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Coordinator - Automation Processing - Atrium Health Core Lab - Evenings

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 87495
Job Family: Laboratory Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Evening
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Monday - Friday 2nd shift rotating weekends and holidays
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011008339031-Laboratory Administration


Job Summary

Provides training and support for automation and specimen processing in designated laboratory department(s). Provides recommendations and identifies opportunities for improvement to leaders and clients on the proper preparation of all specimens received in the laboratory.


Essential Functions

  • Provides training and support for staff on the automation and processing areas.
  • Develops, updates, and maintains standard operating procedures and quality control processes as needed.
  • Has a thorough knowledge of the automation with the ability to recognize and correct issues with minimal support.
  • Prepares reports to illustrate the performance of automation for specimen processing. This includes investigating error trends, new test code builds, test code updates, and tube labeling compliance.
  • Identifies and implements process improvement opportunities to improve the efficiency of automation for processing areas.
  • Acts as primary liaison with service technicians to limit impact and shorten downtime during automation servicing or repair.
  • Maintains cleanliness of equipment and work areas. Troubleshoots as needed.
  • Follows all policies regarding performance of maintenance, function checks and quality control with proper documentation.

Physical Requirements

Works in an active environment interacting with physicians, patients, technologists, and other hospital teammates. Works in an area which contains biohazardous (infectious) materials along with chemical, fire, and mechanical hazards. Each teammate has the responsibility to work in a safe manner. May be required to stoop, reach and lift light (20 pound) to moderately heavy (50 pound) loads.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Registered Medical Laboratory Technician (ASCP) or bachelor’s degree in chemical, biological or physical science required.

Patient Population Served

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and demonstrates the skills and competency appropriate to the ages, culture, developmental stages, and special needs of the patient population served.


Protected Health Information

  • Will limit access to protected health information (PHI) to the information reasonably necessary to do the job.
  • Will share information only on a need to know basis for work purposes.
  • Access to verbal, written and electronic PHI for this job has been determined based on job level and job responsibility within the organization.  Computerized access to PHI for this job has been determined as described above and is controlled via user ID and password.


Machines, Tools, and Equipment

Laboratory Equipment, PC