News from LSU Health Shreveport

COVID-19 Strike Team Hiring Swab Assistants

Swab Assistant – Covid Strike Team

Part-time/Temporary, $15/hour

Hours: 0730-1600 (flexible)

Summary:
This position is affiliated with the LSUHSC-S Covid Strike Team. The swab assistant is responsible for in-putting Personal Health Information (PHI) in a mobile software platform and verifying accuracy of labels for collection of specimens. This position deals with sensitive information and maintains confidentiality according to HIPAA guidelines.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • The assistant will be part of a mobile team that delivers point of care testing in a variety of settings (congregate facilities, schools, community sites).
  • The assistant will in-put information for accurate labeling of specimens.
  • Safeguards confidentiality of all PHI and records according to HIPAA.
  • May be required to courier specimens and supplies between testing sites and main hub points.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Attention to detail
  • Use of iPad or other similar technology
  • Ability to learn CSICK/Color Genomic software platforms (will train)
  • English language usage
  • HIPAA and confidentiality
  • Good communication skills

Ability to:

  • Work during day-time hours
  • Be available for at least 2 shifts/week
  • Provide reliable transportation (mileage reimbursable)
  • Be a member of a team

Education/Experience/Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED

If interested, please send resume to chauna.weyermuller@lsuhs.edu.

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