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Nurse, Health Screener- Cedar Rapids, IA

Company: Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 10, 2024

Job Description:

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.

  • 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.
    QUALIFICATIONSRequired Work Experience:N/APreferred 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 travelKnowledge:Must be knowledgeable of required regulations and comply with themSkills:
      • 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 ExcelEDUCATION Some College Courses(Required)LICENSECERTIFICATIONS Meet state licensure requirements, if applicable. (Required)

Keywords: Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, Cedar Rapids , Nurse, Health Screener- Cedar Rapids, IA, Healthcare , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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