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Per Diem Nurse, Health Screener - Prestonsburg, KY

Per Diem Nurse, Health Screener - Prestonsburg, KY



Work Schedule Tuesday-Thursday preferred, however, all week including some Saturdays.





Basic Purpose:


The primary responsibility of the Per Diem Health Screener, Nurse 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 health screenings, including specimen collection and processing duties following established practices and procedures.





Duties and Responsibilities:



+ Perform biometric health screenings including blood draws with finger stick method


+ Perform basic waived testing technical procedures on blood samples and completes required quality control.


+ Provide exceptional customer service at all clinics and 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.






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.






Other:



+ Proficient with finger sticks 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.




All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.


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