Employment

*** Screener/Swabber (Temporary- Fulltime) ***

Posted: October 28, 2021

Description

POSITION SUMMARY: This person will be responsible for screening patients and visitors at the day surgery entrance. Screener/Swabber will greet patients and visitors prior to entering the hospital (day surgery entrance) to help determine their needs and purpose for their visit. Assess for Covid signs and symptoms, take temperatures and make sure everyone is appropialtely wearing a hospital grade mask. They will perform necessary pre op covid swabs and will be responsible for transporting the covid tests to the lab and following up on results. The screener will communicate effectively with the ASCU/PACU (recovery room) nurses and schedule coordinator with patient arrivals and status of covid pre op tests. They will help answer patient and visitor questions/presctiption hand offs. Screeners/Swabbers will help direct patients and visitors to the right locations while minimizing traffic within the hospital and handling visitors. Responsible for assisting with OR turnovers and other department responsibilities as needed. Will assist screening/swabbing in other areas of the hospital if need arises. 

Schedule: TEMPORARY 2 SHIFTS
Contact: Vanessa Garcia
Phone: 575-751-5731
Email: vgarcia@taoshospital.org

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Medical Assistant preferred but not required
  • CNA preferred but not required
  • EMT preferred but not required