Job Openings at Bako Diagnostics

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SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the supervision of the Director of Sales, the Salesforce Administrator will ensure the maximization of utility from the Salesforce.com environment.  The Salesforce Administrator will help define appropriate configuration, adoption, use and improvement to the Salesforce environment. The Salesforce Administrator will support the development of value generating commercial processes and high utility metric reporting.  Further, the Salesforce Administrator will ensure that all constituencies are trained and supported in complaint use.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as primary system administrator for the Salesforce.com environment
  • Continuously improve upon the value derived from the Salesforce platform for Sales, Marketing and Management
  • Create dashboards for Sales, Marketing and Management that provide high utility in allocating resources (route planning, marketing automation, etc.) and assessing productivity (sales team ranking, yield, etc.)
  • Evaluate and recommend improvements to tools and processes, including but not limited to the use of plug-in applications and LEAN workflows
  • Handle all administrative functions including user account maintenance, recurring reports, dashboards, workflows, etc.
  • Manage and coordinate with IT the Salesforce.com data feeds and application integrations
  • Support the successful training and utilization of all relevant functions in gaining the highest utility from the CRM

EXPERIENCE

  • High competency in the administration of Salesforce.com (ideally in a healthcare services environment)
  • Past experience interacting with Salesforce.com, Salesforce.com VARs and internal IT
  • Experience in creating Salesforce.com workflows, dashboards, and analytic reports
  • Successful in effectively training and improving user experience across varied competencies
  • Experience in identifying gaps in commercial information and identifying tools to bridge
  • Experience in identifying commercial data trends that improve company performance

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Salesforce Administrator Certification required – Other Salesforce certifications a plus
  • Minimum two years of experience as a Salesforce.com administrator
  • LEAN / Six Sigma training desired
  • Education/Training in business analytics and/or decision support desired

Job Summary

Performs and interprets laboratory tests in the Molecular Pathology Laboratory for the diagnosis and care of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise
Requires reading and knowledge of medical terminology.

Language Ability – Ability to read and interpret documents such as patient requisitions, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Math Ability – Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished either verbally or written.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Ability – Ability to utilize MS Office applications (Word, Excel) for laboratory applications.

Position Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure/Certifications)
REQUIRED

·         B.S. or B.A. degree in science plus successful completion of a formal technologist training program (MT/MLS or MB) and six months clinical or molecular laboratory experience.  Acceptable certifying agencies include: ASCP, AMT, AAB (HEW) *OR*

·         B.S. or B.A. degree in science with appropriate credits in chemistry, biology and mathematics, to include didactic and laboratory molecular techniques such as PCR, Real-Time PCR, DNA/RNA purification, gel electrophoresis or DNA sequencing and six months molecular laboratory experience *OR*

 

PREFERRED

·         Completion of an appropriate clinical laboratory certification examination (MT/MLS, CG, M or MP/MB) and six months clinical or molecular laboratory experience. Acceptable certifying agencies include: ASCP, AMT, AAB (HEW) *OR*

·         B.S. or B.A. degree in science plus successful completion of a formal technologist training program and at least 1 year clinical laboratory experience *OR*

·         B.S. or B.A. degree in science with appropriate credits in chemistry, biology and mathematics and at least 1 year laboratory to include molecular techniques such as PCR, Real-Time PCR, DNA/RNA purification, gel electrophoresis or DNA sequencing.

Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
1.      Interacts with physicians, employees and clients in a positive manner consistent with the mission and values of Bako Diagnostics.

  1. Follow the laboratory’s standard operating procedures for job-related responsibilities.
  2. Technical:

·         Evaluates patients’ samples to determine their suitability for examination and/or referral to a reference laboratory. Follows up or investigates events or situations with specimens which may lead to adverse test outcomes.

·         Performs molecular laboratory tests, to include sample preparation, instrumentation and analysis.

·         Prepares, monitors, and operates analytical test instruments to ensure that test results are medically reliable. Investigates and troubleshoots test results and/or system failures.

·         Prepares and reviews test findings and results to be reported to physicians and other medical personnel.

3.                  Quality Control and other duties:

·         Maintain a clean and safe prep work area according to guidelines of Infection/Exposure Control and Chemical Hygiene guidelines and ensures proper disposal of all waste according to company policy.

