HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Point of Care Quality Coordinator in Port Charlotte, Florida

Point of Care/Quality Coordinator Laboratory Services - Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Fawcett Memorial Hospital is located in the Tampa Bay area along Florida's Gulf Coast. Celebrating over 40 years of providing quality healthcare to Charlotte County, our mission is to make each patient encounter an opportunity to heal, with care, and compassion and with dedication to excellence. Fawcett Memorial Hospital is a 237-bed, full-service acute care hospital serving Charlotte County and the surrounding areas since 1975. Clinical specialties include 24-hour emergency care center, a comprehensive ACoS CoC accredited cancer program, Joint Commission accredited Stroke Center of Excellence, accredited Chest Pain Center with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Joint Commission certified Orthopedic and Spine Center, wound management and hyperbaric medicine, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, state-of-the-art cardiovascular surgery program, sports & rehabilitation services, and many outpatient programs.

We are proud to be joined by over 350 of the area’s most respected physicians. Fawcett has received the America’s Top 100 Hospital recognition by Healthgrades for 2015 which puts the facility in the top 2% in the nation for clinical excellence. What does all of this mean to you? It means that right here in Charlotte County, you have access to one of the best hospitals in the area.

Quality Coordinator – West Florida Division

The Quality Coordinator supervises and administers the division laboratory Quality Assurance programs under the direction of the IRL Quality Director, Division Director and Medical Directors to meet patient care and regulatory agency requirements. They are responsible for coordinating and monitoring all regulatory agency inspection preparedness activities such as mock inspections. This position also works with department leaders to implement new programs monitor performance, collect and evaluate performance data, develop corrective action plans, assist in the training and education of personnel regarding quality activities. They also supports the Quality and Division Directors in achieving department goals for service, quality, regulatory compliance, financial performance, patient satisfaction, healthy work environment, and integration of intra and inter-departmental activities.

_Position Responsibilities:_ * Reviews and organizes monthly, quarterly, and annual quality control, quality assurance, and proficiency testing data from assigned division/region for discussion with IRL Quality and Division directors. * Prepares, organizes and presents performance information for appropriate meetings in a timely manner. * Monitors accreditation agency licensure status and assists department directors in preparing licensure and renewal paperwork (CAP, CLIA, AHCA, business license, ect) * Works with regulatory agencies and HCA legal resources to ensure that licensure documentation is completed as required. * Prepares annual program for Quality Control, Quality Assurance and Regulatory compliance under the guidance of the Division Administrative and Medical Directors. * Prepares annual assessment of Quality Control, Quality Assurance and Regulatory performance for assigned division. * Assists Division Administrative and Medical Directors in reviewing performance data and identifying corrective actions. * Reviews proficiency testing and/or quality assurance results and works with departments to develop corrective action plans where indicated * Performs root cause analysis on service and performance failures. Recommends corrective actions to Quality and Division director. * Consistently completes all required records/documentation pertaining to quality assurance and/or point-of-care testing records. * Demonstrates the ability to use good judgment and independent thinking in the correlation and interpretation of performance data * Provides ongoing education on Quality and Regulatory compliance as required. * Standardization of policies and other documentation within the West Florida Division.

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  • This position is full-time (40 hours per week) days with rotating weekends and rotating within the main lab 1 to 2 days per week.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science required.
  • State of Florida Supervisor’s License required.
  • Hospital point of care experience preferred.
  • Experience with Quality Assurance and CAP/TJC accreditation preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience as a Medical Technologist with 1-3 years in a clinical laboratory preferred.
  • Abbott iSTAT; NovaStat Glucose Meter; RALS experience preferred.

Job: *Supervisors Team Leaders & Coordinators

Title: Point of Care Quality Coordinator

Location: Florida-Port Charlotte-Fawcett Memorial Hospital - Port Charlotte

Requisition ID: 26598-1386