• System Specialist

    Requisition ID 2019-7248
    US-CO-Colorado Springs
    Work Type
  • Welcome to Centura Health

    Welcome to the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options, possibilities and values that guide exceptional care. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams, overflowing community and the wholeness of mind, body and spirit that is Centura Health.

    Flourishing Begins Here

    You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.

    In collaboration with other management personnel in the laboratory matrix structure, develop and manage pre-analytic processes in the hospital laboratories, including specimen procurement, transport, processing and send outs. Develop and manage a set of corresponding metrics.

    What You Bring/Job Requirements

    In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

    • Bachelor of Science degree with MLS/MT certification or equivalent experience 

    • 3-5 years hospital laboratory leadership experience preferred

    • Experience with quality assurance, and laboratory regulations/accreditation requirements
    • Proven proficiency with the following is desirable: Phlebotomy skills, Computer skills (WORD, Excel, Access, PP), Analytic skills (data analysis),i Communication skills at all levels (including business case development), Problem solving skills, Conflict resolution skills, Management with metrics and balanced scorecards, Strong verbal and written communication skills, Project management skills, Team facilitation skills,
      Six Sigma methodology
    • In depth knowledge of the following is required: The standards, regulations and guidelines of CLIA, CAP, TJC, and CLSI in regard to test ordering and specimen, management, Acute hospital organizations and the inter-relationships of various clinical and diagnostic services

    Physical Requirements - Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally)


    Details: This position oversees Point of Care testing for Penrose, St. Francis, St. Mary-Corwin and St. Thomas More hospitals and CHPG clinics.  Position requires travel, no overnight travel required however.  This position serves as  the liaison between lab and nursing for Point of Care testing, so strong communication skills are a must.  This position also provides training for nursing personnel and regulatory oversite for POC testing.  This is a self-directed position, so organization skills and follow-thru are important.



    Your Connected Community

    When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health’s connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.

    Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. St. Francis Medical Center opened in 2008 to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services and Critical Care Unit. It also serves as southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate more than a decade as one of Healthgrades “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” and Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted.


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