COVID Specimen Collectors, Registration Specialists
Adheres to established policies and procedures. Works collaboratively within team roles including but not limited to specimen collection, registration, supply and traffic control. Performs other duties as assigned.
70%- Essential- Field Operations: Clinical team members will assist with set up and break down of clinic site, traffic control, maintaining flow for each clinic, and inventory of supplies. Team members are expected to be flexible and operate in any role assigned throughout the day including but not limited to registration, specimen collection, and traffic control. Provider patient education and excellent customer service related to COVID-19 and instructions for receiving results.
15%- Essential-Specimen Collection: Adheres to protocols set in place for specimen collection, including but not limited to appropriate patient identification, registration, specimen collection (nasopharyngeal and/or pharyngeal swabs and/or venipuncture), labeling, requisitioning, and transport of specimens to the lab by courier. Ensures that all safety precautions, HIPAA requirements and data entry are accurate and acknowledged during the collection process.
15%-Essential-Supply Chain Management: Assists team lead with preparation of supplies for each clinic including but not limited to: organizing, packing and stocking supplies for each clinic. Assisting team lead with inventory counts and ordering supplies. Supplies include personal protective equipment (PPE), specimen collection kits, tents, tables, chairs etc.
High School or Equivalent and experience or training within the specific work area.
BLS Certification, SC Nursing License (RN or LPN) or Certified Medical Assistance (CMA) or Medical Assistance (MA) or National and SC EMT Certification (EMT, AEMT, EMTP) or Patient Care Technician Certification or SC Certified Nurses Aide
6 months clinical experience associated with license or certification
Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations
80% - Stand for prolonged period
20% - Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
70% - Walk or move about
100% - Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc
80% - Ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder)
100% - Position self to accomplish task (i.e. stoop, kneel, crawl)
100% - Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
100% - Recognize or inspect visually
20% - Move, transport, raise or lower
100% - Extends hands or arms in any direction
100% - Perceive, observe, clarity of vision
80% - Exposure to heat or cold
80% - Exposure to dust/fumes
80% - Wet or humid
80% - Noise
20% - Mechanical hazards
80% - Exposure to bio-hazards (i.e. blood, bodily fluids)
Other travel: Minimum travel 2 days per week, may include driving personal vehicle to sites
Standard Hrs: 24-32;
This position will remain open until all roles are filled.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES PREFERRED:
- Successful completion of a Community Health Worker formal training program such as from a college or other education institution is preferred.
- Written and oral fluency in Spanish and English preferred.
- Experience working in a multi-cultural setting.
- Knowledge of some medical terminology preferred. Basic computer skills.
- Ability to initiate and maintain positive working relationships.
- Understand the community served - community connectedness.
- Good communication skills, such as listening well, and using language appropriately.
- Ability and willingness to provide emotional support, encouragement and motivation to patients.
- High School Diploma
- Experience working in a community-based setting for at least 1 to 2 years preferred.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $17.00 per hour
- Charleston, SC 29414 (Required)