COVID Swabber

at Atrium Staffing
Published January 7, 2022
Location New York, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Our client, a large governmental health organization, is hiring multiple COVID Swabbers to meet the increasing demand of the coronavirus pandemic. Swabbers will be expected to collect samples using nasal swabs while maintaining professional and compassionate patient care standards. Work site locations will depend on candidate’s commute. The chosen candidate will work full time hours on this long-term assignment with competitive pay.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$20 – $22/hr

Position Overview:

The COVID Swabber will be expected to perform high-volume testing on patients (up to 150 per day). PPE will be provided. Medical Assistant and/or Phlebotomist certifications are a huge plus, but not required for some testing sites. This COVID Swabber position, some experience within a healthcare setting required, and training will be provided as needed.

Responsibilities of the COVID Swabber:

  • Perform high volume COVID testing using nasal swabs
  • Check in patients on tablets
  • Process insurance information as needed
  • Process patients quickly and efficiently to keep up with demand
  • Work independently and problem solve when issues arise

Qualifications for the COVID Swabber:

  • Should have Medical Assistant and/or Phlebotomist certification (a plus, but not required)
  • Solid knowledge of healthcare and medical terminology
  • Strong inclination for compassionate patient care and a positive attitude
  • Healthcare experience in some capacity is required
  • COVID vaccinated and willingness to complete required medical screening before start date

Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED is required


  • Atrium Care package available, upon eligibility

As a woman owned firm, we value diversity. We are on equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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