Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. This is a time-limited position.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Employee Health. The position is located at both the Medical School & Danforth campuses.
The Manager Occupational Health, COVID-19 Screening, is responsible for coordinating the testing of employees, campus visitors and students through both the on-site screening and testing areas on both Danforth and Medical School campuses; serves as a clinical resource for both of these areas. Manages the Danforth testing site and the Medical School screening sites.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for managing both the Danforth COVID-19 Testing site and the Medical School Screening programs.
Manages test site associated logistics, including but not limited to, the ordering of testing supplies and personal protective equipment. Arranges for laboratory carrier services and test site cleaning where necessary.
Provides oversite to ensure that established testing and screening site protocols are followed including, but not limited to, those associated with biohazard containment, infection control and those associated with the appropriate physical distancing of patients.
Sets staffing rosters for Danforth testing site and ensures that adequate staffing coverage of both testing and screening sites is maintained.
Trouble shoots on-site issues and creatively solves problems based on a knowledge of testing protocols and infection control.
Provides on-site oversight for non-Occupational Health RNs assigned to testing site in order to ensure that protocols are followed and the efficient and safe testing location operation of the testing site location
Works collaboratively with various departments to ensure compliance with current safety and security guidelines.
Follows infection prevention and control guidelines when handling equipment and supplies.� Maintains and communicates supply needs as directed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program with two years of nursing experience.
Currently licensed in the state of Illinois and/or Missouri RN licensure, as applicable to work location in accordance with the Compact Act; Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
Background in infection control and infectious disease.
Working knowledge of techniques and methodologies used in developing, coordinating, and managing clinical research projects with working knowledge of database management, spreadsheet, and statistical analysis software.
Demonstrated effective verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills.
Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
Demonstrated effective customer service skills.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
The hiring range for this position is $48,880 - $68,369 annually.
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