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Covid Specimen Collector (PT)

Company: Ohm Sys., Inc.
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Title: Covid Specimen Collector (Parttime, flexible hours)Our company is seeking individuals currently in or interested in entering the healthcare field to perform Covid-19 contact tracing and/or collector. Under the general supervision of the Site Manager, the nasal collector will provide service to patients, maintain their facility, and follow directives.Types of collections may include a Nasopharyngeal swab, Oropharyngeal swab, Mid-turbinate swab, or anterior nasal swab. All Bio-reference policies will be followed for Privacy and OSHA for safety in the work environment.The collector may also take patient and donor information, record documentation, and store samples as required.Essential Duties Summary:Assemble and set up medical instruments (testing kits).Properly explains in a clear but courteous manner the process of the swabbing.Collects swabs for professional clientele.Collects and stores specimens according to established procedures.Verifies patient identification verifies all tests ordered and completes all required demographic data and requisitions.Contacts client to retrieve any missing data including tracing.Records (performs) daily temperatures, decontamination, and performs all other necessary documentation requirements.Maintains a clean & safe work environment.Wears appropriate PPE, approved scrubs, and appropriate footwear during specimen collection/processing.Understands compliance protocols and (PHI/HIPAA).Complies with OSH and DEP regulations regarding barrier protection, sharps disposal, hazardous waste disposal (retaining manifests), and proper specimen pletes annual training and completes continuing education training.Notifies their Site Manager of any incidents or issues immediately.Understands patient adverse reactions protocols.Follows proper incident procedures in the event of an accident, specimen breakage, specimen spill, and patient injury.Other duties as assigned.Education:High school or equivalent.Lab assistant training, medical assistant training, or similar formal clinical education.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Swab testing.Specimen Collection/Processing.Personal Protective Equipment.HIPAA.Knowledge of basic office and financial processes and procedures.Skills:Detail-oriented.Customer Service/Communication Skills verbal and written.Data Entry.Clinical Laboratory Experience.Work ExperienceLaboratory or Medical Field Experience: 1-3 years (preferred).Working/Environmental Conditions.COVID -19 Precaution(s):Personal protective equipment provided or requiredTemperature screenings.Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in placeAbility to lift 20 pounds.Frequent contact with water (hand washing and cleaning), biohazardous body fluids, and hazardous chemicals.Physical activities include frequent walking, sitting, bending, lifting, stooping, kneeling, reaching, twisting, squatting, or standing in one location much of the time.Use of a video display terminal.About Ohm Sys., Inc.:Ohm Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce (EEO/AA-M/F/V/H).The company was incorporated in 1998 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. We provide information technology staffing and consulting services to all levels of government and commercial clients. We have built our success by developing a deep understanding of each client's technical and managerial requirements through a focused and rigorous analysis methodology. We tailor our project management approach to meet the quality, delivery, and cost priorities you define.

Keywords: Ohm Sys., Inc., Jersey City , Covid Specimen Collector (PT), Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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