This Specialist, CLS QA works under the direction of the department's Quality Assurance Supervisor to support the Quality Management program for the Department of Pathology. The CLS Specialist is responsible for providing analysis, integration and coordination of internal and external quality data. Duties include assuring accuracy of monitored quality indicators and analyzing, creating and distributing data reports to department and hospital quality committees.REQUIRED-Must possess California State issued Clinical Laboratory Scientist license as appropriate for job responsibilities, (current and renewed every two years as required).PREFERRED-Possess technical knowledge of clinical laboratory testing and processes with a minimum of 3 years of direct work experience in a hospital clinical lab setting. -Knowledge of state, federal, hospital and departmental regulations and requirements to ensure compliance. -Possess outstanding written and oral communication skills; possess the ability to lead discussions and deliver group presentations; possess the ability to prepare concise reports and action memos.-Utilize effective listening and questioning techniques.-Knowledge of quality assurance, quality system essentials, quality improvement, benchmarking, metrics, data analysis, and audit processes.-Ability to recognize aberrant processes that could lead to failures.-Possess excellent strategic thinking, problem solving and decision making skills. -Possess the ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships and to collaborate on interdepartmental projects. -Excellent project management skills with proven ability to effectively perform and timely manage quality improvement projects.-Ability to collect data using Laboratory Information Systems (LIS), EPIC EMR, RL Solutions.-Ability to analyze, evaluate, interpret and correlate data, to prepare reports using applicable software applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio), and to present reports to various departmental and hospital committees. -Ability to work independently to develop strategies and propose solutions.-Ability to produce high quality deliverables within established timelines. -Ability to recognize the need for and maintain security of confidential information; exercise judgment, tact and discretion in handling sensitive or confidential information or situations.-Ability to demonstrate consistent level of high performance.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT-THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-term course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging eve...ryone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.