Kaiser Permanente San Rafael, CA, USA
May 30, 2019
Description: Supports of the laboratory information computer system primarily from the perspective of the local facilities, including medical office buildings. Operates as a scientific systems analyst as well as a business analyst, works with local medical, administrative, laboratory and network resources to diagnose, fixes and improves the operation of this wide-area network and maximizes interrelationships with other local region-wide existing networked systems. Essential Functions: - In coordination with local laboratory management and technical staff, serves as a scientific and technical business analyst with a focus on improving system usefulness to the local user. - This includes increasing the number of functions that can be automated as well as seeking process improvements that reduce human interaction with the system. - Works with the local laboratory management and facility administration, seeks ways to directly reduce overall RILIS expenses. - Works with the local laboratory management and facility administration, seeks ways to improve patient satisfaction with the overall laboratory encounter. - This involves training new staff as well as re-training staff on process improvements techniques. - Assists as the primary facility contact for all applications touching on laboratory data, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. - Works with the local laboratory management and facility administration and RILIS System Coordinators across the region, assists in reducing inefficiencies by standardizing documentation and protocols required for Local, State, and Federal inspection of the laboratories including CAP, CLIA, The Joint Commission, AABB, and State of California. Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum three (3) years of experience as a clinical laboratory scientist in all departments of a clinical laboratory. Education - Bachelor's degree in a life science required OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field. - High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration - California License as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist and certification by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). Additional Requirements: - Experience with a clinical laboratory data system including database building and maintenance. - Significant knowledge in chemistry, biology, blood bank, and microbiology skills necessary to satisfy the State of California's description of a Clinical Laboratory Scientist. - Substantial knowledge of regulatory issues including State, Federal, AABB, CLIA, and The Joint Commission. - Proficient in PCs and Mainframe database issues. - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment. Preferred Qualifications: - Knowledge of PathNet, DCL, and CCL languages preferred. - Master's degree preferred. Primary Location: California,San Rafael,San Rafael Clinical Support Building 99 Montecillo Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 4:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Information Technology Department: RILIS Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.