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Job ID: 949760
Facility: Vidant Beaufort Hospital
Location: Washington, NC
Date Posted: May 15, 2021
About Vidant Beaufort Hospital
Vidant Beaufort Hospital, located in Washington, North Carolina, is a 142-bed not-for-profit hospital offering acute care services and a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services in the region. Progressive healthcare facilities combined with personal, hometown compassionate care ensure that patients in Beaufort and surrounding counties have access to an exceptional level of care. The hospital provides access to advanced treatments and technology in the areas of general surgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, and rheumatology. Vidant Beaufort offers a full array of state-of-the-art diagnostic testing.
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.
Primary essential job functions will be related to COVID initiatives.
The most significant duties and essential job functions have been included in this description. The content is intended to describe the general nature and level of work associated with the position. The content does not reflect a list of all duties, essential job functions, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions associated with the position.
Duties may vary dependent upon related work assignment:
Collect and 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.
Perform COVID-19 specimen collections according to established guidelines.
Provide general health and safety guidance.
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 6ft 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.
Other duties and essential job functions may be assigned as necessary. The organization reserves the right to modify this job description as needed to accurately reflect the duties and essential job functions assigned.
High School diploma or equivalent (or greater) is preferred.
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 HIPAA guidelines NC driver's license if required for position job responsibilities
Additional requirements are listed below if hired for specific roles listed:
Laboratory Technician/Assistant - 1 year of formal training or 1 year of 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
Ambulatory Care Tech - Must have High School Diploma or equivalent, successful completion of EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate, or EMT Paramedic program in the state of North Carolina, and carrying a current certification
The most significant duties and essential job functions have been included in this description. The content is intended to describe the general nature and level of work associated with the position. The content does not reflect a list of all duties, essential job functions, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions associated with the position. Other duties and essential job functions may be assigned as necessary. The organization reserves the right to modify this job description as needed to accurately reflect the duties and essential job functions assigned.
The required physical demands and description of the associated essential functions are available via https://www.jobable.net. The username is Vidant and the password is Health123!. There are options to search by keywords using the job code or job title.