Quest Diagnostics Per Diem Nurse, Health Screener - Waltham, MA in Waltham, Massachusetts

Per Diem Nurse, Health Screener - Waltham, MA

Basic Purpose:

The primary responsibility of the Per Diem Health Screener, Nurse is to provide coverage in the field ensuring that health screenings are completed accurately and on time. Maintain a safe and professional environment for clients and employees; perform with confidence all aspects of health screenings, including specimen collection and processing duties following established practices and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform biometric health screenings including blood draws with finger stick method

  • Perform basic waived testing technical procedures on blood samples and completes required quality control.

  • Provide exceptional customer service at all clinics and health screenings.

  • Maintains accurate, complete, and legible records.

  • Participates in training/retraining and continuing education programs as necessary.

  • Complies with all designated safety policies and procedures in the work area, including the use of applicable protective equipment when necessary to prevent exposure to potentially infectious agents.

  • Understands and complies with applicable federal, state and local laws. Adheres to quality assurance procedures and good manufacturing practices.

  • Maintain all HIPAA and OSHA standards while on events.

  • Performs other related duties as necessary.

Supervision Exercised:N/A

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

  • Formal medical education including current appropriate medical certification (RN, BSN, NP)

  • Current nursing license

  • Additional medical certification / licensure as required by state / regulatory requirements.

Work Experience:

  • At least 1 year of healthcare experience in a professional setting.

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Lift light to moderately heavy objects. The normal performance of duties may require lifting and carrying objects. Objects in the weight range of 1 to 15 pounds are lifted and carried frequently; objects in the weight range of 16 to 40 pounds may be lifted and carried occasionally. Objects exceeding 41 pounds are not to be lifted or carried without assistance.

  • Requires use of phone and PC.

  • Fine dexterity with hands/steadiness.

  • Handling stress & emotions,

  • Concentrating on tasks

  • Making decisions,

  • Adjusting to change,

  • Examining/observing details

  • Sitting or standing for long periods at a time

  • Position requires travel.

Other:

  • Proficient with finger sticks and manual blood pressure.

  • Ability to understand and perform complex procedures and techniques and work with complex instrumentation (Cholestech and/ or Cardio Check experience preferred).

  • Skills required for proper specimen and reagent handling, labeling, processing, preparation, transportation and storage necessary.

  • Must be knowledgeable of required regulations and comply with them.

  • Excellent customer service internally and externally.

  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to read, understand and follow detailed procedures.

  • Basic computer skills necessary including access to internet / email.

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Outlook, and Excel.

Tuesday-Thursday; However all week including some Saturdays​

All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.