Medical Test Site Survey & Investigation Manager (DOH6972)
Washington State Department of Health
Location: Tumwater, Washington
Type: Full Time
Salary: $80,952 - $108,804
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: DOH6972
The Medical Test Site Survey & Investigation Manager manages the statewide Medical Test Site survey program and partners with the Office of Community Health Systems (OCHS) MTS Program Manager in order to administer the ongoing Federal CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988) program as part of the Federal exemption granted to the Department. The position assures compliance with Federal and state laws and regulations by overseeing the inspection of, and investigation of complaints against clinical laboratories, monitoring laboratory proficiency testing, and recommending enforcement actions. The position supports the agency mission to protect and improve the health & safety of the public receiving clinical test results.
The Medical Test Site Survey & Investigation Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and leading the Medical Test Site survey program to include the inspection and investigation of the medical test sites. Assist in the analysis of statewide policy for the Medical Test Site and Federal CLIA programs. Directly supervises the inspection and investigation staff for Medical Test Sites.
About the Office of Health Systems Oversight (OHSO)
The role of the Office of Health Systems Oversight (OHSO) is to support the department’s mission to protect public health and safety by ensuring timely inspections of facilities and timely complaint responses, including investigations, of alleged violations of law and rule by licensees and regulated entities. The Office directs and integrates the work of case managers, professional inspectors and investigators who support the health care and facility programs of the Department of Health in the enforcement process. The Office provides technical expertise regarding the inspection, investigative, enforcement, disciplinary, and legal processes to health care provider and facility programs as well as boards and commissions throughout the Department of Health.
About Health Systems Quality Assurance
The division of Health Systems Quality Assurance (HSQA) is responsible oversight of Washington State’s health care delivery system which includes licensing and regulating over 370,000 health care professionals and over 11,500 facilities and agencies. HSQA also works closely with communities and local health partners to build strong health systems and prevention programs across the state to help ensure communities have access to good health care and emergency medical services.
About the Department of Health
The vision of the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is equity and optimal health for all. Our mission is to work with others to protect and improve the health of all people in Washington state.Learn more about the DOH Transformational Plan.
The DESIRED candidate profile:
NOTE: All relevant experience including lived, volunteer, or professional, or a combination of experience and education that demonstrate the ability to perform the work will be considered.
Option 1: A Bachelor’s degree in biology, microbiology, chemistry, medical technology, public health, or closely allied field; AND six (6) years of clinical laboratory experience which includes two (2) years of supervisory, consultative, or surveying experience.
Option 2: A Master’s degree in biology, microbiology, chemistry, medical technology, public health, or closely allied field; AND four (4 years of clinical laboratory experience which includes one (1) year of supervisory, consultative, or surveying experience.
EDUCATION NOTE: Education must include a one (1) year internship in a clinical medical technology program.
Three (3 years of supervisory experience leading teams.
National certification in one (1) or more of the following:
Medical Technologist (MT)
Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS)
Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) with American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
As well as demonstrated experience in the following leadership competencies:
Start with mindset – Turn your mindset outward by seeing the humanity in others.
Be the change – Change your mindset regardless of whether others change theirs.
Be fully capable – Own your work, plans, actions, and impact. Position others to own theirs.
Build relationships – Eliminate the unnecessary distinctions that create distance between yourself and others.
Rethink systems and processes to turn them outward – Create an environment that energizes people rather than manages objects.
Measure results – Move yourself and your teams to achieve collective goals.
The vision of the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is equity and optimal health for all. Our mission is to work with others to protect and improve the health of all people in Washington state.