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Coordinator, Point of Care Testing - Respiratory Therapy

Company: Hawaii Pacific Health
Location: Lihue
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit medical center dedicated to providing the Kaua'i community with accessible quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua'i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs, including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 20-bed emergency department serves as the island's Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. Wilcox is the first American College of Surgeons-verified Level III Trauma Center in the state of Hawai'i. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox with its Get with the Guidelines award for Stroke (S), Gold Plus and Honor Roll Elite Plus. Wilcox is a Healthgrades five-star recipient for the treatment of heart attack and five-start recipient for treatment of Stroke; and is the only medical center in the state to be named a Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital by the National Rural Health Association.

The Respiratory Therapy team partners with health care professionals across the continuum of care to provide quality therapeutic and diagnostic respiratory care for our patients with acute or chronic cardiopulmonary disorders. Our certified respiratory therapists are specialized in both cardiac and pulmonary nursing and medicine, and work with patients to improve lung function through exercises, special medications and the use of oxygen equipment. This experienced team incorporates evidence-based practice and state-of-the-art technologies in their practice to improve patient experience while at our hospitals and clinics.

If you have a great sense of quality control and meticulous testing protocol, you could be our next Point of Care Testing Coordinator with Respiratory Therapy at Wilcox. You will be responsible for developing a quality control and quality assurance program in clinical pathology for all ancillary laboratories that perform testing outside the Pathology Department, in compliance with accrediting and regulatory agencies. We are looking for someone who pays strong attention to detail and shares our commitment to creating a healthier Hawai'i.

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Rotating - 8 Hours

Work Type: Part Time Regular

FTE: 0.500000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry, Biology, or related field and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Certified Medical Technologist (MT) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). Five (5) years medical technologist or related experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Point of Care Testing Evaluator (POCTE) qualification from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Coordinator, Point of Care Testing - Respiratory Therapy

Category Medical Technologist

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 15981

Keywords: Hawaii Pacific Health, Maui , Coordinator, Point of Care Testing - Respiratory Therapy, Other , Lihue, Hawaii

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