COVID Swabber (CNA)

at The Execu | Search Group
Location New York, NY
Date Posted January 9, 2022
Category Default
Job Type Full-time
Contractor

Description

A healthcare network in New York City is currently seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to join their staff as their new COVID Swabber. In this role, the COVID Swabber (CNA) will be responsible for assisting students, teachers, staff, and families with mid-nasal swab collection for COVID-19 RT-PCR and Antigen testing.

Responsibilities:

The COVID Swabber (CNA) will be responsible for:

  • Reading protocols, retaining information, observing, and performing sample collection, rapid antigen testing and rapid PCR testing
  • Communicating results in a timely fashion to patients and the clinical lab team
  • Maintaining the field sites, including setup and takedown of non-permanent supplies and materials
  • Ensuring complete documentation and accurate sample labeling
  • Following SOPs precisely and documenting any deviations or complications with the testing process
  • Following proper CDC and social distancing guidelines: sanitize hands frequently; keeping areas and equipment clean; and proper use of PPE at all times
  • Performing other duties, as needed

Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of experience as a Medical Assistant (MA)
  • Associate's and/or Bachelor's Degree
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Experience with sample collection for clinical testing
  • Experience working with various database and EMR systems
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficient (Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills
  • Patient oriented
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written verbal)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized

Desired Skills:

  • Experience collecting mid-nasal swabs for COVID-19 testing
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