Laboratory Information Management System Coordinator
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Public Health Labs - , NY
Laboratory Information Management System Coordinator

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers.  To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City. 



The mission of the Public Health Laboratory (PHL) is to ensure the health of all New York City (NYC) residents by providing quality laboratory testing services which address the needs of the NYC DOHMH and its community partners as they respond to clinical and environmental public health concerns. 



PHL is seeking to hire a qualified Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Coordinator. This position will oversee Information Technology staff and coordinate their activities with laboratory staff.



•           Serves as LIS coordinator and oversees implementation and enhancements of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS).

•           Researches and implements enhancements to the LIMS, often in collaboration with partners from other Bureaus and Divisions of the NYC DOHMH.

•           Supervises staff in conducting research projects and data analysis efforts using laboratory tests results to monitor testing performance, volume and lab test results.

•          Directs staff to run queries, generate reports and develop analysis programs, related to lab testing performance, volume and lab test results.       

•          Develops written Standard Operating Procedures Manuals (SOPM): and ensures all results are reported in a timely and accurate manner. Recognizes, troubleshoots and initiates corrective action for problems in a timely manner.

•           Maintains accurate records of activities performed.

•           Participates in the quality system as required by job functions and title assignments in the laboratory.

•           Writes original manuscripts for publication based on data analyses.


  • MPH or MS in Computer Science or related fields with extensive experience in the technical and administrative operations of a Clinical or Public Health Laboratory.
  • Vast experience with Laboratory Information System configuration and customization beyond end-user interaction.
  • Experience with interface communication interactions between a Laboratory Information System and a Hospital/Clinical Information Systems (HIS/CIS).
  • Understanding of unidirectional and bidirectional instrument analyzer interfaces.
  • Extensive knowledge of multi-level testing implementation strategies: Proof of Concept, Unit Testing, Interface Testing and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills; Excellent oral, inter-personal and written communication skills.
  • Project management experience.



FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience. 




There is a potential for this position to transition to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

DOHMH has a residency requirement that must be met within 90 days of appointment at DOHMH.



To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.



The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.