COVID-19 Screener - Pool/PRN

  • Denver, CO
  • *National Jewish Health - Main Campus
  • Nursing Pool
  • Pool/Per Diem - Day Shift: Monday - Friday
  • Allied Health Care
  • Req #: 13683
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Summary

 

Position Summary
This position is responsible for performing on site COVID-19 tests. This position will administer and perform COVID-19 screening questionnares, swab tests, and/or blood draws for COVID-19 antibody testing.  

Essential Duties

  1. Greets patients in a professional, prompt, courteous, and helpful manner. Utilizes standard procedures for the maintenance of positive patient identification; verifies and records appropriate collection information on laboratory documentation.
  2. Screens individuals by administering COVID-19 questionnaire, witnesses hands free temperature monitoring or conducts temperature screen.
  3. Administers and interprets individuals termperature using infrared thermometers.
  4. Adminsiters nasal or nasopharyngeal swab on patients.
  5. May perform blood draws on patients for COVID-19 antibody testing.
  6. Prepares, processes, labels and stores patient specimens and samples according to departmental procedures using standard techniques and equipment

Other Duties
None

Competencies

  1. Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health.
  2. Attention to Detail: Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time. Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  3. Collaboration/Teamwork: Cooperates with others to accomplish common goals; works with employees within and across his/her department to achieve shared goals; treats others with dignity and respect and maintains a friendly demeanor; values the contributions of others.
  4. Patient Relations: Meeting patient and patient family needs; taking responsibility for a patient’s safety, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes; using appropriate interpersonal techniques to resolve difficult patient situations and regain patient confidence.

Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility
None

Travel
None

Core Values

  1. Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
  2. Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
  3. Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
  4. Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
  5. Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
  6. Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures. 
  7. Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
  8. Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  2. Work Experience: One year healthcare experience as a Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist, or EMT preferred. 
  3. Special Training, Certification or Licensure: Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program, or current Phlebotomy Certification, or NREMT certification preferred. CPR/BLS required.

 

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