Per Diem Spec Health Screener - Arlington, VA

Quest Diagnostics Falls Church, VA

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

  • Provide exceptional customer service at all SH 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.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Formal medical education including current appropriate medical certification.

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

  • 1 year of healthcare experience in a professional setting.

  • 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.

  • Ability to provide 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.

  • Pleasant and friendly, yet professional personality.

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

  • Tuesday-Thursday preferred, however, all week including some Saturdays.


 

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