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Laboratory Informaticist I


CHRISTUS Good Shepherd


General Operations


Occasional Overnight Travel Up To 20 Percent


CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center Longview


700 East Marshall Avenue
Longview, TX  75601
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Laboratory Informaticist I Job in Longview

Job Description


The Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) Coordinator position has two primary job functions, operational and strategic supporting all lab end users. Responsible for multiple applications support. Serves as internal consultant to the user community to identify technology-based solutions / enhancements to existing workflow issues. Actively participate in the work process redesign, as appropriate, to accommodate changes in technology.

  • Provide troubleshooting and problem resolution services for reported LIS problems.
  • Analyze and document current work processes to more accurately describe and resolve outstanding LIS issues.
  • Actively coordinate both internal and external resources for successful problem resolution Develop reports or specifications for reports as requested by LIS users. Where practical, train and assist users in developing their own LIS reports.
  • Develop detailed specifications and effectively communicate same to outside vendors to ensure that programs installed meet user requirements.
  • Coordinate resources to ensure that system setup and configuration meet operational expansion needs.
  • Act as a multi-application troubleshooting and setup facilitator Updates to existing software installations
  • Installation of new applications.
  • Utilization of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) model to identify “best practices” and actively participation in their implementation.
  • Develop and assist, where appropriate, with the training of both, users and other support personnel.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science or equivalent degree strongly preferred or 4 years clinical experience in lieu of degree.
  • Medical Technologist or equivalent preferred. Some CHRISTUS Health Regions may require proof of registration (ASCP, HEW, AMT)Licensure as Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) if required by State.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years Clinical Laboratory Experience required. Preferably 2-3 years managing cross-functional teams and implementing laboratory systems desired
  • Demonstrated Project Management experience including experience with systems conversions, new package releases.
  • Experience with LIS in a hospital setting
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License

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Full Time

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Laboratory Informaticist I