The Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) Coordinator position has two primary job functions, operational and strategic supporting all lab end users. Responsible for multiple applications support. Serves as internal consultant to the user community to identify technology-based solutions / enhancements to existing workflow issues. Actively participate in the work process redesign, as appropriate, to accommodate changes in technology.
Provide troubleshooting and problem resolution services for reported LIS problems.
Analyze and document current work processes to more accurately describe and resolve outstanding LIS issues.
Actively coordinate both internal and external resources for successful problem resolution Develop reports or specifications for reports as requested by LIS users. Where practical, train and assist users in developing their own LIS reports.
Develop detailed specifications and effectively communicate same to outside vendors to ensure that programs installed meet user requirements.
Coordinate resources to ensure that system setup and configuration meet operational expansion needs.
Act as a multi-application troubleshooting and setup facilitator Updates to existing software installations
Installation of new applications.
Utilization of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) model to identify "best practices" and actively participation in their implementation.
Develop and assist, where appropriate, with the training of both, users and other support personnel.
Bachelor's Degree in Medical Laboratory Science or equivalent degree strongly preferred or 4 years clinical experience in lieu of degree.
Medical Technologist or equivalent preferred. Some CHRISTUS Health Regions may require proof of registration (ASCP, HEW, AMT)Licensure as Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) if required by State.
Minimum of 3-5 years Clinical Laboratory Experience required. Preferably 2-3 years managing cross-functional teams and implementing laboratory systems desired
Demonstrated Project Management experience including experience with systems conversions, new package releases.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.