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COVID Testing Shift Lead

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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

The Lead Testing Associate will oversee performance of non-clinical tasks associated COVID testing collection ensuring safety and sterility.  The associate may also be responsible for colleague and visitor screening related tasks in acute and ambulatory settings screening individuals via temperatures checks and brief questionnaires ensuring safety.  


Properly identify patients and collect swab sample (oropharyngeal swabs)  Anterior Swabbing and Patient Self-Swabbing using knowledge of practices regarding proper methods of specimen collection or educate and observe patients while they self-swab ensuring swab results in effective specimen.


Confirms identification of patients, controls flow of cars, and walk-ins through tents to ensure safety

Ensure quality of testing operations including monitoring swabbing process, checking PPE, monitors and keeps track of inventory resolves quality concerns timely and escalates issues to Shift Lead timely


High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in loud environments.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Able to follow routine verbal and written instruction
  • Able to work autonomously with minimal direction
  • Comfortable working with diverse populations
  • Completion of required training and demonstration of proficiencies in skills required

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