Point of Care Testing Specialist - (MSH)

Job Description

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Department of Stat Laboratory (MSH) -  Req Number: 2534710

Job Title:  Point of Care Testing Specialist - (MSH)

Roles & Responsibilities:

Under general supervision of the POCT Coordinator and Director and according to established policies and procedures, assists in the supervision of point of care testing personnel in the Mount Sinai Health System hospital units and ancillary sites to ensure accurate and correct patient results. The point of care testing specialist reviews and performs maintenance of point of care equipment and troubleshoots instruments not functioning according to specifications.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Reviews and records daily QC of all Point of Care testing.
2. Investigates and records remedial actions taken for out-of-range QC.
3. Reviews daily and monthly instrument maintenance documentation for Point of Care instrumentation.
4. Performs linearity’s correlations and validations as necessary. Prepares the statistical charts for review by the Point of Care testing coordinator and the Director.
5. Notifies the Point of care testing coordinator of remedial actions and follow-ups for all point of care tests and instruments.
6. Distributes Point of care testing supplies to testing sites and maintains inventory.
7. Maintains supplies, equipment and work area. Monitors inventory levels. Performs daily, weekly and monthly maintenance and function inspections.

8. Assists is setting up POC testing in hospital units and ancillary sites.

9. Assists in Continuing Education and In-Service of point of care testing personnel.
10. Performs other duties as required.



Bachelor of Science or Arts degree in related field, or equivalent work experience required. (High School diploma and 10 years of experience in a clinical laboratory is considered equivalent.)

Clinical Laboratory Technologist license from the New York State Education Department OR Certificate of Qualification from the NYS Department of Health required

Minimum one year of experience in a clinical laboratory.

1. Clinical Laboratory Technologist

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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