One of the nationâ€™s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worldâ€™s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americaâ€™s Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that:Â PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, is a 273-bed acute care facility providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Services provided at the hospital include emergency medical care, orthopedic surgeries, maternity, and behavioral health services.
Laboratory Education Coordinator
Responsible for researching, developing, and oversight of a structured Medical Laboratory Science Program within the hospital setting.Â Collaborates with the laboratory management team and other appropriate associates as well as outside agencies to provide an NAACLS accredited educational program that is committed to providing the students with the skills, knowledge, experiencesÂ and technology required to become successful in achieving national certification, professional roles and leadership positions.Â Responsible for maintaining clinical competency in all areas of the laboratory department to ensure clinical knowledge is current and accurate to provide instruction to students.Â Responsible for assisting department leads and laboratory management with preparation for accreditation inpsections and ensuring continuous compliance with regulatory accreditation requirements.
Â Essential JobDuties:
Maintains current knowledge of NAACLS,Â CAP (College of American Pathologists) andÂ Joint Commission Standards (TJC), definitions and intents.
Assists with departmental education regarding compliance of regulatory requirements and maintains compliance with regulatory standards.
Oversees the process for achieving NAACLS accreditation of the Medical Lab Science education program. Assists with preparation for CAP and TJC survey processes; and facilitates in the absence of director.
Provides timely reports regarding PI activities, TJC and other regulatory standards, and other information as requested or appropriate, to hospital leaders.
Incorporates adult learning principles into education methods selected.Â Provides leadership in assessing, providing, and evaluating education needs. Utilizes internal and external resources to provide education specific to specialty areas. Leads development of MT education program.
Maintain current competency and responding to new clinical demands.Â Serve as a role model, clinical expert and mentor to all hospital personnel and clinical students.
Troubleshoots instruments, processes and procedures each time a problem is identified.
Maintain clinical competency by performing patient testing in core lab departments a minimum of one (1) day a month, rotating to each core lab departments.
Provide a minimum of one (1) laboratory CEU program a year. Develops and coordinates competency-based orientation programs.
Participates in various hospital, community, Corporate, or other committees and organizations as required.