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COVID Testing RN

Company: National Staffing Solutions
Location: Willits
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

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At National Staffing Solutions, we have the privilege and honor of working with dedicated healthcare professionals that make a positive impact in aiding those needing healthcare services across the U.S. every day. It is our passion, drive and integrity that enables us to continue our focus in assisting remarkable healthcare professionals like yourself in solidifying the best career opportunities available to you.We're currently seeking a COVID Testing RN to join our amazing team.Details of the COVID Testing RN opening:

  • Anticipated start date: ASAP
  • Salary Range: $47/hour
  • Anticipated duration of assignment: 26 weeks
  • Anticipated schedule: FT (Mon-Fri) or PT (Sat-Sun) available
  • Enjoy peace of mind knowing you can elect Day One Medical BenefitsDaily Range of Responsibilities of the COVID Testing RN:The COVID-19 Event RN provides clinically competent delivery of quality medical care services required during COVID-19 testing and vaccine events. The RN is responsible for collecting specimens for COVID-19 testing and ensuring adherence to infection prevention and control policy and procedures by all test sites staff members during COVID-19 testing operations. Serves as the health care professional for the site, advising the Event Operations Administrator (EOA) on operational activities related to specimen collection, storage, and infection prevention and control.
    RNs working at vaccine events as a Vaccination Specialist are responsible for safely and properly administering COVID-19 vaccine to event attendees and for providing proper education about potential adverse reactions. The Vaccination Specialist will also be responsible for proper documentation of all vaccination activities.
    All on-site COVID-19 staff and contractors must be fully vaccinated per CDC guidelines.
    Essential Functions Include:
    This role is patient facing and requires working in a non-traditional clinical setting. It is also customer-facing with high expectations for operational excellence, particularly for maintaining strict infection prevention and control practices. Event sites may be located inside or outside. The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens. Hours may vary based on location, patient volume, and business needs. This list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary

    • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, verbal and written communication skills, in addition to patience and a high-level of customer service to all attendees and fellow staff
    • Always acts professionally with minimal supervision
    • Possesses strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize, solve moderately complex problems while working both independently and collaboratively with others
    • Maintains compliance with Federal, State, and Local regulatory, contractual, and organizational guidelines including HIPAA as outlined in training and policies/procedures, quality assurance and improvement processes
    • Organizes workload, sets priorities, completes assignments in a timely manner and utilizes resources appropriately while complying with organizational standards
    • Dedicated to building rapport with team members, internal and external customers, and management team by demonstrating a strong customer service orientation and a continuous positive image
    • Accountability to be punctual and abide by work schedule

      Event Operations

      • Completes all assigned required clinical training provided, on time and completes competency/proficiency examination, as scheduled
      • Works with Provider Education representatives to ensure proper data reporting as needed and attends clinical meetings
      • Consistently models appropriate donning/ doffing and PPE standards, maintaining social distancing from others on site
      • Monitors/guides site staff and attendee's activities/proximity to ensure maintenance of social distancing in accordance with infection prevention and control policy
      • Assists clinical staff during the vaccination and testing process
      • Greets attendees and assists them in navigating through the event
      • Register's walk-ins and confirms appointments of attendees
      • Assists in the set up and take down of the site
      • Works directly with the EOA and notifies the EOA with any identified issues
      • Provides support in medical response to attendees who have medical needs while on the test site while waiting for emergency response team
      • During downtime, assists with other duties of the site including administrative work
      • Demonstrates agility to step into admin, greeter role at the site when needed or any other duties as directed by the EOA or Leadership
      • Practices within mandated scope of licensure/certification in the state of the event
      • This list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary

        Testing Events

        • Understands that N95 Respirator Fit Testing is required to function at testing events, events in which direct patient care, such as monoclonal antibodies are administered, or other sites as directed
        • Instructs and supervises test attendees during collection to ensure collection of an adequate specimen
        • Ensures identity of test attendee matches test specimen vial
        • Collects COVID-19 specimens and maintains specimens in appropriate storage container until courier collection of specimens, maintaining strict compliance with infection prevention and control processes
        • Answers clinical questions related to COVID-19 asked by test attendees
        • Must be trained and competent in completing, logging, and maintaining the rapid tests per policy
        • Must abide the policy and procedures to compile with all infection control, quality assurance, and lab protocols

