Join M Health Fairview primary care in a specimen collection/swabber position! Background for this role includes CMA, EMT, CA, LPN or RN education/certification.This is a benefit eligible, temporary 8-12 month role.
Swabbers: directly swabs patients with NP (nasopharyngeal swab).
Swab support: Assists with specimen swab, medium, swab labeling, and biohazard bagging. Both roles responsible for appropriate PPE use, hand hygiene, testing site disinfecting, and social distancing
Both roles require technical healthcare experience in some capacity. CMA, EMT, CA, LPN, RN may be trained for these roles.
Schedule, M-F 8:30-5pm
Every third Saturday/Sunday8:30-5pm
Swabbers directly test patients either in enclosed booth or open booth testing centers. Responsible for strict adherence to direct patient contact protocols.
Ensures patient identification accuracy before testing.
Explains testing procedure to patient.
Responsible for collection of specimens without contamination.
Directs patients on appropriate hand hygiene and masking during protocols
Remains in clean area of testing booth.
Maintain social distance from patient and coordinates collection of testing specimen.
Ensures labeling accuracy.
Directs patients on hand hygiene and masking protocols.
Prepares specimen for submission.
Completion of CMA, EMT, CA, LPN or RN program.
Experience in technical healthcare role (CMA, CA, LPN, RN) for swabbing
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.