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Quality Assurance Operations Director - 6158 in Nashville, TN at PathGroup

at PathGroup

Posted: 10/28/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3M64275HLQSF7X3HH1
Keywords: operations

Job Description

Job Description

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm


This position is responsible for overall operations quality assurance/quality management program; ensuring that the quality system is implemented and followed; maintaining documents, records and certifications according to state and federal health care standards in compliance with accreditation guidelines.



  • Compiles, reviews, and analyzes data related to client concerns, QA events and corrective actions in order to determine areas for quality improvement.
  • Unifies the standard operating procedures (SOP) for each section in the laboratory by meeting with department supervisors and evaluating SOP’s.
  • Evaluates quality control data to determine trends and issues and develops corrective action plans to address these issues.
  • Reviews, updates and maintains quality assurance plans.
  • Leads the quality assurance/quality management committee with an emphasis on establishing/maintaining a standardized quality management program.
  • Coordinates documentation for accreditation reviews.
  • Provides education to staff regarding laboratory quality control programs.
  • Assists departmental managers and medical directors in implementing and maintaining competency and continuing education for staff. Assist Human Resources in employee development tracks for clinical career paths within PathGroup.
  • Implements corrective action plans for areas that do not meet accreditation standards.
  • Meets regularly with laboratory managers, supervisors and Medical Directors to implement and monitor the laboratory quality management quality improvement program.
  • Acts as the company representative at the quarterly TN state medical licensing board meetings.
  • Support PathGroup’s mission, vision, goals and management decisions.
  • Provide leadership and manage assigned department, make decisions, solve problems, develop procedures, and conduct and attend meetings.
  • Develop, implement and maintain effective departmental QA programs and monitors.
  • Coordinate the maintenance, development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures.
  • Must be familiar with and abide by the Corporate Compliance Program and all corporate policies, including the Privacy and Security policies.


  • Work with other departments within PathGroup and subsidiaries.
  • Nothing in the job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
  • Other duties as assigned.