Spec Health Screener - Arlington, VA
Quest Diagnostics Arlington, VA
The primary responsibility of the Health Screener 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 a health screening, including specimen collection and processing duties following established practices and procedures.
Performs basic waived testing technical procedures on blood samples and completes required quality control.
Provide exceptional customer service at all SH 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.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Formal medical education including current appropriate medical certification.
Additional medical certification / licensure as required by state / regulatory requirements.
1 year of healthcare experience in a professional setting.
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.
Ability to provide 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.
Pleasant and friendly, yet professional personality.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Outlook, and Excel.
Tuesday-Thursday preferred, however, all week including some Saturdays.