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Medical University of South Carolina MUHA AI35 - COVID19 Collection Clinician - part-time 20/wk in Charleston, South Carolina

Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week: 20

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Days

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly

Job Summary/Purpose : Testing patients throughout the state of South Carolina for COVID-19. The COVID-19 Testing Clinician reports to the Staffing Coordinator Under the direct supervision of the COVID-19 Testing Site lead, the COVID-19 Testing Clinician performs multi-skilled activities to support the safe and efficient testing of patients for COVID-19. The COVID-19 Testing Clinician is expected to perform nasopharyngeal (PCR) swabbing, nasal swabbing, blood draws for antibody testing, antigen testing, and other testing methodologies as directed. Additional non-clinical roles of which are pertinent to successful testing site operations may be assigned (e.g. traffic directing, patient registration, etc.) The COVID-19 Testing Clinician will be provided with all appropriate training and safety protocols.

Minimum Training and Education: High school diploma or equivalent and meet the requirements for one or more of the following:

•Patient Care Technician

•Certified Medical Assistant: Certified through the American Medical Technologist (AMT) or American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

•Certified Nursing Assistant

•Licensed Practical Nurse

•Registered Nurse

•EMT Certification

•Paramedic Certification

•Nursing Student: Currently enrolled in an accredited institution with the completion of nursing fundamentals course

Basic computer skills required. Possess ability to understand and implement a variety of detailed instructions in the execution of therapeutic procedures and ability to make accurate physical observation of patients. Employee must possess considerable knowledge of basic medical terminology and human anatomy; ability to understand and implement a variety of detailed instructions in the execution of complex therapeutic procedures; and ability to make accurate physical observation of patients. Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Additional Requirements (Specific to COVID-19):

•While wearing all necessary PPE for safety, the COVID-19 Testing Clinician must be willing to test and interact with potentially COVID-positive patients.

•Willingness to abide by all MUSC PPE and safety protocols

•Must be able to wear an N-95 mask for periods possibly exceeding two hours

•Must be willing to commute distances up to or exceeding two hours – with a hotel and mileage reimbursement provided when applicable

•Must be willing to work outdoors in varying weather conditions

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:

Active SC (compact state) license/Certification/Registration:

•Patient Care Technician

•Certified Medical Assistant: Certified through the American Medical Technologist (AMT) or American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

•Certified Nursing Assistant

•Licensed Practical Nurse

•Registered Nurse

•EMT Certification

•Paramedic Certification

•Nursing Student: Currently enrolled in an accredited institution with the completion of nursing fundamentals course

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Frequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work below ground. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to crawl while performing job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Infrequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry objects to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 50 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 50 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects to 30 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex free environment. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) Ability to work in dusty areas. (Frequent) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)

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