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Summary: Under broad supervision, the technician performs IDNow COVID analysis on samples provided by the Cobb County Medical Examiner’s Office (CCMEO) and enters results into the state Department of Public Health system. Prepares additional samples for shipment to the Georgia Public Health Lab (GPHL) for further testing. Enters test requests and tracks results using the state computer system. Compiles data from CCMEO case files and test results. This position works to promote and protect the health and safety of the residents of Cobb and Douglas Counties as a Cobb & Douglas Public Health (CDPH) employee.
Hours: This is a part time position, between 25-29 hours a week, including being on-call Sundays. Starting time each day will be between 7 and 8 am (at the supervisor’s discretion).
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED AND two years of experience in a laboratory setting or a related area OR One year of experience required at the lower level Laboratory Tech 2 (LST031) or position equivalent
Preferred Job-Related Skills: Certification as a Medical Technologist, MT (ASCP) or equivalent. Experience with SendSS and Public Health preferred. Familiarity with the Abbott IDNow test system
Salary Information: $20 per hour - This is a temporary grant funded position and is expected to end July 31, 2021.
Applications Accepted: January 7, 2021 – January 20, 2021
TO APPLY: In order to successfully apply for a position; the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the Cobb & Douglas Public Health’s Online Employment Application. This job application can be found at: www.cdph-ess.com. Click on "Employment Opportunities" and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application process.
Cobb and Douglas Public Health a nationally accredited health department, headquartered in Marietta, Georgia since 1920 promotes and protects the health and safety of the residents of Cobb and Douglas counties in partnership with several other agencies. CDPH is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable healthcare services with special attention to the at-risk population. We work to achieve healthy people in healthy communities by: Preventing epidemics and spread of disease, protecting against environmental hazards, preventing injuries, Promoting and encouraging healthy behaviors, responding to disasters, assisting in community recovery, and Assuring the quality and accessibility of health care. By excelling at our core responsibilities, we will assist our residents in living healthier, longer and more rewarding lives.
Thank you for your interest in CDPH. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.
Requirements for this position may be subject to: Pre-Employment Drug Screening, Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting, Previous Employment Reference Check, Specific Immunizations, Motor vehicle check, and/or Education and/or Licensure verification.
If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: Camilla.Barnes@dph.ga.gov
CDPH has adopted the Council on Linkages Core Competency for Public Health Professionals.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
High school diploma or GED AND Two years of experience in a laboratory setting or a related area OR One year of experience required at the lower level Laboratory Tech 2 (LST031) or position equivalent. Note: Some positions may require licensure.