Temporary COVID Testing and Vaccine Site Patient Care Associate

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Feb 02, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Temporary COVID Testing and Vaccine Site Patient Care Associate

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The COVID Testing and Vaccine Site Patient Care Associate will be the first point of contact for all students, faculty, and staff being tested, as well as vaccinated for COVID-19. Under the guidance of a Supervisor, the Patient Care Associate will be responsible for greeting and screening Northeastern community members. Successful candidates must be customer-service focused and be comfortable working in a healthcare setting. The University plans to administer tests to approximately 2,500-5,000 students, faculty, and staff on a daily basis in order to promote rigorous health and safety guidelines across campus. The campus will also be vaccinating students, faculty, and staff.

This is a temporary position. Testing and vaccination sites will be open 7 days week. Must have flexible schedule.

Responsibilities:
  • Greet all Northeastern community members entering the testing and vaccination site
  • Manage the waiting area
  • Check-in all participants
  • Clearly usher participants to the swab/vaccine station
  • Stock swabbing stations and bring specimens to the manifest station
  • Prepare specimens for laboratory testing
  • Provide screenings to all patients, using established questionnaire
  • Must adhere to HIPAA and OSHA regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 1 year work experience in a customer-centric role
  • Proficient in English
  • Team player who consistently provides excellent customer service
  • Reliable and able to work in a fast-paced, potentially stressful environment while exhibiting strong communication skills including listening and empathy
  • Demonstrated record of consistent professional performance, including punctuality, appropriate behavior, respectful treatment of patients and colleagues and compliance with confidentiality laws and policies
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time

Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.


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