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Testing Coordinator

Company: Sava Senior Care
Location: Tarboro
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY

Represents the company in a positive and professional manner while managing the processes associated with COVID-19 testing under the supervisor of the Infection Preventionist and/or Director of Nursing.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supports the overall functioning of the center's COVID-19 testing process to ensure the successful preparation, testing and tracking of staff and resident related to COVID-19.
  • Monitors the county positivity rate for the center and reports updates to the Infection Preventionist (IP) or Director of Nursing (DON).
  • Ensures staff testing schedules are displayed in predefined locations.
  • Ensures the testing area is equipped and ready for testing of staff and/or residents (hand hygiene stations, PPE, blank laboratory requisition forms, testing swabs and packaging are available) at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the testing schedule.
  • Ensures the completion of laboratory requisition forms for staff and/or residents.
  • Facilitates the shipping and handling of packaged laboratory samples.
  • Monitors the COVID-19 laboratory results for staff and residents and reports all results to the IP or DON.
  • Updates the COVID-19 tracking tool for routine, symptomatic and outbreak status information for staff and/or residents.
  • May perform sample collection (PCR) and/or antigen testing if allowed per individual state practice acts.
  • Additional duties as determined by the center to support COVID-19 testing.

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Exceptional customer service skills and telephone etiquette.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

N.A.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT

Working in normal office environment, employee may be required to sit, bend, stoop, use keyboard, see, talk and hear. May occasionally lift objects of 10 to 25 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Sava Senior Care, Greenville , Testing Coordinator, Other , Tarboro, North Carolina

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