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Quality Assurance and Safety Officer in the Lab

Northwood, ND 58267

Job ID: AN523 Job Type: Laboratory Jobs

Currently seeking a Full-Time Quality Assurance and Safety Officer for the Lab!

This health systems laboratory provides physicians with concrete data to help determine a patient's diagnosis by testing personal specimens including blood and blood products, bodily fluids and tissue. Nearly 10,000 specimens are collected from the hospital each month, and around 6,500 are collected at the other locations. This lab achieves greater efficiency, prompt resulting and improved patient care. Their lab services include: Hematology, Coagulation, Urine, Chemistry, Transfusion Services, Microbiology, Histology, and Cytology. 


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. 


  • Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology or Associates Degree in MLT and equivalent work experience, or Bachelor's 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. 
  • Certification by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) as a Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) or Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) preferred.



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Abbi Leighton
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