COVID Clinic Float Resource Professional
Job Details
Entry
Central and Remote - , WA
Full Time
Health Care
Description

Limited Duration: 3-month commitment with the possibility for extension.

Benefits Package Available
Compensation: $17.00 - $21.30 Hourly

As member of the mobile COVID-19 testing team, the Float/Resource Nurse will work with a team of volunteer healthcare professionals at mobile clinics across hot spot counties within Washington and Oregon states to reach high-risk and underserved populations with prompt COVID-19 testing and education. The Float/Resource nurse role will be primarily at drive-through testing sites and will serve as a resource for all Covid-19 clinic positions. The Float/Resource Nurse will fill in as a Testing Nurse, Client Registrar, Patient Service Representative, or other role as assigned in order to ensure that personnel receive adequate breaks and to ensure a steady and consistent clinic flow throughout the shift.

Medical Teams International Calling: 
Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

As COVID-19 Testing Professional

  • Perform anterior nasal testing following current CDC guidelines.
  • Ensure each client receives thorough and culturally appropriate education before and after specimen collection.
  • Ensure strict adherence to Infection, Prevention and Control measures, policies and procedures.
  • Follow strict and meticulous donning and doffing procedures.
  • Ensure proper disposal of waste and biohazard following organization’s policies.

 

As Clinic/Medical Assistant

  • Follow all infection, prevention and control policies and procedures, ensures that no cross contamination occurs during transport of specimens.
  • Assist RN in ensuring contactless handover of specimens/testing kit.
  • Ensure proper disposal of waste and biohazard following organization’s policies.
  • Assist RN in confirming that all lab and specimen labels are printed with the correct patient identifiers.
  • Follow strict and meticulous donning and doffing procedures.

 

As Patient Service Representative

  • Confirm client has completed all essential forms, including ROI when applicable.
  • Enter timely and accurate client demographics into current software system, ensuring data is collected, saved and stored according to current policies and procedures (demographic data, insurance information, etc.).
  • Assist with labeling and preparing of testing kits.
  • Follow all infection, prevention and control policies and procedures, ensures that no cross contamination occurs during transport of specimens.
  • Assist Clinic Manager in ensuring proper disposal of waste (biohazard versus non-biohazard).
  • Assist Clinic Manager with administrative duties as requested, such as printing of essential paperwork.
  • Perform quality checks of documentation after each clinic to ensure all necessary information has been collected and accurately entered.
  • Follow strict and meticulous donning and doffing procedures when necessary.

 

All Roles

  • Assist with clinic set-up, tear-down and sanitation under the supervision of the Clinic Manager.
  • Provide excellent customer service for all clients receiving testing.
  • Able to jump into any clinic role to support staff and volunteers as needed.
  • Ensure the Safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free workplace policies.

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Additional duties as assigned.
Qualifications

EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS                                                                                                                                         

  • Registered Nurse, Medical Doctor, Dentist, Active Medical Assistant (MA), Certified EMT or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                            

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a fast-paced healthcare setting preferred.  Prior experience working as a resource nurse or in a float pool preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES                                                                                                                                                             

  • Familiar with the principles of trauma-informed practice and culturally-responsive care.
  • Understanding of infection, prevention and control measures, policies and processes.
  • Skilled and confident working with electronic health records systems (e.g. ORCA, EPIC, NexGen).
  • Proficiency in a language in addition to English, or bilingual (preferred).
  • Detail-oriented and organized.
  • Ability to rapidly learn new computer programs and technologies.
  • Adaptable and able to work in a fast-paced environment, under changing conditions.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable; ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to embrace and promote Medical Teams International Calling Statement and Core Values.
  • Ability to represent the organization in a professional manner to donors, volunteers, and the public.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate clearly and effectively at all levels, taking into account cultural and language difficulties.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in a stressful and security sensitive environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to work out of schedule when applicable.
  • Ability to travel to various rural locations within Washington State.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS                                                                                                                    

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Requires frequent use of personal computer, including word processing, database programs; calculator, telephone, copy machine, and fax machine.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The physical demands 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.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; climb stairs; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands, and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • There may be a risk of occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM). Hepatitis B vaccination series is required.
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