Billings Clinic Accreditation Readiness MT in BILLINGS, Montana
You’ll want to join Billings Clinic for our outstanding quality of care, exciting environment, interesting cases from a vast geography, advanced technology and educational opportunities. We are in the top 1% of hospitals internationally for receiving Magnet® Recognition consecutively since 2006.
And you’ll want to stay at Billings Clinic for the amazing teamwork, caring atmosphere, and a culture that values kindness, safety and courage. This is an incredible place to learn and grow. Billings, Montana, is a friendly, college community in the Rocky Mountains with great schools and abundant family activities. Amazing outdoor recreation is just minutes from home. Four seasons of sunshine!
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Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital.Learn more (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/) about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality.
We provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more.Click here (https://www.billingsclinic.com/careers/employee-benefits/) for more information ordownload the 2021 Employee Benefits Guide (https://ncstoragemlbillings.blob.core.windows.net/public/2021%20Billings%20Clinic%20Staff%20Benefits%20Guide.pdf) .
Magnet: Commitment to Nursing Excellence
Billings Clinic is proud to be recognized for nursing excellence as a Magnet®-designated organization, joining only 97 other organizations worldwide that have achieved this honor four times. The re-designation process happens every four years. Click here (https://www.billingsclinic.com/campaign-landing-pages/magnet/) to learn more!
Accreditation Readiness MT
LAB-PHLEBOTOMY & OTHER (BILLINGS CLINIC 1045 N 30TH BUILDING)
Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater)
Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours (Non-Exempt)
Starting Wage DOE
The Accreditation Readiness Technologist provides oversight and is accountable for all Laboratory inspections including coordinating inspection efforts for self-inspection and on-site regulatory inspections, conducting tracers, and following up on corrections to deficiencies. Regulatory agencies may include the College of American Pathologists (CAP), Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT), Det Norske Veritas (DNV), and others as needed. Provides coverage to Medical Technologists on the bench to accommodate department specific regulatory efforts.
Essential Job Functions
•Supports and models behaviors consistent with Billings Clinic’s mission, vision, values, code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency standards as it relates to the environment, employee, patient safety or job performance.
•Provides expert opinion for regulatory checklists, including current, new, revised, and deleted/moved/merged standards. Is responsible for developing the strategic plan to implement oversight activities, and the implementation of this plan.
•Accountable for accreditation oversight at Main Campus Laboratory.
•Provides coverage for Medical Technologists on the bench to support accreditation efforts in the department(s) as approved by leadership.
•Reviews Evidence of Compliance documentation and challenges department/leadership with recommendations to address the regulatory standards.
•Responsible for follow up with leadership to correct regulatory deficiencies and ensures ongoing compliance.
•Consults with and is included in planning discussions on new equipment and test implementations and notification of CAP upon retirement of testing methods.
•Provides status reports on accreditation readiness progress to Laboratory Leadership and department specific Pathologists. Reports will be shared.
•Responsible for the regulatory content of tracers, the completion of these tracers, and the operational recommendations from these tracers.
•Identifies items that need to be included in competencies and makes recommendations to supervisors/leads.
•Participates as a regulatory inspector.
•Responsible for scheduling, and making arrangements for self-inspections and on-site regulatory inspections.
•Accountable for Quality oversight at Main Campus Laboratory; leads laboratory QA meetings and agenda, and tracks quality indicators, i.e., OPPE, laboratory SBARs, audits, and proficiency testing.
•Responsible for the selection, and evaluation of the quality of reference laboratories.
•Responsible for updating the Plan of Care on an annual basis.
•Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.
- 4 Year / Bachelors Degree
Clinical Laboratory Science from an accredited C.L.S. program.
- 3 years of clinical laboratory experience as Medical Technologist.
Certifications and Licenses
- Current or eligible for Montana license as a Medical Technologist at hire
Other Minimum Qualifications
•Nationally registered as a Medical Technologist, ASCP.
•Previous teaching experience, preferred.
•Billings Clinic laboratory experience, preferred.
•Experience working with accrediting agency standards, preferred.
•Must be able to identify and distinguish color
•Or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to the above tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.
Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more atwww.billingsclinic.com/aboutus (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/)
Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.