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Clinical Support Specialist - Nursing Assistant - Medical Assistant - Lab Tech - COVID Initiatives - Greenville, NC

Job ID: 947454
Facility: Vidant Health
Location: Greenville, NC
Reg/Temp: Temporary
Date Posted: Dec 31, 2020

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

Position Summary

Primary duties will be related to community COVID initiatives both within and external of the organization. Responsible for creating the first impression of the organization's services to patients and families and other external customers.

Work in a COVID related role within the Vidant Health System, in varying settings that may include regional medical clinic settings, office environments, mobile testing sites, laboratory settings, and/or hospital settings. Support Vidant’s mission to meet the needs of region wide communities in response to the COVID pandemic, related resources, testing initiatives, treatment options, and vaccination initiatives.

Duties will vary dependent upon related work assignment and my incluide:

Prepare patient specimens as required for laboratory testing, perform laboratory tests, and monitor test results to assure test quality and validity. Communicate results in a timely manner. Maintain properly documented records of activities and via established medical record guidelines. Clean and maintain laboratory equipment and environment. Performs other duties as assigned. Administer and read the temperatures by the infrared thermometers and screen individuals through the use of a health questionnaire.

Duties will vary dependant upon job assignment:

  • Perform COVID-19 PCR specimen collections according to established guidelines
  • Provide general health and safety guidance
  • Provide test outcome notifications within scope of practice
  • Administer and read the temperature of individuals by utilizing infrared thermometers according to manufacturer instructions and CDC guidelines
  • Screen individuals through the use of a health questionnaire
  • Establish the screening lanes as needed to maintain the 6 feet social distancing guidelines between lanes and individuals waiting to be screened
  • Report cases of both positive and negative screening results according to established protocols while maintaining confidentiality
  • Preserve all daily assigned equipment in functional and presentable condition
  • Provide exemplary customer service to all individuals processed through the health screening protocols
  • Scanning collected swabs, packing list coordination, and shipment preparation
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent (or greater)
    • General healthcare experience considered
    • Phlebotomy experience consitered
  • Additional requirements listed below for specified positions:
    • Medical Lab Technician/Technologist - Related college degree
    • Laboratory Technician/Assistant - 1 year of formal training or education in the Medical or Computer Science field
    • Certified Nursing Assistant - AHA BLS, NA I or NA I/NA II program completed with active state licensure
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities required:
    • Ability to work in varying environmental conditions and weather variations
    • Work independently with minimal direct supervision
    • Run or move quickly during the course of a shift
    • Stand at a post for an extended period of time without sitting
    • Read and comprehend signage text, computer screens, and mobile device screens
    • Operate a Thermal/Handheld scanner
    • Provide private screening communications in accordance to HIPPA guidelines
    • NC driver’s license if required for position job responsibilities

Other Information

  • Multiple positions in several position function available
  • Part and Full Time positions available.

Nursing Assistants

Medical Assistants

Lab Techs


General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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