We’re a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
The Regional Lab Quality Specialist is responsible for partnering with lab site leaders for assuring compliance and meeting all regulatory requirements consistent with CAP, CLIA, Joint Commission, and other regulatory bodies. This position develops quality reports, policies and procedures to ensure compliance, and supports lab site leaders to maintain relevant documentation for inspection readiness and audit. The Regional Lab Quality Specialist will be required to exhibit excellent customer service skills in line with Mercy Signature Service in all internal and external customer interactions. Mercy Leaders are required to exhibit Mercy Leadership Attributes.
As a member of the Mercy Regional Quality Council this role supports the Ministry Lab Executive Quality Over-site Committee, which sets the quality strategy for the entire ministry, with metric data and reporting critical quality initiative progress. This role will also provide support for the region’s laboratory locations while driving metric standardization and automation.
Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Experience: Three years clinical laboratory leadership.
Certification/Registration: ASCP or equivalent of a Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist or appropriate categorical certification
Other Skills & Knowledge:
Must have demonstrated skills in leadership, oral and written communication, problem solving and organizational ability.Must be competent in Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint) Project management, Epic System workflows and data analytics
Education: Masters Degree
Experience: Five years clinical laboratory leadership.
Other Skills and Knowledge: Lean Six Sigma
We’ll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.