The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Pathology is seeking a Quality and Operations Improvement Engineer to design, organize and coordinate informatics and quality system program activities for the Anatomic Pathology laboratories and faculty. Leads the evaluation and implementation of quality assurance programs and ensures compliance with organizational policies and regulatory and accrediting agencies.
Please attach a resume and cover letter as part of the application process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. Applicable background and credential checks will be conducted. For a complete listing of job qualifications and to apply for this position, please visit our website at https://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference requisition #20001323.
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check, health screening, and should be prepared to submit five (5) professional references upon request.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
A Bachelor’s degree in a basic science or healthcare-related field from an accredited college or university with specialized training in laboratory medicine, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Three to five years administrative, supervisory, and/or quality program experience is required.
Six months to one-year experience in technical writing, teaching and/or training is required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated proficiency in computer software applications.
Three to five years of experience in laboratory medicine is highly desired.
One to three years of experience in Anatomic Pathology is desired.
Certification by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or National Certification Agency (NCA).
Demonstrated experience working with and knowledge of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) laboratory accreditation and inspection process is highly desired.
Demonstrated ability to perform statistical and trend analysis is desired; experience with data analysis platforms such as R, Python, SQL, Tableau, SPSS, etc. is desired.
Experience working with informatics and laboratory information systems (LIS) is highly desired.
Experience working with EPIC is highly desired.
Experience working in an academic health center is highly desired.
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with effective leadership skills is desired.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is $50,012.00/year and actual salary will be commensurate with education and experience.