Checklist Phase 1 - Personnel

Has commitment to implement a quality management system been created among laboratory staff?

Interview various staff members to find out if a meeting was held and if this was successful.

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Have all staff members participated in an introductory course in quality management for medical laboratories?

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Have certificates of the introductory course in quality management been stored in the Personnel Files folder?

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Has the Biosafety Officer received laboratory biosafety training?

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Is the certificate of the laboratory biosafety training of the Biosafety Officer stored in a folder called “Personnel Files”?

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Does the laboratory have an Authorization Matrix, showing for each position in the laboratory the authorizations, responsibilities and tasks?

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Is the Authorization Matrix signed and dated by the Laboratory Manager?

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Is the Authorization Matrix accessible to all staff members?

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Do staff members know what the Authorization Matrix is?

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Are staff members able to find the Authorization Matrix?

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Are staff members able to explain how the Authorization Matrix works?

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Does the laboratory have a job description for each position in the laboratory?

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Does the job description for each position in the laboratory give a complete and clear impression of the tasks, responsibilities and authorities of each position?

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Have Personal Job Descriptions been made for all the staff members?

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Are all job descriptions (both Position Job Descriptions and Personal Job Descriptions) up to date?

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Are Personal Job Descriptions stored in an orderly fashion in the Personnel Files folder?

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Have all staff members adequately been trained in the procedures they are performing?

Ask several staff members this question for the procedure they are doing at that moment and cross-check with their Personnel File.

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Is the folder Personnel Files up-to-date; i.e. have all certificates and diplomas been collected for all staff members and been stored in the personnel files?

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