injury and financial loss, and to advance awareness in order to identify risk related issues and trends. Quality management includes incident reporting, management of patient and family complaints related to quality of care, educational activities, and compliance with accreditation requirements. Proactive as well as reactive by providing support and regulatory guidance for risk reduction and process improvement by using activities such as root cause analysis and cause mapping in order to create and monitor action plans identified.


Responsibilities

  • Maintains continuous mandatory regulatory readiness for accrediting agencies. Coordinates and manages external regulatory inspections for all appropriate accrediting bodies.
  • Performs validation and verification audits required by all regulatory bodies, including but not limited to, good clinical practices, competency assessment and documentation,
  • Investigates and evaluates events for risk potential, loss minimization, and proper documentation in addition to using risk factor data to develop interventions and process improvement strategies.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of the Quality Management Plan in accordance to the requirements of all regulatory bodies.
  • Provides consultation and support to clinical teams related to performance and quality improvement initiatives and metric development and management.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Physical/Life Science/related

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise
  • MT/MLS - ASCP or equiv
  • RTR or equiv

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer