COVID Team RN

7 days left

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Nov 13, 2021
Closes
Dec 06, 2021
Ref
STF10623
Function
Nurse
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
COVID Team RN

The George Mason University, Student Health Services department invites applications for a COVID Team RN position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the Department:

George Mason University Student Health Services (SHS) is a not-for-profit/for-profit facility, owned and operated by George Mason University, which provides selected healthcare services.

Our mission is to provide high quality health care, counseling, education and prevention services, in support of student learning while at George Mason University.

We strive to create a healthcare environment that is free from any discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or age. Our efforts and initiatives support University Life core values and Mason University policy #1201.

Responsibilities:

The COVID Team RN is responsible for the day-to-day functions of the COVID Response Team, including the preparation and set up of all sampling/testing, collecting patient samples for COVID19 testing, ensuring specimen samples and collection activities are documented properly, and patient follow up. The COVID Team RN also supervises the LPN and Medical Assistants in this purpose. The scheduling for this position occurs Monday-Friday, with possible weekend rotations.

COVID19 Response Team Site Lead

  • Supervises LPN and Medical Assistants in the day-to-day functions of COVID19 testing;
  • Aids in preparation and set up of all sampling/testing sites;
  • Ensures PPE and Safety precautions are demonstrated and in effect at all times; and
  • Ensures all specimen samples and collection activities are documented properly.


COVID19 Testing and Sampling

  • Performs curbside and/or mobile sampling/testing for COVID and non-COVID specimen;
  • Collects samples from patients for COVID19 screening in either role of Clean Sampler or Dirty Sampler;
  • Clean Sampler role handles all non-infectious surfaces throughout sampling process; stays at a distance from patient, attired in full PPE of protective gown, gloves, N95 or procedure mask, and face shield;
  • Dirty Sampler role interacts with patient to collection registration form, verbal consent, and obtains Nasal swab from patient, attired in full PPE of protective gown, gloves, N95 mask, and face shield; and
  • Demonstrates PPE and safety precautions at all times.


COVID19 Tracing and Ad Hoc

  • Contact patients with follow up as needed;
  • Work collaboratively with other university departments to facilitate testing and tracking of results; and
  • May require local travel to obtain samples.


Required Qualifications:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited diploma, associate or bachelor of science degree in registered nursing;
  • Experience and knowledge of unique needs of a college student;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Phlebotomy skills/training;
  • Knowledge of Electronic Medical Records;
  • Knowledgeable in anatomy and physiology;
  • Ability to build rapport with patients;
  • Compassionate and caring demeanor;
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Virginia or valid Multi-State License;
  • Healthcare Provider BLS certification;
  • Demonstrated experience in Electronic Health Records, at least 1 year experience required;
  • Demonstrated clinical background with competence to complete COVID19 testing;
  • Demonstrated nursing experience in a hospital or health care setting, in addition to clinical experience obtained while seeking a nursing degree; and
  • Demonstrated experience in a physician's office.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated nursing experience in a hospital or health care setting, (min. 1 year preferred), in addition to clinical experience obtained while seeking a nursing degree;
  • Demonstrated experience in a physician's office, preferably adult medicine or college health, and at least 1 year preferred; and
  • Demonstrated experience in specimen collection, swabbing, or blood services preferable.


For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

New hires starting after August 15, 2021, must have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date, be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date, and submit documentary proof unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date. For updated George Mason University COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please visit George Mason University Vaccination Requirements .
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George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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