Become a member of our team – a team that is changing medicine and changing lives. The Department of Pathology at University of Iowa Health Care is currently accepting applications for a Quality & Operational Improvement Engineer position. This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified individual seeking to work in a fast-paced learning environment within the Department of Pathology.
Job Duties: Designs, organizes and coordinates 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.
The schedule for this position is primarily Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM.
For a complete listing of job qualifications and to apply for this position, please visit our website at http//jobs.uiowa.edu, reference requisition #21001443. Applicable background checks will apply.
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 Tableau, Microsoft Access, HEDI, 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/year. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.