The Laboratory Information Systems Manager is responsible for the overall direction, management and the performance of the Clinical and Anatomic Laboratory Information Systems by ensuring consistency processes and effective operations, maintenance, site parameters, and security levels. Accountable for the results and functionality of systems. Collaborates internally and externally to solve technical problems and issues.
-Manages within the constraints of scope, quality, and time to ensure delivery of specified service requirements successfully. Responsible for troubleshooting, systems upgrades and regulatory compliance within both the clinical and anatomic systems- as well as the reference laboratory interfacing along with various other ancillary systems. -Responsible for verifying results, reviewing appropriate patient data in notification and presentation. Recognizes system failures and takes effective corrective action to resolve. -Assist with establishing policies, guidelines, metrics and templates. Reviews LIS interfacing and monitors systems status, system errors, system messages, faxing, printing, autoprinting, scheduled reports, collection lists, labels, MRN# (Medical Record Number #) merges, pendings, backups, background job summaries, disk space, extracts, updates and modifications. -Prepares, communicates and maintain plans, ensuring all requirements and objectives are properly documented and budgets are managed. Documents all specific maintenance performed for regulatory compliance. -Manages and monitors Security of LIS system to ensure proper functioning. -Ensures department processes comply with regulatory requirements standards are followed and met. Checks all interfacing to and from hospital system, Meaningful Use with DOH (Dept of Health) interface, Reference Lab interface, POCT w/ Telcor (Point of Care Testing) -Ensures satisfactory operations of department. Looks for ways to streamline processes and tools. Responsible to monitor Labels/Autosend Utilities/Autofaxing to ensure that it is meeting the needs of the department. -Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or related field required. Master's degree in Healthcare Administration Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field preferred.
License: NYS Dept of Education License for Clinical Laboratory Science required.
Certification: American Society Clinical Pathologists / National Certification Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel ASCP/NCA preferred.
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