COMMUNITY COVID-19 TECHNICIAN

Job Locations US-AK-Angoon
Job ID
2020-4565
Category
PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT
Type
Temporary Full-Time

About Us:

 

SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.

 

Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

Job Overview:

Under supervisor of the COVID-19 Coordinator, take direction to ensure weekend parking lot testing to community.  This position will require that the employee be able work outside and be briefly exposed to outside elements.  Must be able to walk quickly, potentially on uneven surfaces.  This position is a temporary position, approximately 6 months in duration.  Work will be on weekends, for a total of 12-16 hours per weekend.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the collection, processing and transportation of COVID-19 test specimens
  • Provide tester with a self-swab kit, instruct as needed, and collect the test kit.
  • Follow departmental policies to correctly identify the patient before any specimen is obtained
  • Properly label and document the specimens and prepare for shipment
  • Demonstrate outstanding customer service and compassion when interacting with others
  • Communicate with, understand, and react effectively to a diverse population.
  • Follow HIPAA and SEARHC privacy requirement for confidentiality

Qualifications:

Baseline Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Reliable with a strong work ethic
  • Attention to detail
  • Fast paced working environment
  • Must be able to walk quickly, carry at least 15 pounds, and comfortable working at outside testing locations.
  • Verifiable track-record of providing excellent customer service
  • Fast and accurate data entry is required
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with accuracy, credibility and confidence
  • Follow all HIPAA and SEARHC privacy requirements for confidentiality

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