Per Diem Nurse, Health Screener -Lincoln NE

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated Lincoln, NE
Per Diem Nurse, Health Screener -Lincoln NE

THIS IS A PER DIEM POSITION-- NOT FULL OR PART TIME

Schedule: Tuesday-Thursday preferred, however, all week including some Saturdays.

Basic Purpose:

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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Perform biometric screening at client sites including finger stick blood collection, BMI, Blood Pressure and other health screening services based on service package

* Performs basic waived testing technical procedures on blood samples and completes required quality control.

* Provide exceptional customer service at all 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.

Supervision Exercised: N/A

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

Formal medical education including current appropriate medical certification (RN, BSN, NP)

Current nursing license

Additional medical certification / licensure as required by state / regulatory requirements.

Work Experience:

At least 1 year of healthcare experience in a professional setting.

Other:

* Proficient with finger sticks, venipuncture 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.

* 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.

* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Outlook, and Excel.

Physical and Mental Requirements:

* Lift light to moderately heavy objects. The normal performance of duties may require lifting and carrying objects. Objects in the weight range of 1 to 15 pounds are lifted and carried frequently; objects in the weight range of 16 to 40 pounds may be lifted and carried occasionally. Objects exceeding 41 pounds are not to be lifted or carried without assistance.

* Requires use of phone and PC.

* Fine dexterity with hands/steadiness.

* Handling stress & emotions,

* Concentrating on tasks

* Making decisions,

* Adjusting to change,

* Examining/observing details

* Sitting or standing for long periods at a time

* Position requires travel.

Physical and Mental Requirements:

* Perform job duties with frequent interruptions or distractions

* Adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate.

* Ability to interact professionally with colleagues and/or customers for different purposes in different contexts.

* Maintain composure under pressure

* Performs a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another

* Ability to comprehend and follow verbal or written instructions

* Using effective verbal communication

* Using effective written communication

* Concentrate on tasks

* Ability to making decisions

* Examine/observe details

All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

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