LPN/RN - Onsite COVID Testing Nurse at Montrose Environmental Group Inc.

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas





Job Description:

The Onsite COVID Testing Nurse position consists of Licensed Practical Nurses and Registered Nurses who conduct COVID-19 PCR tests in a safe manner on clients at our test sites. Candidate must be able to work quickly and safely, providing a positive experience for customers while producing a good sample for testing. Swabber may occasionally be asked to intake patient questions, assist with result communication, and respond as necessary. Swabber may assist with the sample delivery to a local lab as well. Swabbers are provided with and expected to wear the proper PPE. Effective, collaborative communication is a must. Swabbers will be supported by a large team and will work under the guidance of the Site Manager.


Vaccination against Covid-19 is strongly preferred. All employees will be subject to policies and procedures of the Company that may be dependent on vaccination status.



Job Type: Part-time/Temporary


This is a temporary position and as such does not offer benefits.



ACTIVITIES/TASKS/SCOPE OF WORK



  • Conduct COVID-19 PCR swabs on patients.


  • Ensure all information is properly documented with accurate patient information.


  • Provide top care during interaction and provide advice as able and/or redirect to the CDC site.


  • Perform routine procedures and fill in patients charts as applicable.


  • Maintain excellent hygiene and safety (decontaminating equipment, sanitizing surfaces, preparing beds etc.).


  • Process tests in a timely, safe, and accurate manner and deliver or coordinate delivery with runner and lab assistant to ensure test is delivered for processing.


  • Provide instant medical care in emergencies.


  • Assist fellow team members as needed.


  • May be asked to supervise and support other members of the team.


  • Foster a supportive and compassionate environment in high-stress testing environment.


  • Comply with all patient privacy and information protection requirements.


  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • NOTE: Testing may be conducted at vehicle; must be able to work in varying climates and communicate effectively with patients in such settings.



Requirements




EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:



  • LPN or RN in a nursing or health-related field with Registered Nurse certification


  • 1+ year of experience applying LPN or RN education occupationally.


  • Licensed as per state requirements or have a multi-state license under the requirements of the NLC (Nursing Licensure Compact) - copy of credentials required


  • Excellent knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures


  • Knowledge of COVID-19 virus, testing methods, and care


  • A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills



PROFESSIONAL SKILLS/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS



  • State-issued license/certification at appropriate training level


  • Responsible for maintaining individual certifications as required by job function or by law and provide verification and recertification upon request


  • Completion of job-specific OSHA training and requirements


  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety guidelines and procedures (sanitation, decontamination, etc.) and commitment to follow them at all times


  • RN - Bachelor's degree (preferred) in a nursing or health-related field with Registered Nurse certification


  • Excellent knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures


  • Knowledge of COVID-19 virus, testing methods, and care


  • A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and meet conflicting deadlines


  • Possess excellent problem-solving skills along with careful attention to details


  • Possess high degree of personal initiative and responsibility for assigned tasks


  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and meet conflicting deadlines


  • Able to solve problems creatively


  • Able to balance working collaboratively with working independently


  • Patient with excellent problem-solving skills


  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language


  • Bilingual in English and/or Arabic, Swahili, or French is a plus


  • Able to work overtime and weekends, as well as rotational shifts including overnight, and 12 to 24 hours shifts


  • Possess a valid, unrestricted driver's license



PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT



The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Sitting, standing, and walking


  • Infrequently lifting to 25 pounds


  • Infrequent overhead lifting of up to 10 pounds


  • Bending, climbing, and stooping


  • Long hours involving overtime and weekends as necessary


  • Keyboarding/typing


  • Ability to read effectively from a computer screen, sampling device and/or a paper copy


  • Ability to handle a large volume of work and perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Works in an office and / or school environment



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