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Nurse, Health Screener-- Virginia Beach VA


Category Per Diem and On Call Location Virginia Beach, Virginia Job function Operations Job family Per Diem Examiner Shift Day Employee type On Call Work mode Remote The primary responsibility of the Health Screener 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 a health screening, including specimen collection and processing duties following established practices and procedures. This is an independent contractor (1099) position with the possibility of converting to a W2 per diem employee after meeting certain criteria. * Perform biometric screening at client sites including finger stick blood collection, BMI, Blood Pressure and other health screening services based on service package * Performs basic waived testing technical procedures on blood samples and completes required quality control. * Provide exceptional customer service at all 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. QUALIFICATIONS Required Work Experience: N/A Preferred Work Experience: At least 1 year of healthcare experience in a professional setting preferred. 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 Knowledge: Must be knowledgeable of required regulations and comply with them Skills: * 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. * 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 EDUCATION Some College Courses(Required) LICENSECERTIFICATIONS Meet state licensure requirements, if applicable. (Required)

Pay

Average Virginia Staff Position Pay

$33.55/hour

The average salary for a Med Surg is 27% lower than the US average of $43.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.