Spec QA/Compliance/Safety- Denver, CO req59478 in Denver, CO at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 2/19/2021

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Job Description

Spec QA/Compliance/Safety- Denver, Colorado - M-F

Look for more than answers. Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope. 

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can
expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with
professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve. 

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.

Basic Purpose:
Our goal is to provide every patient and every customer with services and products of superior quality. We do that through commitment, leadership, and establishing rigorous processes which we measure and continually improve upon.

Duties and Responsibilities:
I. Work with the Laboratory Director and Department Supervisors to facilitate the Quality Management Planning process.
a. Identifying and monitoring quality indicators
b. Schedule and conduct Quality Meetings and distribute the minutes
II. Ensure inspection preparedness by conducting internal audits of laboratory processes to identify non-conformances and areas of needed improvement.
a. Appropriate Authorization, Delegations, and associated Performance Assessments
b. Training and Competency documented via MediaLab
c. Testing Exceptions
III. Effectively create and complete Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPAs) for areas where non-conformances are identified.
a. Immediate Corrective Actions
b. Preventative Actions with Patient Remediation
c. Continuous monitoring and Effectiveness Checks
IV. License Coordinator for accreditation licensure.
V. QA Record organization and adherence to record retention requirements.
VI. Responsible for management of the CAP website as applicable for the organizational profile as well as testing and supervisory personnel.
VII. SmartSolve Software Administration for Document Control
a. Manage SOP Life Cycle (Implementations, Recurring Reviews, Administrator monitoring reports)
VIII. Quality metrics data collection and analysis to identify trends and needed interventions. 
IX. Safety Coordinator for laboratory.
X. Other duties as assigned

Supervision Exercised:

Education: • Bachelor’s Degree (Medical Technology or Chemical, Biological, or Clinical Laboratory Science)
Work Experience: • At least three years’ experience and associated knowledge of Laboratory regulations (CMS/CAP/NYS) and accreditation processes in a Medical Laboratory-Clinical or Anatomic Pathology.
• Lean Six Sigma (Continuous Improvement) experience preferred
Physical and Mental Requirements:
Technical Training or Professional Licensing • At least three years’ experience and associated knowledge of Laboratory regulations (CMS/CAP/NYS) and accreditation processes in a Medical Laboratory-Clinical or Anatomic Pathology.
• Lean Six Sigma (Continuous Improvement) experience preferred
Other: • PC application skills in Microsoft Office including Excel and Access.

Annual Salary Estimate (based on 40 hours worked per week): $60,900 to $109,700

Benefits Information: We are proud to offer best-in-class benefits and programs to support employees and their families in living healthy, happy lives. Our pay and benefit plans have been designed to promote employee health in all respects – physical, financial, and developmental. Some of the benefits offered include:
Medical/Prescription Drugs 
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) 
Supplemental Health Plans 
401(k) Plan – Company match dollar-for-dollar up to 5% 
Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) 
Supplemental Life Insurance 
Dependent Life Insurance 
Short- and Long-Term Disability buy-up 
Blueprint for Wellness 
Emotional Well-Being Resources 
Educational Assistance 
Paid Time Off (PTO) / Health Time 
Variable Compensation Plans

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