·         Monitors temperatures, services and cleaning of lab equipments.

·         Supports departmental QA program by performing and documenting quality control and preventative maintenance.

·         Investigates and documents quality control and instrument maintenance problems.

·         Performs proficiency testing for intra-laboratory comparisons, and to meet regulatory requirements.

·         Assists in achieving and maintaining laboratory certification as appropriate.

4.                  Support Responsibilities:

·         Maintains confidentiality regarding all phases of laboratory work and findings.

·         Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with company and departmental policies and procedures.  Immediately reports any mechanical or electrical equipment malfunctions, unsafe conditions, or employee/visitor injury/accident to Manager.

·         Maintains record keeping logs according to policy manual guidelines.

·         Provides assistance Data Clerks, Technicians, Customer Services and Clients as needed to ensure proper specimen collection, handling, labeling, and processing.

·         Unpacks specimens, assigns a number and documents a receive date.

·         Unpack and stores supplies.

·         Monitors inventories of supplies and reagents to ensure adequate levels are available.

·         May assist with the orientation and training of other employees.

Working Conditions
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of their job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of their job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to human tissue. Personal protective equipment to lower the risk of exposure is provided by employer. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; used hands; reach with hand and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Positions Supervised
None

Requirements listed are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities.  This position description is not meant to imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job duties requested by the supervisor.

Job Summary

Performs and interprets laboratory tests in the Clinical Laboratory for the diagnosis and care of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise
Requires reading and knowledge of medical terminology.

Language Ability – Ability to read and interpret documents such as patient requisitions, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Math Ability – Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished either verbally or written.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Position Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure/Certifications)
·         B.S. or B.A. degree in science plus successful completion of a formal technologist training program OR

 

·         B.S. or B.A. degree in science with appropriate credits in chemistry, biology and mathematics,  plus at least one (1) year experience in a clinical laboratory, OR

 

·         Completion of three (3) years academic study (minimum of one hundred thirty-five (135) quarter hours or equivalent) with a total of twenty-four (24) quarter hours of chemistry, twenty-four (24) quarter hours of biological science, and five (5) quarter hours in math. During these three (3) years (one hundred thirty-five (135) quarter hours), thirty (30) quarter hours must be at the junior year level or above, and consist of at least fifteen (15) quarter hours of related science work.

 

·         Completion of (or be eligible for) an appropriate certification examination. Acceptable certifying agencies include: ASCP, NCA, AMT, AABHHS (HEW). Certification‑eligible applicants must pass examination within eighteen (18) months after school graduation or after moving to the state of Georgia.

Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
1.      Interacts with physicians, employees and clients in a positive manner consistent with the mission and values of Bako Diagnostics.

  1. Technical:

·         Performs laboratory tests, and investigates and troubleshoots test results and/or system failures.

·         Prepares, monitors, and operates analytical test instruments to ensure that test results are medically reliable.

·         Evaluates patients’ samples to determine their suitability for examination and/or referral to a reference laboratory.

·         Prepares and reviews test findings and results to be reported to physicians and other medical personnel.

·         Follows up, or investigates events or situations with specimens which may lead to adverse test outcomes.

3.                  Quality Control and other duties:

·         Supports departmental QA program by performing and documenting quality control and preventative maintenance. Investigates resolves and documents quality control or instrument maintenance problems.

·         Performs proficiency testing for intralaboratory comparisons, and to meet regulatory requirements.

·         Monitors temperatures, services and cleaning of lab equipments.

·         Assists in achieving and maintaining laboratory certification as appropriate.

·         Maintain a clean and safe prep work area according to guidelines of

Infection/Exposure Control and Chemical Hygiene guidelines.

·         Ensures proper disposal of wet tissue and chemicals according to company policy.

4.                  Support Responsibilities:

·         Provides assistance Data Clerks, Technicians, Customer Services and Clients as needed to ensure proper specimen collection, handling, labeling, and processing.

·         Coordinates inventories of supplies and reagents to ensure adequate, economical levels are available.

·         Unpack and stores supplies.

·         Unpacks specimens, assigns a number and documents a receive date.

·         May assist with the orientation and training of other employees.

·         Maintains confidentiality regarding all phases of laboratory work and findings.

