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Per Diem Nurse, Health Screener - Minneapolis MN in Minneapolis, MN at Quest Diagnostics Health & Wellness

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/10/2018

Job Description

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.

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