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Problem Resolution Specimen Coordinator

Company: Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
Location: Denton
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Problem Resolution Specimen Coordinator - Lewisville, TX - Monday - Friday - 6:00AM-2:30PMThis positionassists department management and is responsible for conducting audits of all Specimen Processing processes to ensure the department maintains high standards in quality and compliance. Audits that could be performed by theAdvanced Problem Resolution Coordinatormay include Department and individual compliance audits, error tracking, etc. Thepositionalso functions proactively in a problem resolution capacity and works to identify and solve issuesin regard toprocessing and testing laboratory specimens. Collaborates with various departments including, but not limited to Specimen Processing, Referral Testing, and Technical departments to research and resolve issues, expedite specimentestingand result reporting.Pay Range: $19.88+ per hourSalary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, certifications obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. Successful candidates may be eligible to receive annual performance bonus compensation.Benefits Information:We are proud to offer best-in-class benefits and programs to support employees and their families in living healthy, happy lives. Our pay and benefit plans have been designed to promote employee health in all respects - physical, financial, and developmental. Depending on whether it is a part-time or full-time position, some of the benefits offered may include:* Day 1 Medical/Dental/Vision for FT employees who work 30+ hours * 15 PTO days first year* Paid Holidays* Annual Bonus Opportunity * 401(k) with matching contributions* Variable compensation plan (AIP) bonus* Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)* Employee Assistance Program (EAP)* Blueprint for Wellness* Tuition Reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs for FT employees who work 30+ hours * Opportunities for career advancement * Training provided!

  • All duties included in the Problem Resolution Technician job description with the clear objective and focus of preventing reoccurring issues.
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times.Will have access to overall employee and department performance. May have knowledge of disciplinary actions upto, andincluding termination. May have knowledge related to departmental performance that could be detrimental if released to the wrongenvironment
  • Demonstrates a good understanding of job duties and SOP's related to Specimen Processing in aproductionsetting
  • Demonstrates and conveys an understanding of the compliance policies relating to test ordering, test reporting, add-on tests, TNP's, reflex tests, and custompanels
  • Conducts all regularly scheduled departmental auditsand others asrequested
  • Conducts audits comparing the requisition demographics and test information to the information that was entered into the laboratory information system during the data entryprocess
  • Identifies and documents any defects in the data entry process, using department defect definitions as aguide
  • Generates daily reports on quality to departmentsupervisors
  • Maintains and reports department quality data to include compliance audits and Best Practice Team reports
  • Researches, responds, records, and submits additional errors regarding department quality to the departmentsupervisor or manager asneeded
  • Provides appropriate feedback to supervisors and managers when problemsarise
  • Demonstrates ability to interpret specimen flow/tracking data utilizing all available reports and resources (e.g.specimen logs, worklists, management reports, laboratory information systems, front-end automation, testing instrumentation, etc.)
  • Understanding of QCelectronic issues; ability to collaborate with IT & Sales on interfaces & technical issues
  • Manages projects as assigned that drive qualitymetrics
  • Performs audit of EMR requisitions to include: Pulls reports indicatingfailed EMRs and logs tickets for frequent offenders and follows up to ensure successful transmission of orders; Identifies discrepancies within EMR requisitions, such as test code or other data, logs ticket and follows up to ensure the quality of receivedorders
  • Client interfacing role requiring strong communication, collaboration, and problem solvingskills
    QUALIFICATIONS Required WorkExperience:Internal candidatesmust have a minimum of one year inProblem ResolutionTech/Group Leader orrelatedrolePreferred Work Experience:
    • Minimum of 3 years Lab experience preferably in a production environment
    • Medical background preferred which includes medical terminology applicable to aclinical laboratory
    • Previous data/analytics experiencePhysical and Mental Requirements:
      • Able to sit or stand for longperiods
      • Works in a biohazard environment, practicing good safetyhabits
      • Handles multiple tasks and works in a productionenvironmentKnowledge:N/ASkills:
        • Excellent communication skillsrequired
        • Maintains composure while working underpressure
        • Reflects good judgment at all times when determining what actionto take when resolvingproblems
        • Adheres to Quest Diagnostics core values, safety, and compliance policies andprocedures
        • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills that foster a positiveenvironment
        • Demonstrates flexibility and be able to change.
        • PC skills in Excel and Word applications with the ability to extract and analyzedataEDUCATION High School Diploma or Equivalent(Required)LICENSECERTIFICATIONS Quest Diagnostics honors our service members and encourages veterans to apply.While we appreciate and value our staffing partners, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies.Quest will not be responsible for paying agency fees for any individual as to whom an agency has sent an unsolicited resume.2024-61908

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