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Position Summary: The Laboratory Quality Program Manager works collaboratively across the MultiCare Health System to develop, strengthen and execute the strategic direction of Laboratory Services to ensure successful attainment of the organizations vision for quality, employee and patient safety, and clinical excellence in care and outcomes for all patients of the laboratory. The incumbent manages quality and regulatory compliance initiatives; leads accreditation initiatives with the Laboratories located within assigned hospital-based laboratories and the community based limited services locations; monitors the quality essentials of laboratory operations, and contributes to community involvement with educational programs, providing representation on Advisory boards and other affiliations deemed appropriate.
Minimum Requirements: 2 years laboratory teaching experience, or 5 years technologist experience Experience with diagnostic laboratory instrumentation
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Bachelors Degree in a Science related field Additional certification of Medical Technologist, MLS(ASCP)CM, MT (ASCP) Possession of a valid Washington State Drivers License
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day Shifts
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.