This position has responsibility for planning and coordinating activities of the Laboratory Information System and their staff to assure quality technical services, financial accountability and compliance of all policies and procedures for quality patient care. This position also serves as a liaison to the hospital IT department and external IT vendors.
Coordinates LIS activities. This task involves the coordination of Laboratory Information System functions and staff. Included in this task is the arrangement of work schedules and assignments and assures the timely, complete and periodic training of employee. Assists with interviews, and selects individuals who best meet the needs of the section, makes recommendations to the Laboratory Clinical Director involving disciplinary and wage matters, maintains attendance, and completes payroll functions.
Two or more years' experience in the Laboratory Information Systems area of a clinical laboratory May learn complete scope of duties in one (1) to two (2) years. Specific vendor training in Sunquest, PowerPath and Epic highly desirable. Must possess effective management and good communication skills. Must be familiar with all department methods and collection techniques. Considerable initiative and judgment involved in managing personnel and overall workflow.
Requires Associate or Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology. One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Deaconess Laboratory Staff work in a progressive, highly computerized environment that performs services for inpatients and outpatients and emergency room patients. The health system includes 8 hospitals, more than 30 primary care locations and several specialty facilities. We have full-service Laboratories at Deaconess Hospital and Deaconess Gateway Hospital and more than 375 employees in the labs and outreach locations.
Deaconess Health System has become the premier provider of health care services to a 26-county, tri-state area in southwestern Indiana, western Kentucky and southeastern Illinois.