Checklist Phase 2 - Personnel

Has an SOP for Competency Assessment been developed?

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Does this SOP contain one or more standardized form(s) that must be used to record the findings of the assessment?

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Are competency assessments done annually for each staff member?

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Is a report made of each competency assessment?

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Are the points for improvement described in the report of a competency assessment, including with a description of the strategy on how to improve these points?

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Are the reports of the competency assessments stored in the personnel files?

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If training needs are identified during competency assessment, is the staff member send to the appropriate training?

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Is the competency of the Laboratory Manager annually assessed?

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Does the laboratory have an induction program for new staff?

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Is the procedure of the induction program documented in an SOP?

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Does the SOP for Induction of New Personnel include a checklist for verifying correct completion of the program?

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Are completed checklists stored at a logical location (e.g. in the personnel file of the new staff member)?

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Are performance appraisals performed for all staff members at least once per two years?

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Are findings of performance appraisals discussed with staff members that were assessed to find the root cause and come to a good approach on eliminating this root cause and improving performance?

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Are findings of performance appraisals recorded, including the identification of root causes behind poor performance and the approach chosen to eliminate these and improve performance?

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Is a personnel file present of each staff member?

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Are all the records described in ISO 15189:2012 article 5.1.9 (ISO 15189:2007 5.1.2) present in the personnel file of each staff member?

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Are the personnel files structured in an orderly fashion?

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Is the Personnel Files folder stored in a locked cabinet that is only accessible to the Laboratory Manager and the secretary?

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