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Quality Assurance Specialist

K.A. Recruiting, Inc.
Joelton, Tennessee, United States
August 08, 2019


Full-time QA Specialist needed right outside of Nashville, TN!


This Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for maintenance and oversight of day to day operations quality assurance/quality management program, which includes maintaining documents, records and certifications according to state and federal health care standards in compliance with accreditation guidelines.

Essential Functions:

- Compile, review, and analyze data related to client concerns, QA events and corrective actions in order to determine areas for quality improvement.

- Evaluate quality control data with appropriate department management to determine trends and issues, and assist with the development of corrective action plans to address these issues.

- Assist in the implementation of corrective action plans for areas that do not meet accreditation standards.

- Assist in review, updates and maintenance of quality assurance plans.

- Assist in the preparation for the quality assurance/quality management committee agenda creation and data collection, with an emphasis on establishing/maintaining a standardized quality management program.

- Participate in coordinating documentation for accreditation reviews.

- Provide education to staff regarding laboratory quality control programs.

- Assist departmental managers and medical directors in implementing and maintaining competency and continuing education for staff.

- Audit laboratory locations or departments for compliance with company quality policy and procedure and CLIA, CAP, State requirements where applicable.

- Attend quarterly meeting for TN Medical Laboratory Board as needed.

- Assist with development, implementation and maintenance of effective departmental QA programs and monitors.

- Assist with coordination of the maintenance, development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures.

Job Requirements:

* Associates Degree required. Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent work experience.

* National certification by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or American Medical Technologist (AMT) required.

* Must hold a valid Tennessee Laboratory License required; or eligible.

* At least one year of relevant quality control/quality improvement experience preferred.

* Over five years of prior laboratory experience required.

* Must maintain appropriate continuing education for certification/licensure, and be willing to increase basic knowledge.

* Quality Management training/experience is preferred.

* Proficiency in accreditation standards specific to sections of laboratory such as CAP/CLIA required. Knowledge of FDA/GLP standards preferred.

* Some travel will be required.

Offering competitive compensation and complete benefits!

For more information, please submit your resume for review.