Per Diem Nurse, Health Screener

Quest Diagnostics - Princeton, NJ (30+ days ago)3.8


THIS IS A PER DIEM POSITION- NOT FULL OR PART TIME

Schedule: Tuesday-Thursday preferred, however, all week including some Saturdays.

Basic Purpose:
The primary responsibility of the Health Screener is to provide coverage in the field ensuring that health screenings are completed accurately and on time. Maintain a safe and professional environment for clients and employees; perform with confidence all aspects of a health screening, including specimen collection and processing duties following established practices and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform biometric screening at client sites including finger stick blood collection, BMI, Blood Pressure and other health screening services based on service package
  • Performs basic waived testing technical procedures on blood samples and completes required quality control.
  • Provide exceptional customer service at all health screenings.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and legible records.
  • Participates in training/retraining and continuing education programs as necessary.
  • Complies with all designated safety policies and procedures in the work area, including the use of applicable protective equipment when necessary to prevent exposure to potentially infectious agents.
  • Understands and complies with applicable federal, state and local laws. Adheres to quality assurance procedures and good manufacturing practices.
  • Maintain all HIPAA and OSHA standards while on events.
  • Performs other related duties as necessary.
Supervision Exercised: N/A

Qualifications:
Education/Certification:
Formal medical education including current appropriate medical certification (RN, BSN, NP)

Current nursing license

Additional medical certification / licensure as required by state / regulatory requirements.

Work Experience:
At least 1 year of healthcare experience in a professional setting.

Other:
  • Proficient with finger sticks, venipuncture and manual blood pressure.
  • Ability to understand and perform complex procedures and techniques and work with complex instrumentation (Cholestech and/ or Cardio Check experience preferred).
  • Skills required for proper specimen and reagent handling, labeling, processing, preparation, transportation and storage necessary.
  • Must be knowledgeable of required regulations and comply with them.
  • Excellent customer service internally and externally.
  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow detailed procedures.
  • Basic computer skills necessary including access to internet / email.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Outlook, and Excel.
Physical and Mental Requirements:
  • Lift light to moderately heavy objects. The normal performance of duties may require lifting and carrying objects. Objects in the weight range of 1 to 15 pounds are lifted and carried frequently; objects in the weight range of 16 to 40 pounds may be lifted and carried occasionally. Objects exceeding 41 pounds are not to be lifted or carried without assistance.
  • Requires use of phone and PC.
  • Fine dexterity with hands/steadiness.
  • Handling stress & emotions,
  • Concentrating on tasks
  • Making decisions,
  • Adjusting to change,
  • Examining/observing details
  • Sitting or standing for long periods at a time
  • Position requires travel.