Spec, Quality Assurance- Ameripath - Indianapolis, IN

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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

Quest Diagnostics Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis, IN
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Associates Degree


The Journey Begins with you.

There's quite a distance between wondering and knowing. And for patients waiting for answers to important health questions, it's a road they want to travel as quickly as possible.

At Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, we understand urgency. But more than speed, we focus our energies on accuracy. Currently, we seek a Spec, Quality Assurance- Ameripath - Indianapolis, IN.

Schedule: Monday Friday, 8am 4:30pm

*Salary dependent upon experience*

REQ # 3763481


Support and coordinate efforts that foster quality and ensure that all pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical processes are consistent with our company values and mission.

- Licensing and Accreditation Support the internal inspection process of the business unit, associated laboratories and specimen collection sites to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations, College of American Pathologists (CAP) accreditation requirements and Quest Diagnostics standards.
- Serve as a resource regarding Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA '88) regulations and CAP accreditation standards.
-Proficiency Testing Assist and ensure enrollment and participation in proficiency testing for each test to include Corrective Action when necessary.
-Coordinate the Validity Check program and Blind Samples resubmission program, if applicable.
-Assist in maintaining a defined instrument-to-instrument, method-to-method, and laboratory-to-laboratory comparison process.
-Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Support and assist on monthly Quality Assurance (QA) meetings. Support each department's comprehensive Quality Improvement (QI) plan. Assist in maintaining and monitoring Quality Assurance specific quality indicators.
-Facilitate the preparation, distribution and review of the QA Manual.
-Support the Corporate Quality Surveillance Program, Patient Results Distribution Program, Best Practice Team Initiative/Database Changes Verification Program and other monitoring programs specifically assigned by National Quality Assurance. Quality Assurance Initiatives
-Assist in the prompt and complete reporting of Reportable Quality Issues in compliance with the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
-Assist in the complete tracking of revised reports in compliance with the SOP.
-Assist in any other duties as assigned by the Technical Manager.

-Bachelors degree (chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology)required Certifications Qualification as General Laboratory Supervisor as defined by CLIA '88required

Work Experience:
-At least three years employment in a laboratory setting required
-Experience with Quality Assurance, statistical Quality Control, and laboratory regulations/accreditation requirements required.

-Strong interpersonal communication skills required Demonstrated strong writing and composition skillsrequired
-Demonstrated success in motivating team members to reach objectivesdesirable
-Strong influencing skills desirable Business Process Skills
-Understands clinical laboratory operationsrequired
-Able to effect Quality Improvement through problem solving skills and knowledge of quality tools required
-Able to manage changerequired Organization skills required Project management skills required
-Analytical skills required
-Technical skills required
-Computer skills required
-Able to function in a matrix organization desirable
-Multi-tasking skills desirable

This new associate should have strong knowledge of laboratory regulations and equipment;
have a strong background in laboratory science (through associates or bachelors degree
program, or years of experience in an anatomic pathology laboratory); proven track record of
writing standard operating procedures and training staff.

How To Apply

Please Log In or Register to Upload a Resume and complete the online Application. Because of the large number of applicants to job openings, Quest Diagnostics will only contact candidates to be interviewed

Closing Statement

Quest Diagnostics has many career opportunities for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the patient comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers trust every day by providing the highest quality diagnostic information services in a professional, accessible and informative way. Our workforce is diverse and talented and believes in our vision: "Empowering Better Health with Diagnostic Insights."

[All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.]

Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.