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Laboratory Outreach Technical Specialist - Full Time - Days

Job ID 00759478 Location Weill Cornell Medical Center
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New York, New York


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Laboratory Outreach Technical Specialist - Full Time - Days

Dive into this role as our Laboratory Technical Specialist and be responsible for all aspects pertaining to laboratory reference lab testing. This includes proper specimen preparation, and sample packaging according to Reference Laboratory submission requirements.  Work closely with our Financial Coordinator, Quality Project Leader, and Program Manager of Outreach to build new Reference Laboratory Testing within laboratory LIS system.

Lead a team and champion the obtainment of all required lab testing information prior to build.  This information includes CPT codes, ICD-10 codes, CDM, pricing, New York State Department approval (if needed) full specimen requirements, and specimen handling information.  Utilize your communication skills to effectively downstream communication of newly-created send-out testing.  Responsible to confirm and validate within the financial system to ensure newly-created Reference Laboratory Testing is billing out accordingly with proper pricing and CPT codes. Have the opportunity to attend and participate in Quality Laboratory Compliance meetings and internal audits.  Will also closely monitor and be responsible for deactivating and discontinuing non active test codes within LIS system and downstream systems.

Have the opportunity to monitor Reference Laboratory Send-out test "Hotline" reports, daily. Ensure effective and timely communication of new and updated tests to all pertinent Laboratory areas. Channel your clinical and financial acumen whole overseeing manual billing of all non-interfaced testing. Includes reviewing in multiple systems for both clinical and financial accuracy.  You will also collaborate with our dedicated Laboratory Sales Team for assistance with new client test requests.  Take the next step in your career and join us today.

This is a full time position, working Monday – Friday, from 11am to 7pm.  Includes on call responsibility.

Preferred Criteria

  • Proficient in Computer programs (Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint). 
  • Current ASCP certification
  • Possess strong knowledge and previous experience with maintaining regulatory requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Required Criteria

  • Bachelors degree in Medical Technology or related science
  • Six years’ experience working in specialized laboratory testing
  • NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist licensure from the New York Education department
  • Cognitive ability to develop and troubleshoot sophisticated analytical procedures
  • Excellent technical skills including product development and training skills 

Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.

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