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Sample Collector RN/LPN/CMA/CNA/MT

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Springfield, MA
Description: Our client is currently seeking multiple Sample Collectors (can be RNs/LPNs/CMAs/CNAs/MTs)
in Springfield, MA for the local school district's COVID testing program!
Type: Contract - duration of the school year and on

ONSITE: Springfield School District (will float between 5 schools)

Hours: *30-35 hours a week guaranteed**
Compensation: Competitive!
Description: - CAN BE A RN/LPN/CMA/CNA/MT: Will work as a sample collector with a team deployed in MA public schools for pool testing programs. Person(s) overseeing the collection of swab samples in the case where participants are unable to self-collect (principally kindergarten, 1st grade, and special needs kids). Collector is likely to be a school nurse or subcontractor medical technician contractor. Performs and reports sample collection in a manner to promote the efficient operation of the laboratory and effective testing program. Supports training new employees in procedures and policies when required and participates in team meetings.
Key Responsibilities: - RN/LPN/CMA/MTs/CNAs Preferred. - -Organizing and sanitizing space in preparation for collection and testing; -Receiving and cataloging medical samples for testing, with attention to organizational systems and privacy and safety regulations; -Administering sample collections; -Preparing specimens for testing, if required; -Quality Control on samples collected, being responsible for proper sample collections by students, faculty and administration staff; -Assist participants unable to provide samples on their own; -Assist staff in sample collections, when required; -Registering collection tubes in an online portal and recording names of pool participants; and -Reports to Program Testing Coordinator. Shallow nose swab sample collecting procedure: The testing protocol uses a simple shallow nose swab sample collection method. It is a simple procedure as outlined here [link to broad instructions].
Qualifications -Two-year associate degree or a certificate from an accredited community college or university; -Registration/certification as RN/LPN/CMA/CNA, MT or MLS (ASCP) or equivalent, AMT or HEW highly preferable at time of hire; -Prior work experience in public schools or healthcare systems a plus, but not required; -Proven experience in health care or outpatient sample collections or similar role; -Prior experience of working with young children in day care, healthcare settings a plus; -Comfortable working in schools and public health; -Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and -CORI background checks will be required.

All qualified and interested candidates please send an updated resume to mhennessey@judge.com for immediate consideration.
Contact: mhennessey@judge.com
This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at www.judge.com

Keywords: The Judge Group, Springfield , Sample Collector RN/LPN/CMA/CNA/MT, Healthcare , Springfield, Massachusetts

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