Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) Administrator
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Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) Administrator

Glen Allen, VA

At GENETWORx Laboratory, we improve the health and wellness of lives around the world through dedicated research, experienced scientists, 21-st century technology, and in-depth diagnostics. Healthcare is personal and as such, the future needs to be, too. By intersecting genetic testing with personalized medicine and pharmacogenomics, we’re positioning our patients and empowering physicians with more precise, individualized, effective results.
As a leader in precision COVID-19 testing, GENETWORx provides unparalleled support, results, and clarity during these uncertain times. GENETWORx has armed healthcare providers, employers and universities with rapid and accurate COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody testing which is essential for reopening businesses and communities.

Summary

GENETWORx Laboratory is a health management service company that specializes in bringing the benefits of genetic testing to the patient, via a network of our expert healthcare providers with extensive knowledge and experience in personalized medicine and pharmacogenomics.

Responsibilities

  • The LIS (Laboratory Information System) Administrator has three primary areas of responsibility:
  • Managing the day to day operation and maintenance of the Harvest and Copia systems, our internal information systems used for the registration, tracking, and reporting of patient test results
  • Managing the provision of support to both external (referrers and other external users of Orchard Copia) and internal customers (laboratory staff)
  • Leading the planning for and scheduling of LIS related enhancements and projects

Other Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively assist in the maintenance/improvement of systems and procedures so the department and laboratory functions as effectively and efficiently as possible
  • Be familiar with all policies/procedures that provide guidance and set down requirements for all GENETWORx employees and understand/follow all appropriate industry codes of ethics and relevant legislation
  • Assists medical director in the compliance of the clinical systems with all applicable accrediting agency standards including, but not limited to, CAP and CLIA
  • Monitor systems including dynamic downloading for analyzers, schedule manager, match results and fix orders queues, report queues, purge log, error log, and report and related activities
  • Troubleshoots errors/problems with the LIS reported by the MT’s
  • Testing and implementation of interfaces with reference laboratories and all new analyzers. Ensures accuracy of data transmission across interfaces
  • Update test menu including new tests, change in test location, normal values, reference ranges
  • Assists Clinical with the system design of screens, user profiles, master file changes and system decision
  • Tests vendor software releases and upgrades prior to implementation to fully identify problems before going live
  • Manages system downtime and ensures that back-up procedures are defined and implemented
  • Maintain & update Customer LIS-EMR Interfaces compendium
  • Supporting the sales team in the field as they work with customers getting set up with Copia
  • Training/training materials to support internal staff and customers

Qualifications

  • Previous LIMS/LIS Administration of Orchard product, specifically Harvest and Copia
  • A laboratory background
  • Knowledgeable about HL7
  • Data/SQL Analysis
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Personal organization and planning skills

Compensation: TBD

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