Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center QA Coordinator,Pathology in New York, New York
Job Posting Number: 23876
Allied Health – Pathology
August 7, 2018
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
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The Department of Pathology at MSK is a dedicated, diverse group known for their expertise, ingenuity, and compassion. Working in a highly motivating environment, our group receives a complex variety of over 110,000 specimens annually and performs over 50,000 molecular diagnostic and cytogenetic tests. We have a team of over 600 staff members spread across 4 laboratory services (surgical pathology, hematopathology, cytology and molecular diagnostics).
We in the Pathology Department are excited to begin our search for a QA Coordinator ! Reporting to the Manager of QA and Regulatory-Pathology Department, you will be responsible for coordinating and performing the Quality Assessment (QA), Regulatory, and Performance Improvement (PI) activities of the department of Pathology. Coordination includes consultation with department administrative team, QA chair and service chiefs and assisting in scheduling, researching, interviewing and conducting QA activities including committee meetings, monitoring activities and adverse event reviews. Performance Improvement includes criterion selection, study design, data collection, analysis, and project facilitation
Comfortable working on detailed, data focused projects
Skilled in EXCEL and working with EXCEL Spreadsheets
Experienced in working in a fast paced, deadline sensitive environment
Nuanced in supporting multiple managers as well as the executive leadership.
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances
Proactive in your approach to the work day and able to anticipate the workday pipeline.
Coordinate all QA related meetings, including solicitation and tracking of agenda items, scheduling, room reservations, reserving A/V (and other necessary meeting resources) needs, sending meeting invitations & reminders (including agenda, previous meeting minutes, etc) to all meeting participants.
Obtain accurate data necessary for fulfilling quality/regulatory related responsibilities through utilization of institutional/departmental resources, reports, contacts, and on-line computer information
Be responsible for data and project support for inter- and intra-departmental quality, performance, and regulatory-related projects
Set up electronic attendance schedule as well as monitor and review daily, weekly, monthly pathology LIS reports as assigned.
Compile data for QA monthly reports and update and maintain QA log sheets adhering to department guidelines regarding frequency, timeliness, structure and content.
Draft QA meeting minutes for Pathology QA team ensuring information is accurate and complete.
Work with QA and lab managers to request data reports from Pathology Information Systems department (ex. frozen section and routine surgical pathology turnaround time) by identifying the business question being asked and relating this to the appropriate LIS information.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Administration, Management, or Business with at least two years hospital or laboratory experience. Master’s degree with at least one year hospital experience preferred.
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