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Compliance Coordinator--Quality Assurance

at Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center

Posted: 6/11/2019
Job Reference #: 2738
Keywords: office

Job Description

For questions or updates regarding your status in the application process, please contact Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Recruitment Center at 1-866-497-6945.


Location:
Blood Center Headquarters (La Concha)

Position Title:
Compliance Coordinator--Quality Assurance

Hours Per Week:
40

Work Week:
M-F

Shift:
Day

Driving Position:
No

GULF COAST REGIONAL BLOOD CENTER

Location: 1400 LaConcha Lane in Houston, Texas 77054 

TITLE/CODE:                          Compliance Coordinator

DEPARTMENT:                      Quality Assurance

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY 

Reporting to the QA Compliance Manager, this position coordinates certain activities of The Blood Center’s compliance program to ensure identification and remediation of non-compliance issues and proper documentation of same.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned.  Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

·        Performs internal assessments throughout the organization. 

·        Performs the incident follow up and reporting for assigned incidents within the TrackWise system.

·        Serves as an inspection coordinator for external inspections.

·        Manages routine quality and compliance programs and oversees the implementation and maintenance of these programs throughout the organization.

·        Coordination, compilation and reporting of Post Donation incidents to the regulatory agencies.

·        Prepares quality and compliance reports.

·        Serves as an internal QA consultant by maintaining up-to-date knowledge of regulations affecting The Blood Center’s operations. Coordinate activities of interdepartmental quality/compliance projects.

·        Assists in quality and compliance related in-services and training; and at the direction of the Compliance Manager, manages special projects.

·        Serves as the departmental Master Control liaison and manages the departmental annual document review.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of himself/herself or others.  Must comply with all applicable safety rules and policies and be willing to report actual and potential safety violations to the appropriate supervisor or manager.

Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in The Blood Center’s sole discretion.

Regular Hours

Full time:  must be regularly available to work at least 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, or such other days or hours per week as The Blood Center determines are necessary to meet business needs.

Overtime (applicable only to non-exempt positions)

Must be available and willing to work such overtime per day or per week as The Blood Center determines is necessary or desirable to meet business needs.

Must be available and willing to work such weekends and holidays as The Blood Center determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.

Must be regularly able to work at off-site locations and to either transport self or be transported to same.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university plus 4 years of related experience, preferably in a health care setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS           

None

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.  Strong interpersonal communications skills.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Computer Literate: Must be familiar with using computers

Ability to plan and manage multiple priorities simultaneously

Computer literate:  Microsoft Office, Safetrace, Business Objects, TrackWise

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

POSITION DRIVING STATUS

Non-Driver

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 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 frequently required to operate a computer and other office machinery and remain in a stationary position.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Employees are required to be familiar with and abide by the team lift requirements as specified in the Safety Program.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally exposed to blood and/or blood components, as well as any other biohazard materials.  The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and extreme cold.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT

The Blood Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants for positions are considered without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic testing results or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable law, statute, regulation or Executive Order.

Application Instructions

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