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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



+ 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.


+ 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.