Clinical Quality Technologist II - Certified

Job ID
22712
Type
Regular Full-Time
Location
US-WA-Seattle
Category
Quality

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures for the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

 

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

 

The Clinical Quality Technologist II- Certified – Clinical Lab Quality Focus is an integral member of the Clinical Laboratory Quality Team Supporting management of the FHCC Clinical Lab Quality Program throughout FHCC Clinical Laboratories.  

 

The Quality Technologist (QT) will be responsible for Quality Processes under the direction of the Senior QA Manager, Clinical Labs. The program provides quality oversight over all clinical testing performed throughout all FHCC Clinical Sites. The program is overseen and run by the Lab Quality Department.

 

Responsibilities

Clinical Lab Quality

  • Actively participates in regulatory crosswalks linking CAP/CLIA/DOH/ASHI requirements to evidence of compliance with assigned laboratories
  • Conducts compliance audits scheduled and run by the Clinical Lab Quality Department
    • Audits may be linked to regulatory standards or
    • Audits may audit operational staff adherence to published SOP’s
  • Participates in QI projects to meet gaps identified in compliance audits
  • Assists Clinical Lab Operations in validation review and planning
  • Performs Document Control Audits including adherence to biennial (and as required other) review schedules
  • Acts as a liaison for continuous survey readiness during on-site (and as required remote) regulatory surveys
  • Support laboratory quality improvement meetings and special projects as designated and maintains the Lab Quality Dashboard.
  • Performs Document Control Procedure for Clinical Laboratories/Clinical Lab Quality as needed
  • May review documents for compliance and appropriateness that are generated Y by the laboratories such as validations and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Participates in compliance audits run by the Clinical Lab Quality Department.
  • Participates in continuous survey readiness and on-site surveys as assigned by leadership.

Qualifications

Required:

 

  • AA/AS in Medical Technology or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of clinical lab or research experience
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist or an equivalent certification with certified maintenance of continuing education through ASCP, AMT or AAB
  • Always interacts constructively with peers, management and outside contacts.
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to interpret applicable regulations as pertinent to area of focus (FDA/FACT/CAP/CLIA/ DOH/ASHI)
  • Proficient with the MS Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner

 

Preferred:

 

  • Certified CAP Inspector Team Member

SCCA has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, and there are no exceptions for any employee who is patient-facing and/or requires access to SCCA facilities.

Exceptions exist only for employees whose positions are fully remote, with no required access to campus. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees requiring access to campus must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.

 

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists. 

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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