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Date Posted: 1/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
As a nationally recognized health system, Scripps Health is committed to providing the highest quality care to our patients. Through collaboration and innovation, our healthcare professionals lead the frontier in caring for our community. With a culture centered around teamwork, each laboratory site serves as a resource of support for each other, setting our laboratories as the benchmark for standardization.

The Lab Systems Quality and Compliance Coordinator supports the core lab and hospital labs systemwide in 3 distinct areas - regulation, quality assurance and billing and compliance. The Coordinator manages the Quality Plans for Scripps Medical Laboratory. Coordinates all quality assessment and performance improvement activities for Scripps Medical Laboratory. Serves as Laboratory Compliance Officer and manages the Compliance Program to ensure compliance with all Federal, State and accreditation requirements for all laboratory operations and testing performed at all Scripps Medical Laboratory locations. Researches, monitors, and communicates laboratory regulatory issues.

This is an exempt, full time position, generally Monday through Friday, at our core lab in Sorrento Mesa.

Job Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university in the U.S. For a degree obtained outside the U.S., a certificate of equivalency with U.S. degree programs is required.
  • Comprehensive understanding of State and Federal laws pertaining to clinical laboratory testing and operations, and accreditation standards.
  • Capacity to communicate technical information in a clear and effective manner to a wide spectrum of professionals and clinical staff.
  • Experience in developing educational materials and conducting presentations.
  • Experience in laboratory accreditation inspections.
  •  Ability to write and assist with implementation of policies & procedures.
  • Possess strong analytical problem-solving skills and excellent communication skills including effective interpersonal aptitude to interact with a diverse group in a diplomatic manner.
  • Experience in a clinical laboratory as a supervisor, manager or higher (at least 2 years) preferred.
  • Experience or education with Laboratory Compliance, coding & reimbursement, Medicare rules & regulations.
  • Expertise in the use of desktop computer tools, including the Internet, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word applications.
  • Understanding of clinical laboratory quality assurance and performance improvement principles.
  • Understanding of quality assurance requirements of TJC, CAP, AABB, FDA, CLIA, and State of California.
  • Familiarity with State and federal laws and regulations governing laboratory practice, including physicians' office testing, hospital bedside testing, scope of practice, Quality Control, Quality Assurance.
  • Understanding of OIG compliance guidance for laboratories.
  • Demonstrated results orientation, ability to accomplish job-related oversight of all levels of employees who do not report to this position and who may not be in the laboratory.
  • Valid CA driver's license.
  • California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license.

Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.