Quality Assurance Coordinator (LAB 08/22)

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • $37.35-$42.89; In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement CAD / Hour
Quality Assurance Coordinator

Full Time

Department: Laboratory & Diagnostic Imaging

Reports To: Manager of Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging Services

Job Summary:

The Quality Assurance Coordinator (QAC) provides specific subject matter expertise in the areas of Quality Assurance in support of Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging Services, Quality operations, including, but not limited to supporting Quality System development/process development and implementation, Internal Audit Inspections, and Management of Regulatory Inspections, remotely and/or in-person. The QAC will support the Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging Quality projects as assigned. The QAC will work collaboratively with other professionals and all members of the interdisciplinary health care team at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) to support and enhance the services of the Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging departments and ensure the provision of high quality, safe, holistic, patient centered care to our clients.


  • Licensed MLA/T or MLT
  • Minimum of 2 years MLT experience or minimum of 5 years for MLA/T preferred
  • Internal Auditing course preferred
  • Quality Assurance Certificate preferred
  • High degree of judgment, excellent communication and accuracy of work
  • Ability to meet deadlines and perform administrative functions
  • Microsoft Office suite proficiency including Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to organize tasks, work independently and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to function in a minimally supervised environment with exceptional attention to detail required
  • Ability to public speak and provide training programs
Job Duties:

The Quality Assurance Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging Services and ensuring that these departments are operating safely, efficiently and within all applicable accrediting requirements. This includes but is not limited to;

  • Interpret and implement quality assurance standards and procedures
  • Evaluate adequacy of quality assurance standards
  • Review the implementation and efficiency of quality and inspection systems
  • Document internal audits and other quality assurance activities
  • Investigate customer complaints and non-conformance issues
  • Collect and compile statistical quality data
  • Develop, recommend and monitor corrective and preventive actions
  • Identify training needs and organize training interventions to meet quality standards to be implemented by the manager
  • Coordinate and support on-site audits conducted by external providers
  • Evaluate audit findings and implement appropriate corrective actions
  • Monitor risk management activities
  • Assure ongoing compliance with quality and industry regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with clients and their families, colleagues, physicians, and other health care staff
  • Participates in departmental projects geared towards quality improvement
  • Other duties as outlined in the job description
  • Must adhere to organizational policies and procedures concerning cleaning, hand hygiene and the use of Personal Protective Equipment in support of Infection Control measures and attend training when necessary
Salary:$37.35-$42.89; In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement
Closing Date:When filled.
Submit Application To:

Human Resources Recruitment
Box 909, Sioux Lookout, On P8T 1B4
(807) 737-3030, Email: careers@slmhc.on.ca, Fax: (807) 737-6263

Competition Number:LAB 08/22
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Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted, we thank all others for their interest. An acceptable criminal reference check and immunization records will be required from the successful candidate. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process. SLMHC is an equal opportunity employer and a scent-free facility.