K.A. Recruiting

Quality Assurance and Safety Officer in the Lab

Crookston, MN 56716

Job ID: NEC0237 Job Type: Laboratory Jobs

Reference Code: NEC0237

Quality Assurance and Safety Officer in the Lab

  1. Hours / week, Mon-Fri: 8 hr shift between 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., no weekends

Salary range: $24.68-30.85 / hour (minimum to midpoint) 

Job Summary / Requirements: The Quality Assurance and Safety Officer provides leadership for the development of a quality  organizational structure; maintains working knowledge of current regulations and standards of all agencies applicable to laboratory, pathology and blood banking industries; establishes, coordinates, implements, and maintains processes and tools to effectively meet applicable regulatory requirements; oversees and coordinates the performance of internal audits throughout the department; makes decisions and recommendations to address identified compliance concerns and opportunities; demonstrates proficiency with software programs; oversees and maintains the quality assurance and safety manuals, data bases, testing programs, records and other related information; assists with hosting/coordinating/data collection and general preparation for all inspections; develops, conducts and documents the training and competency of department staff; chairs pathology and laboratory quality assurance and safety committee, and participates in committees, workgroups and meetings.


  • BS degree in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Laboratory Scientist or Associate degree in MLT/CLT and equivalent work experience, or Bachelors degree in related field such as chemistry or microbiology.
  • Three (3) years professional laboratory work experience or one (1) year quality assurance focused work experience.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and accreditation standards as they apply to pathology and laboratory quality and safety.
  • Must possess excellent human relations, organizational, communication, and presentation skills.  Knowledge of quality assurance is essential.


  • The ability to utilize and apply College level math and statistical analysis tools.
  •      Computer skills / experience necessary to work in various organizational programs that support quality and safety processes (MS Office, including Access).
  • Certification by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) as a Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) or Certified Quality Auditor (CQA)


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Natalie Conklin
Healthcare Recruiting Manager

Thank you for taking the time to look at my current job openings. Natalie has specialized in working with allied healthcare professionals for over 7 years. As the Healthcare Recruiting Manager at K.A. Recruiting, she takes pride in building long-term relationships with both clients and candidates in order to address hiring needs as well as individual career goals for her candidates. She has worked with Physicians, Advanced Level Practitioners, Therapists, Nurses, Nurse Leaders, Laboratory, and other Allied Health candidates to assist them in securing permanent positions nationwide. Natalie has had a successful track record that is founded on the highest standard of quality combined with taking the time to personalize each candidate's job search to help them secure a long-term position. If you are looking for a full-time permanent position anywhere in the country I would love to hear from you! Please connect with me on LinkedIn Here:

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