Responsibilities and Duties
- Use technology applications to confirm patient identity, enter demographic info into computer and assign label to specimen container.
- Observe and direct specimen collection via nasal and nasopharyngeal swab.
- Proper handling of testing materials and packing them for transport according to guidelines issued by the receiving laboratory.
- Daily cleaning/disinfecting of work area and supplies.
- Contacting patients with test results.
- Qualified candidates may be asked to perform specimen collection via nasal and nasopharyngeal swab without injury or complication to patients of all ages, including children.
- Ability to learn the procedure (nasal swab and nasopharyngeal swab) for obtaining patient samples and using that skill with minimal supervision (training provided).
- Ability to work 8 and/or 12 hour shifts per week consistently, including some evenings.
- Must be reliable and dependable.
- Display compassionate, ethical, and professional demeanor.
- Ability to understand and follow written guidelines.
- Knowledge of computer equipment used such as laptops and label makers for patient information and specimen labeling.
- Ability to meet all safety and regulatory requirements (training provided).
- Must be able to function while wearing PPE (PPE will be provided).
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
- Must have Connecticut LPN license.
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How to Apply
Southwest Community Health Center