COVID Clinic Testing Professional
Job Details
Experienced
Central and Remote - , WA
Full Time
Health Care
Description

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

Benefits Package Available
Compensation: $18.70 - $23.40 Hourly

JOB SUMMARY                                                                                                                                                                                                          

As member of the mobile COVID-19 testing team, the Testing Professional 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 RN will perform anterior nasal testing for COVID-19 and will provide tailored education to clients on safety and hygiene practices to reduce COVID transmission, and address needs for follow-up and referral to community services. The nurse will adhere to current guidelines and best practices for COVID-19 testing, PPE usage and hygiene protocols.

Medical Teams International Calling: 

Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                                                                                           

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • 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, ensures no cross contamination occurs.
  • Follow strict and meticulous donning and doffing procedures.
  • Ensure proper disposal of waste and biohazard following organization’s policies.
  • 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.
  • Support 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                                                                                                                            

  • Per Washington State Department of Health, the following licensed health care providers are authorized  under Washington law to administer COVID-19 tests by collecting nasal swab specimens:
    • ARNP, Dentist, EMS Provider, Certified Home Care Aide, Registered or Certified Medical Assistant, Naturopathic Physician, Licensed Practical Nurse , Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Pharmacist, Medical Doctor, Physicians Assistant, Respiratory Therapist. 

EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                                                               

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a fast-paced healthcare setting preferred but not required.

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.
  • 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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