COVID-19 Tester/Screener

Sequential Management Group, Inc - Spokane, WA (30 days ago)

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Description: COVID-19 Tester/Screener

This position has been developed to assist clients with performing objective on-site medical testing/screening specifically for COVID-19 as a means of prevention of spread within facilities, vessels, job sites, and large living quarters.

The Covid-19 Medical Tester is a medical role specifically operating within the protocols established for testing/screening humans for possible infection utilizing individual questionnaires, a brief nasopharyngeal swab, exam consisting of a tympanic, infrared (IR) and/or oral temperature, and may include the administration of an objective test including the acquisition of samples including but not limited to, nasal sample, oral samples, blood samples and saliva samples.

This position may include the initiation of medical care dependent upon the responses and/or results to any of the tests, questionnaires, or other information obtained during the testing and/or screening process.

Strict protocols for administering objective tests, including interpretation of on-site results (if applicable) must be followed including mandatory reporting requirements as listed within the testing protocols. Additionally, strict Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements will be adhered to by the company, and is expected of the provider fulfilling this position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include The Following

  • Administering medical questionnaires directly to Client Staff;
  • Personnel entering job sites
  • Personnel departing job sites
  • Personnel embarking or disembarking from vessels
  • Administering and interpreting the temperature of an individual utilizing tympanic, infrared (IR) and/or oral thermometers according to manufacturer’s instructions and CDC guidance for personal protection.
  • Reporting cases of positive and negative responses according to established protocols while remaining cognizant of appropriate reporting requirements (State, Local and Federal) requirements (established per site).
  • Communicate findings directly to the Topside physicians as required and listed within each site plan as per protocol
  • Don and Doff PPE as required within the protocol for performing medical testing and screening
  • Document findings and results of the Medical Testing and Screening with the RMI documentation system if required and as stated within the protocol (depending upon the need/requirement for objective testing).
  • Acquire samples of potentially infectious bodily secretions from individuals after obtaining consent for testing via multiple different methods (including but not limited to: nasal swabs (various types), oral swabs, saliva samples, and fingerstick blood sampling.
  • Adhere to strict PPE requirements for medical providers performing live testing on potentially infectious bodily secretions.
  • If testing and analysis is to be performed on site, while following strict protocols and instructions established by the test manufacturer and RMI, analyze the samples acquired for testing purposes.
  • Interpret according to clear and established protocols test results if performed on-site and document accordingly within the RMI documentation system
  • Comply with laws and regulations regarding confidentiality and privacy of information collected

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION And EXPERIENCE

  • Medical Assistant
  • CNA
  • Phlebotomist
  • Registered Nurse licensed within the state of MA with experience acquiring samples as listed within the essential duties

Computer Skills

  • General computer literacy and proficiency required

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to speak/write clearly and directly while effectively communicating with global service providers, clients and clinical providers via phone and email.
  • Ability to intake multiple pieces of information from multiple sources, prioritize and summarize in a clear, concise and accurate manner to all appropriate stakeholders.
  • Prioritize and coordinate multiple events simultaneously.
  • Ability to balance result with other business considerations.
  • Ethical understanding of patient processes, confidentiality and personal health information (PHI) data management.
  • Remain compliant with company HIPAA annual training.
  • Experience in the acquisition of samples from humans for laboratory testing including finger stick blood sampling, throat, nose, and saliva sampling.
  • Experience labelling specimens for laboratory analysis.

WORKING CONDITIONS

All conditions, skills and abilities listed below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires working outdoors and indoors, and wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for long periods of time.

This position consists of shift work. Typical shifts are 2-5 hours per day, a mixture of day shifts, and/or assignments as required by the our client site.

While performing the duties of this job, the consultant is regularly required to stand for long periods of time.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The consultant will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Pay: $18.00 - $24.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
"Going Beyond THE LIMIT HEALTHY"

Contract Length:

  • 5 - 6 months

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely

Hours per week:

  • Less than 10

Typical start time:

  • 7AM

Typical end time:

  • 12PM

This Job Is:

  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Company's website:

  • www.sequentialhealth.com

Company's Facebook page:

  • NA

Work Remotely:

  • No