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Swedish Health Services Senior Point of Care Coordinator in Edmonds, Washington


Swedish Edmonds is looking for a Senior Point of Care Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in Laboratory Admin at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.

The position is responsible for Quality Assurance and Compliance of the point of care testing program at their assigned campus(es). This position is responsible for managing the administrative and technical day to day operations of hospital point of care lab testing at the campus level. This includes, coordinating, training and controlling point of care testing throughout the assigned campus in which they are assigned in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards. It also includes responsibility for implementation of new service areas and improvements in technology, with recommendations to the System-wide Point of Care Manager regarding enhancements of the program. The Senior Point of Care Coordinator lends support to other service managers by providing utilization information and assistance with projects which focus on patient care and safety.

In this position you will:

  • Implements and maintains procedures, methods, techniques and approved plans for point of care program to meet all regulatory compliance by TJC, DOH-LQA, and CMS on their assigned campus(es).

  • Applies knowledgeable of current CLIA, TJC, DOH-LQA, and CMS requirements regarding point of care testing and ensures that the hospital staff meet those requirements.

  • Responsible for and manages and maintains the system-wide standardized point of care Quality Assurance program on their assigned campus(es).

  • Manages point of care testing databases and utilizes data for quality assurance, quality improvement and utilization. Reviews and responds to quality assurance data on a weekly/monthly basis. Provides a monthly utilization and Quality Assurance report to POC Manager.

  • Proactively mentors direct reports as well as point of care operators. Provides assistance to hospital staff and actively coaches the staff to resolve problems regarding point of care testing.

  • Troubleshoots and maintains instrumentation and quality control of equipment.


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in Medical Technology

  • 5 years as a Medical Technologist.

  • 2 years Leadership experience.

  • Requirements include certification as a medical technologist (MT, MLS or CLS) or certification eligible by one of the following organizations: American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT). Certification must be obtained within 12 months of being assigned to the job.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 1 year of point of care testing experience.

  • Experience working directly with clinical staff, supervisors, managers and physicians in a hospital setting.

  • Background experience with emphasis in client service.

About the Edmonds Campus.

Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

217 licensed beds.

450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff.

1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel.

Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits β€” see our website for details


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Quality/Safety (Clinical)

Location: Washington-Edmonds

Work Locations: Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026

Req ID: 293543