          Test to Treatment Events

          • In addition to the Test Event responsibilities, accountable for screening attendees who are symptomatic and positive for COVID-19, for eligibility for antiviral treatment at Test to Treat events
          • Assesses, identifies, and overcomes barriers with eligible attendees for treatment by assisting in obtaining required information from attendee's pharmacy and/or provider to ensure complete history is gathered
          • Initiates/supports the attendee and telehealth provider interaction to determine appropriate attendee treatment
          • Dispenses the antiviral treatment to attendees as ordered by the telehealth provider.
          • Assists attendees to locate and contact alternate treatment sites according to Telehealth provider's directive
          • Ensures complete and timely documentation of eligible attendee's screening/treatment notes

            Vaccine Events

            • Responsible for safe and proper handling and administration of COVID-19 vaccine
            • Adheres to manufacturer guidelines with little to no waste of vaccine
            • Monitors temperature of vaccine hourly, responds to any temperature issues with vaccine on-site and reports any vaccine issues to the EOA immediately
            • Removes vaccine from freezer in a timely fashion to come to room temperature
            • Maintains awareness of Beyond Use Date (BUD) and times and expiration dates of vaccines
            • Prepares, mixes, and dilutes vaccine and appropriately labels drawn doses
            • Inspects vaccine vials and trays for leakage or breakage
            • Monitors the vaccine throughout the operation to ensure correct temperatures are maintained
            • Follows CDC guidance and policies for dry ice safety and handling as well as vaccine dilution, storage, and handling
            • Provides proper receipt, storage, and handling of vaccines to include cold chain management during normal business hours
            • Works directly with the RN Event Oversight Administrator (RNEOA) to ensure there is the right number of vaccines, and that the vaccine is secured with cold chain managed on-site and is managed at the end of the day appropriately for possible transportation to a residence, if needed, for overnight storage. Cold Chain Custody form must be completed for the Off-site Vaccine Supervisor role
            • Work with Provider Education representatives to ensure proper data reporting: Beginning-of-Day Report, End-of-Day Report, Hourly Temp Log, Vaccine Waste Log, Vaccine Inventory Log, and others as needed
            • Ensure an on-site vaccine inventory is maintained (accurately and timely) and is signed off by On-site VS and RNEOA
            • Alert the Command Center a minimum of two weeks prior to Beyond Use Date (BUD) or Expiration Date of vaccine
            • Acts as a vaccinator as needed
            • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of all vaccination activities
            • Follows proper aseptic technique in administering vaccinations
            • Educates patients regarding vaccination process and possible adverse reactions

              Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Events

              • Responsible for safe handling and administration of Monoclonal Antibody Treatment (mAb)
              • Maintains the equipment, supplies, and storage of the mAb inventory onsite
              • Ensures attendee eligibility for mAb administration
              • Skilled at safely establishing, preparing, administering, maintaining, and monitoring intravenous lines/infusions
              • Adheres to gathering baseline vital signs prior to and after mAb administration
              • Accurately and timely documentations of mAb
              • Monitors, identifies, intervenes, and reports adverse reactions related to mAb administration in accordance with policy

                Mental Demands: Reading, writing, attention to detail, confidentiality, problem-solving, ad hoc decision-making skills, math skills, reasoning skills, oral communication, written communication, customer contact, multiple concurrent tasks, stress management skills, interpersonal skills

                Physical Demands: Bending, crouching, kneeling, squatting, lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs., handling (holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with the hand or hands), fingering (picking, pinching, fine manipulation), sitting, standing for long periods of time, and walking. Seeing and hearing alarms and settings during and after business hours and responding according to training and procedures. Setting and resetting devices with small knobs and handles. Working at outdoor events that have the potential of exposure to extreme weather conditions

                • All applicants must be fully vaccinated per the CDC and State guidelines
                  Qualifications for the COVID Testing RN:

                  • Must have a valid and unrestricted professional RN license
                  • Active CPR/BLS certification
                  • Previous experience within the last six months in administering vaccinations if working on vaccination site
                  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
                  • Experience working on a solutions-based team
                  • Excellent social and therapeutic communications skills
                  • Strong knowledge of infection prevention and control measures
                  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills are required
                  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision is required
                  • Strong IV and assessment skills

                    Preferred Qualifications:

                    • Bachelor's degree preferred
                    • 2+ years clinical experience in a health care delivery system
                      Submit your resume to us today for consideration of the COVID Testing RN opening and one of our dedicated recruiters will be in touch within 24 business hours.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: National Staffing Solutions, Santa Rosa , COVID Testing RN, Healthcare , Willits, California

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