COMMUNITY HEALTH TECHNICIAN

Job Locations US-AK-Hoonah
Job ID
2022-6417
Category
PRIMARY CARE CLINICS
Type
Temporary Full-Time - A7

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:

Takes direction to ensure 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.   

 

Responsibilities:

Key Essential Functions and Accountabilities of the Job 

  • Facilitates the collection, processing and transportation of COVID-19 test specimens 
  • Provides tester with a self-swab kit, instruct as needed, and collect the test kit.  
  • Follows departmental policies to correctly identify the patient before any specimen is obtained 
  • Properly labels and documents the specimens and prepare for shipment 
  • Demonstrates outstanding customer service and compassion when interacting with others 
  • Communicates with, understands, and reacts effectively to a diverse population 
  • Follows HIPAA and SEARHC privacy requirement for confidentiality 

Qualifications:

Education, Certifications, and Licenses Required 

  • 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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