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Intermountain Healthcare Spanish Fork Outpatient Lab Coordinator in Murray, Utah

Job Description:

The Front End Lab Coordinator is a key leader on the front lines of the laboratory. These caregivers have developed significant knowledge and understanding in laboratory processes and workflow. They are team players who are self-motivated and use critical thinking to assist team members and other leaders in finding solutions to problems. Front End Lab Coordinators oversee efficient specimen collection and processing throughout the laboratory system. The Front End Lab Coordinator position will provide opportunities for leadership experience and technical skills that are integral to potential career progression into supervisory roles.

The primary responsibilities of the Front End Lab Coordinator include oversight of team training and assessments, check-ins, coaching, audits, department scheduling, advanced troubleshooting, problem resolution, or other Front End responsibilities as needed. Caregivers in this role are proficient at CLA II and/or Phlebotomist II skills, and lead front end teams that perform functions such as phlebotomy, specimen processing, waived or moderate complexity testing, and clinical research studies.

Leaders in this capacity act as a liaison between ancillary services, nurses, clinicians, and laboratory clients, and may serve as a representative on various teams, system work groups, and continuous improvement projects. Front End Lab Coordinators monitor Caregiver adherence to expectations, policies and procedures, and may participate in corrective actions. These caregivers also assist with interviewing and hiring.

The Front End Lab Coordinator is resilient and can manage stressful situations in a professional manner and deescalate these situations calmly and respectfully. In addition to filling in bench shifts and on-call when needed, the Front End Lab Coordinator may serve in a temporary Supervisor role during the absence of the department Supervisor/Manager.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED in compliance with CLIA regulations.

  • Two years of laboratory experience.

  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts that may include weekends, holidays, nights, and on-call.

  • Basic Life Support certification (BLS)/RQI for healthcare providers. (Only applicable at sites when performing phlebotomy.)

  • Must be flexible to work at other facilities, as needed.

  • Adheres to all personal protective requirements including, but not limited to, gloves, lab coats, face shields, and masks.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree

  • Willingness to work in a team environment under stressful situations.

  • Self-motivated and can work independently.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Customer Service skills

  • Basic computer skills

  • Training experience

Additional Details

  • Full Time 40 hours per week, schedule varies depending on the need of the department

  • Must be willing to travel to various locations across the valley.

Physical Requirements:

Physical Requirements

  • Interact with patients, patients' family, patient care providers, and others requiring the employee to verbally communicate information, as well as understand spoken information.

  • Operate computers and complex and delicate lab equipment with precision and accuracy requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.

  • See and read lab equipment, labels, monitors, and documents.

  • Walk while transporting phlebotomy equipment cart.

  • Remain standing for long periods of time to perform work.

  • Adjust body, including bending, to perform phlebotomy work.


Central Laboratory, Spanish Fork Hospital

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Spanish Fork

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