supervision and according to established policies and procedures, assists in
the supervision of point of care testing personnel in all hospital units within
the Mount Sinai West and ancillary ambulatory clinics to ensure accurate and timely
testing, performs validations and maintenance of point of care equipment and
troubleshoots instruments not functioning according to specifications.
Roles & Responsibilities
- On-site support for
POCT testing throughout the MSW hospital and ambulatory clinics
- Validates all devices
before deploying them in the hospital units and clinics.
- Reviews and/or records
daily QC of all Point of Care testing
- Reviews daily and
processes exceptions in middleware
- Reviews connectivity of
all devices and follows up on any not transmitting patient data within the last
24 hour period that the unit/clinic was opened.
- Investigates and records remedial actions
taken for out-of-range QC.
- Reviews daily and monthly
instrument maintenance documentation for Point of Care instrumentation.
- Performs linearity’s correlations
and validations as necessary.
- Prepares the statistical charts for review
by the Point of Care Testing manager and/or Director
- Notifies the POCT manager or Director of
remedial actions and follow-ups for all point of care tests and instruments.
- Distributes Point of care testing
supplies to testing sites and maintains inventory as needed.
- Maintains supplies, equipment and
work area. Monitors inventory levels.
- Performs daily, weekly and monthly maintenance
and function inspections.
- Trains super users in all units and
clinics to be the on-site trainers for new staff on all POCT devices and
assesses competency of trainers.
operators into the appropriate POCT middleware and on devices, as required.
- Assists in the initial validation of new
methodologies approved for utilization in the POCT program.
- Assists super users in training/retraining and
- Performs other duties as required.
patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.
- Participates in all performance improvement activities, where
applicable. Prepares data for presentation at QA/QI meetings.
in continuing education exercises in order to maintain licensing for NYS DOH.
regulatory, licensure and annual health assessment requirements
attend outside lectures pertaining to POCT with approval of POCT Director.
a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with all MSHS
employees and patients..
courtesy, tact and patience during interactions with all members of the
hospital staff and extended community
- Maintains good communications within all areas of
- Answers telephones appropriately.
to MSHS legal and ethical standards
be required to perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor's Degree required
At least 1 year of Clinical Laboratory experience
Licensing and Certification Requirements:
NYS Clinical laboratory Technologist License required
Microsoft Office - Advanced
General Skills and Competencies:
Demonstrated facility with Excel and Word is
required. Working knowledge of statistical analysis programs (I.e., Excel’s or
Excellent written, oral and email communication
Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to remain calm at all times; ability to
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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.
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