Posted: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 6:41 PM
Job Description Job Title : Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Administrator / System Administrator Department : Operations Reports To : IT Department Head FLSA Status : Exempt Employee Status : Full-Time Normal Work Schedule : Regular work week NATURE AND SCOPE OF POSITION LIMS Administrator should be able to ensure that LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) is functioning properly. They will be responsible for maintaining user security, performing system maintenance, conducting training for new staff, troubleshooting, and will be a liaison with other IT department staff and external vendors. PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS Education : Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in LIMS administration, healthcare IT, ISDS, programing, etc. is required Certifications : HIPAA Certification required or to be obtained. (Training provided onsite) Work Experience : Experience in LIMS administration with SQL database experience preferred. Experience in the integration engine, HL7 (Health Level Seven) interface, is preferred. Special Skills : Must exhibit a high degree of interpersonal and effective communication skills. Must exhibit a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality Advanced computer skills required. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger motions, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. Work Environment : Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather and internal climate conditions prevalent at the time. The work environment is considered to be that of a laboratory office operation. JOB FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL- Ensure LIMS is functioning properly; Work with IT Systems Admin to ensure correct database function and backup; Maintain local user security by creating user profiles and setting access rights; Perform system maintenance and add or modify new tests, drop down lists, or message codes inside the program; Create custom adhoc reports from provided SQL statements; Develop and maintain HL7 interfaces between various healthcare IT systems (eg EMR/EHR) Conduct training for new staff or new functionalities inside the company; Working collaboratively in cross-functional teams; Liaising with customers, staff and suppliers; Maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times. Assist the company and appropriate staff during various audits and assessments of operations. MARGINAL- Provide courteous and prompt service to all internal and external clients. Prioritize and address requests and assignments in a professional manner to develop cooperative relationships and to ensure that client confidentiality is assured. Identify opportunities and recommend methods to improve service, work processes and financial performance, eg expense management. Assist in the implementation of quality improvement initiatives. Assist co-workers in the completion of tasks and assignments to ensure continuity of service. Orient new co-workers and actively supports teamwork throughout the organization. Perform other duties as required. COMPETENCIES To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this job. Interpersonal Skills- Show genuine sensitivity to the needs, feelings and capabilities of other people. Deal with others in a pleasant manner. Treat others with respect and consideration. Listening Skills- Tend to listens more than talk. Leave others with the impression that their thoughts, opinions, feelings and needs are important. Help others understand their feelings and their needs. Managing Multiple Priorities- Handle multiple assignments and priorities yet still fulfill all commitments. Readily accept new responsibilities and adapt well to changes in procedures. Give appropriate priorities to various work demands. Oral communication – Speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrate group presentation skills and conducts meetings. Professionalism – Treat all coworkers and clients with utmost respect and handle sensitive and secure medical data with tact and understanding. Dress appropriately to exude a safe and professional environment. Quality of Work - Has established a track record of producing work that is highly accurate, demonstrate attention to detail and reflect well on the organization. Is personally committed to high quality work and encourage others to have similar standards. Safety and Security – Promote and personally observe safety and security procedures, and use equipment and materials properly. Written communication – Produce clear and complete written documentation that meet the internal needs of the using words and tone that are appropriate for the intended audience. NOTE: This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities. The organization reserves the right to change this description at its discretion Company Description Acadian Diagnostic Laboratories mission is to deliver physicians and health care providers critical information crucial to the well-being of patients on a timely basis. Using the latest that technology has to offer, Acadian Diagnostic Laboratories generates fast, precise results physicians depend on. Our services can greatly reduce the abuse of prescribed medication by providing our physicians with accurate information documenting the patient's adherence to designated treatment programs including confirmation of non-prescribed drugs. Acadian Diagnostic Laboratories vision is to provide fast, precise sample analysis using the latest in liquid chromatography technology. Our company's success depends on the professional relationships with physicians, investors, employees and communities who are truly involved with ADL. Our vision is to grow without losing touch as to how relationships and investments in people built ADL from the ground up. Accomplishing our vision will rely on a strong sales plan, word of mouth, the use of sales representatives, aggressive controlled growth and a network of local physicians; all of which will help aid to the success of Acadian Diagnostic for years to come. At Acadian, our goal is to produce fast, precise results for our physicians to assure the most accurate information when managing their patients treatment. Our methods are state of the art in Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry testing combined with a no compromise quality assurance and a clearly defined compliance program. Acadian ensures every individual sample meets the highest standards in the industry. We only accept results that not only meet CLIA standards, but Acadian’s stringent quality standards as well.
• Location: Baton Rouge
• Post ID: 32272057 batonrouge