The LIS Manager is responsible for the overall direction, management and the performance of the Clinical Toxicology LIS by ensuring consistent processes and effective operations, maintenance, site parameters, and security levels. Accountable for the results and functionality of systems. Collaborates internally and externally to solve technical problems and issues.
Manages within the constraints of scope, quality, and time to ensure delivery of specified service requirements successfully.
Responsible for troubleshooting, systems upgrades and regulatory compliance.
Responsible for verifying results, reviewing appropriate patient data in notification and presentation. Recognizes system failures and takes effective corrective action to resolve.
Assist with establishing policies, guidelines, metrics and templates.
Reviews LIS interfacing and monitors systems status, system errors, system messages, faxing, printing, auto-printing, scheduled reports, collection lists, labels, MRN# (Medical Record Number #) merges, pendings, backups, background job summaries, disk space, extracts, updates and modifications.
Prepares, communicates and maintain plans, ensuring all requirements and objectives are properly documented and budgets are managed. Documents all specific maintenance performed for regulatory compliance.
Manages and monitors Security of LIS system to ensure proper functioning.
Performs other duties as assigned
Education: Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or related field required. Master's degree in Healthcare Administration Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field preferred.
License: NYS Dept. of Education License for Clinical Laboratory Science required.
Certification: American Society Clinical Pathologists / National Certification Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel ASCP/NCA preferred.
Experience: 3-5 years of Laboratory Information Systems or IT role experience required. 1-2 years of Supervisory or management experience required.
Skills: Ability to work independently, interact with, and maintain functional relationships with personnel at all levels within and outside of the organization required. Excellent communication (both oral and written), interpersonal, analytical, planning, multitasking, detail orientation, problem solving, and organizational skills required. Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office especially Word and Excel required. Ability to work independently to handle multiple projects/assignments simultaneously and meet deadlines and expectations required. Ability to collect and aggregate data, gather information and data systematically, track and trend, to establish facts and principles, and generate statistics required.
Weekend Requirement: On-Call
Additional Salary Information: - Medical, dental and vision insurance
- Vacation, personal and holidays
Truetox is committed to carrying on the commitment of its owners and stakeholders to respond to evolving health care challenges and provide superior technology and service to its customers. Our focus is to help our customers improve the quality of care, reduce costs and enable a new emphasis on patient-centered care. The effectiveness of our business depends upon the efforts of all employees worki...ng as a team to achieve excellence in patient care. People form opinions not only by the service that we provide but also by the courtesy and cooperation of our personnel, the quality of our administrative services and the breath of our testing platform. The contribution of each individual, regardless of function, is therefore vital to the success of Truetox, our customer and the patient.