Laboratory Information Systems Specialist - Pathology LIS Spprt/Data Mgmt

Laboratory Information Systems Specialist - Pathology LIS Spprt/Data Mgmt


Biweekly Hours: 80.00

Shift: M-F; 9-5:30

The MetroHealth System is redefining health care by going beyond medical treatment to improve the foundations of community health and well-being: affordable housing, a cleaner environment, economic opportunity and access to fresh food, convenient transportation, legal help and other services. The system strives to become as good at preventing disease as it is at treating it. Founded in 1837, Cuyahoga County's safety-net health system operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers.


Ensures the smooth day-to-day operations of application software and all computer hardware used in assigned areas of the Pathology Department. Analyzes procedures/problems within manual and/or automated pathology systems. Prepares installation schedules, and coordinate, upgrades as directed by the Manager - Pathology Information and Data Management. Recommends improvements to existing departmental applications and training/procedural documentation procedures. Confers with staff members to determine system requirements. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.


Required: Possesses one of the following: • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution • Associate's degree from an accredited institution with 2 years of Laboratory or Computer Science experience • Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in addition to the experience stated below. 3 years of experience with pathology or other clinical information systems, system analysis (including detailed knowledge of departmental operations), information flow, all pathology testing, and diagnostic reporting policies/procedures. Analytical aptitude, and the ability to translate functional needs to a computerized environment. Ability to work in a multi-tasking environment with aggressive deadlines. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or an Allied Health field. Possess a current a Medical Technologist (MT) certification by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), or an equivalent certification. Experience with report design and execution, ideally using SQL or Crystal Reports). Physical Requirements: May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and ambulate intermittently during the day. May need to sit or stand for extended periods. See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Finger dexterity to operate office equipment required. May need to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds on occasion. Ability to communicate in face-to-face, phone, email, and other communications. Ability to see computer monitor and departmental documents.