Point of Care Coordinator

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In this position, the Point of Care Testing (POCT) Coordinator serves as a consultant and liaison for inpatient and outlying clinical sites for the technical and scientific oversight of the laboratory.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Quality Improvement
  • Collaborates with other departments or clinic staff to develop methods and/or systems for improving quality and costs associated with POCT. 
  • Collects and evaluates QA/QI, Quality Control data from POCT sites and  reports data collected to service area manager and laboratory director
  • Resolves technical problems and ensures that remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications
Coordinator Duties
  • Directs the performance of proficiency testing for POCT (enrollment, testing, documentation, reporting and Designates procedures for screening and diagnostic use)
  • Directs training, orientation and competency documentation for all POCT staff. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or a related science.
  • ASCP registered
  • Current Montana CLS license
  • Minimum five years’ experience in an approved laboratory
  • Specialty training or prior experience with POCT preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to successfully function in a fast paced, service oriented environment
  • Experience in understanding and usage of computers as well as the ability to learn applications relevant to the position
Organization: St. Vincent Healthcare, Billings, MT
Primary Location: MT-Billings/Surrounding Areas-Billings
Department: SVB-Clinical Lab Services
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Shift
FTE: 0.6
Job Number: 18001476
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