·         Maintains record keeping logs according to policy manual guidelines.

·         Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with company and departmental policies and procedures.  Immediately reports any mechanical or electrical equipment malfunctions, unsafe conditions, or employee/visitor injury/accident to Manager.

Working Conditions
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of their job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of their job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to human tissue. Personal protective equipment to lower the risk of exposure is provided by employer. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; used hands; reach with hand and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Positions Supervised
None

Requirements listed are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities.  This position description is not meant to imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job duties requested by the supervisor.

Job Summary

Aid the Front End Processing (Accessioning and Data Entry) department with the accessioning of specimens, the entering of requisitions into the LIS system.
Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise
·         Good clerical, organizational and communication skills.

·         Basic knowledge of operating non-complex instrumentation.

·         Competent in addressing department pending lists and finding missing specimens.

·         Demonstrated ability to follow a series of steps without confusion or error.

·         Must have the ability to establish work priorities and to handle several tasks for maximum workstation efficiency.

Position Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure/Certifications)
·         High School Diploma or equivalent

·         One year experience in a laboratory environment.

Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
1.      Interacts with physicians, employees and clients in a positive manner consistent with the mission and values of Bako Diagnostics.

2.      Ensure proper accessioning and labeling of all tissue samples.

3.      Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting.

4.      Inputs requisition data in a timely and accurate manner into the Laboratory Information System; complies with or assists in the compilation of statistical information for special reports.

5.      Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information as requested or otherwise necessary, and summarizes data in preparation of standardized reports.

6.      Maintains confidentiality and adheres to HIPAA regulations.

7.      Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment.

8.      Perform all assigned clerical duties associated with the section and the Histology laboratory.

9.      Resolve pending lists.

10.  Find missing samples.

11.  Decontaminate work areas.

12.  File blocks and slides

13.  Ensure all safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met.

14.  Use the laboratory computer system as well as operate PCs.

15.  Dispose of biohazardous material and chemical waste.

16.  Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations.

17.  Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.

Working Conditions
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the 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 regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals and hazardous waste. The employee is frequently exposed to human tissue. Personal protective equipment to lower the risk of exposure is provided by Bako Diagnostics.

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 regularly required to sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Positions Supervised
None

Requirements listed are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities.  This position description is not meant to imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job duties requested by the supervisor.

Job Summary

Obtain and process pathology specimens, maintaining positive specimen identification. Perform routine, special stain and Immunohistochemistry for histopathological and cytopathological tests, entry and recording functions in accordance with department policies and procedures.
Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise
Language Ability – Ability to read and interpret documents such as patient requisitions, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Math Ability – Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished either verbally or written.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Position Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure/Certifications)
High School Diploma or equivalent

1 year experience in a Histology laboratory within the last five years

Histotechnician I

HT (ASCP) eligible and one year of full-time experience in a Histology laboratory

Histotechnician II

HT (ASCP) certification and three years of full-time experience in a Histology laboratory.

Meets all requirements as outlined in 1988 CLIA CFR 493. 1489 guidelines for moderate complexity testing.

Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
1.      Interacts with physicians, employees and clients in a positive manner consistent with the mission and values of Bako Diagnostics.

2.      Perform routine and non-routine activities involved in the preparation of slides, for microscopic evaluation by pathologists.

3.      Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting.

4.      Ensure proper tissue processing.

5.      Perform embedding and microtomy.

6.      Prepare slides for routine Hematoxylin & Eosin and PAS staining.

7.      Perform cover slipping of stained slides either manually or via automation.

8.      Prepare solutions and reagents for special stains.

9.      Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of non-complex equipment.

10.  Perform filing of finished blocks and slides.

11.  Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct the problems or immediately notify the Histology Supervisor or Histology Lead.

12.  Follow the laboratory’s standard operating procedures for job-related responsibilities.

13.  Ensure all safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met.

14.  Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations.

15.  Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.

Working Conditions
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the 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 regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals and hazardous waste. The employee is frequently exposed to human tissue. Personal protective equipment to lower the risk of exposure is provided by Bako Diagnostics.

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 regularly required to sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Positions Supervised
None

Requirements listed are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities.  This position description is not meant to imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job duties requested by the supervisor.