Quality Manager Medical Laboratory North Dublin Hospital
We are currently recruiting for an experienced Medical Scientist who holds MSc or Fellowship in Medical Laboratory Sciences or equivalent.
This is an exiting and rare opportunity for an experienced quality manager to join one of Irelands leading private hospital groups.
Working closely with the laboratory manager and laboratory clinical director, the post-holder will be part of the senior leadership team and will be encouraged in their personal and professional development.
The successful candidate will lead and develop the laboratory quality function and have the opportunity to work with the Hospital quality team on many cutting edge initiatives.
Duties and responsibilities:
Implement, maintain, deliver and develop a quality management system compliant with the ISO15189 and ISO22870 standards, JCI and all other relevant quality systems.
Work proactively to foster and embed a culture of continual quality improvement across the department.
Engage all laboratory staff and stakeholders in the quality management system.
Work collaboratively with the haemovigilance officer, head of department in blood transfusion and consultant haematologists to ensure that the requirements of Articles 14 and 15 of Directive 2002/98/EC are met.
Lead the education and training of laboratory staff in the principles and practices of the quality management system.
Be the departments key point of contact for the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) and the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA).
Ensure that processes needed for the quality management system are established, implemented and maintained and have buy-in from and involvement of the laboratory team.
Ensure implementation of the quality policy using evidence-based indicators; agree and implement improvement actions and objectives as needed.
Qualifications and experience
A recognised qualification as a Medical Scientist to MSc or Fellowship in Medical Laboratory Sciences or equivalent
At least 7 years post graduate experience working in an accredited laboratory, at least two years of which were at a supervisory level.
Experience of ISO15189 accreditation for laboratories
Experience of ISO22870 for POCT
Excellent understanding of transfusion regulation requirements
Excellent understanding of the requirements of a quality management system
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