The College of American Pathologists (CAP) Coordinator is responsible for overall laboratory compliance, coordination of all proficiency testing activities and reporting of failed results. Serves as contact for laboratory inspections, maintains appropriate document control, and has oversight of team member’s competencies. The CAP Coordinator will also track laboratory metrics and identify, lead, and implement process improvement efforts. Also serves as the laboratory Safety Officer and Chemical Hygiene Officer.
Must have an Associate’s degree with one of the following:
Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) with the successful completion of the (American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
American Medical Technologist (AMT) Board of Certification exam or obtained within the first year of employment
Alternative associate degrees are acceptable with successful completion of ASCP or AMT MLT Certification exam
2 years’ experience collaborating with proficiency testing as a subscriber and/or end user
2 years’ experience working in a CAP accredited laboratory with direct experience ensuring compliance with CAP regulations
Bachelor’s degree as a Medical Laboratory Scientist
5 years’ experience working in a CAP accredited laboratory with direct experience ensuring compliance with CAP regulations
Project management experience
1 year experience with event reporting software in a regulated environment
Basic understanding of statistical concepts and methods commonly utilized in clinical laboratory science
Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate effectively with physicians and other clinical personnel when responding to routine inquires and when reporting laboratory results
Awareness of factors that influence test results
Broad understanding of laboratory performance indicators, processes, and regulatory requirements
Exhibit exceptional communication (oral/written) and excels in complex problem solving and critical thinking
Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.
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