Laboratory Information Specialist ASCP - Full Time
Kansas City , Missouri
November 22, 2017
At Research Medical Center, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life . Located in beautiful Kansas City, Missouri, Research Medical Center embodies the mission and heart of HCA MidAmerica. We are recognized as a healthcare leader due to our skilled, compassionate and dedicated doctors and nurses. To ensure that we exceed our patients' health care needs, we staff over 700 doctors who represent 29 medical specialties.
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About Research Medical Center

Research Medical Center has served Kansas City and the surrounding area since 1886-and those years have allowed the 590-bed facility to put down meaningful roots in a community that depends on its acute and outpatient medical care services.

The hospital, which offers medical and health clinic services across three Kansas City locations, including the main campus on Meyer Boulevard, the Research Medical Center Brookside Campus on Rockhill Road and Research Psychiatric Center, a Campus of Research Medical Center on 63rd Street. Research Medical Center features a broad range of highly specialized, state-of-the-art services including a Level I Trauma Center; Cycle IV Chest Pain Center; Neuroscience Institute; Level 1 TCD-designated Stroke Center and the region's first Accredited Primary Stroke Center; TIA Clinic; Grossman Burn Center; Liver and Pancreas Institute of Kansas City; the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Research Medical Center; Obstetrics; Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Transplant Institute; and Orthopedics, among others.

Although Research Medical Center receives awards and prestigious recognition from The Joint Commission, the American Heart Association and other high-profile organizations, we don't rest on them-instead, our team members put excellence into action.

Research Medical Center, as part of HCA MidAmerica, does much more than just make an impact on patient lives and the community it serves. Our culture is founded on HCA's tenets of innovation, high-quality care, mutual respect and collaborative teamwork. Our hospital offers career opportunities that challenge, embrace and transform lives. And the unwavering dedication to deliver world-class healthcare is a two-way street: Research Medical Center is committed to its employees and, in turn, employees are committed to its patients and loved ones.

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Research Medical Center is currently hiring a Laboratory Information Specialist / LIS Applications Specialist.

Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Director/Assistant Laboratory Director, the Laboratory Information Specialist:
  • Provides user support and system maintenance for assigned Meditech Laboratory Information System.
  • Documents and monitors system problems, conducts problem analyses, provides communication timely and accurate resolution of problems.
  • Coordinates Meditech Laboratory Information System module updates and conducts module testing.
  • Works with the Division CPCS team to implement new software releases.
  • Works with the Division CPCS team to provide module support for new installations, interfaces, etc.
  • Works with the Division CPCS team to identify and promote RMC and Division goals.
  • Develops and maintain user manuals and other educational materials necessary to support staff training and continued education.
  • Provides training to Nursing and Ward Clerk staff as necessary to ensure the proper ordering of lab tests.
  • Promotes security system and patient confidentiality.
  • Participates in quality audits related to system use.
  • Identifies, evaluates and promotes the adoption of best practices of LIS Module usage at RMC.
  • Provides support as needed to RMC Laboratory Management to promote integrity with module related billing.
  • Participates in special projects as needed.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Assists with the orientation and training of MLT/CLT, Non-registered MT/CLS, and Registered MT/CLS employees.
  • Hours: M-F, 8-4:30

Qualifications for Laboratory Information Specialist / LIS Applications Specialist :
  • Education : Bachelor degree in medical technology/clinical laboratory science or related science required OR Bachelor degree & certification is subspecialty area OR "Grandfathered" as medical technologist by CLIA '88
  • Knowledge/Professional Licensure/Registration/Certification : Certification as MT (ASCP)/CLS(NCA) or as appropriate, subspecialty certification such as BB(ASCP), C(ASCP), M(ASCP), etc. required
  • Experience : Five (5) years as a Medical Technologist/Clinical Laboratory Scientist and two (2) years experience in laboratory information systems required. Meditech experience preferred.
  • Management Experience : None required.
  • Administrative Skills : Ability to multi-task while maintaining a high degree of accuracy; detail oriented, verbal communication
  • Equipment/Machine Skills : Basic laboratory equipment & instrumentation knowledge; keyboarding experience.
  • Hours: M-F, 8-4:30

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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