The Journey Begins with you.
There's quite a distance between wondering and knowing. And for patients waiting for answers to important health questions, it's a road they want to travel as quickly as possible.
At Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, we understand urgency. But more than speed, we focus our energies on accuracy. Currently, we seek a part-time Mobile Examiner in the New Orleans, LA Area.
Under the direction of the Branch Manager or Field Leader, Mobile Examiner's primary responsibility is to provide coverage in the field ensuring that mobile exams are completed accurately and on time. Maintain a safe and professional environment for applicants, clients, and employees, perform with confidence all aspects of an insurance exam, including specimen collection and processing duties following established practices and procedures. May also be required to act as coach, mentor, instructor and resource person for new employees who have completed the required phlebotomy-training program.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1 Ensures all specimens are collected accurately and on time.
a Collects specimens according to established procedures.
b Conducts in center exams and mobile exams, which include taking basic vitals, medical histories, venipuncture, urine collection, and EKG. Also collects specimens for pre employment drug screenings and other Quest Diagnostics services
c Responsible for completing application packets and other paperwork accurately.
d Label, centrifuge and split specimens as required by test order.
e Package specimens for transport.
2 Responsible for the safe and timely transporting specimens, supplies, equipment and materials to the appropriate destination.
Responsible for operating a company vehicle safely between collection site and testing site
Maintains records of each specimen collected each day.
Provides customer service to clients.
3 Maintains required records and paperwork.
a Reads, understands and complies with departmental policies, protocols and procedures: (i.e. Procedure Manuals, Safety Manual, Compliance Manual, Automobile policies and procedures, Employee Handbook, Quality Assurance Manual).
b Maintains all appropriate Phlebotomy logs.
c Assist with compilation of monthly statistics and data. Submits data on time monthly.
d Submits accurate time and travel logs as directed by management and on time.
e Submits accurate expense forms, if applicable, on the required day.
4 Demonstrates organizational commitment.
a Adheres to departmental and company code of grooming and dress code and lab coat policies, appearing neat and clean at all times.
b Reports on time to work, following attendance guidelines.
c Answers the telephone in a friendly and helpful manner, by incorporating the company name, self-identification and a helpful statement
d Communicates appropriately with customers, agents, applicants, coworkers and the general public.
e Communicates all unresolved problems immediately to the appropriate Manager or Supervisor. Remains polite and courteous at all time.
5 Additional responsibilities required of Mobile Examiner.
a Ensures facilities or work area are neat, clean and in good repair, takes appropriate action to advise Manager or Supervisor of required repairs and maintenance; Disposes of biohazard containers when scheduled
b Assist with periodic inventory counts, report shortages and problems to Manager or Supervisor as they occur; stocks supplies as needed
c Work effectively with staff employees to ensure compliance with dress code, EHS & QA requirements, customer service requirements and SOP’s, advising Manager or Supervisor of any issues or problems as they arise.
d Performs other department-related clerical duties when assigned.
e Answers phone and dispatch calls when assigned.
f Participates on teams and special projects when asked.
g Assist Manager or Supervisor with the implementation of SOPs for examiner services in accordance with Quest Diagnostics guidelines.
h With direction and guidance from Manager or Supervisor, and having appropriate training guidelines, act as mentor and resource person for new employees providing support for department protocols, practices and procedures.
i Assist with distribution of technical information and communications to the work group.
j Travel and flexible hours required.
k All other duties as assigned, within scope of the position.
None. May be required to provide input to Group Leader and/or Supervisor on occasion.
Education Preferred: 1 High school diploma or equivalent
2 Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant certification preferred (ASCP certification required in some states)
Work Experience: 3 Minimum one year phlebotomy experience with pediatric and geriatric patients
4 Prefer urine or hair follicle collection and EKG experience
Other: 1 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
2 Must be flexible and available based on staffing requirements; weekends, holidays and overtime. May be required to work occasional on-call duties weekends, evenings and early AM
3 Must have valid driver license and clean driving record
4 Demonstrates good organization, communication, and interpersonal skills; is able to manage concerns of patients and employees in a professional manner
5 Basic computer skills in Microsoft office with the ability to learn new software
6 Must be able to make decisions based on established procedures and exercise good judgment. Seek supervisor guidance when appropriate.
7 Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.
How To Apply
Please Log In or Register to Upload a Resume and complete the online Application. Because of the large number of applicants to job openings, Quest Diagnostics will only contact candidates to be interviewed
Quest Diagnostics has many career opportunities for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the patient comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers’ trust every day by providing the highest quality products and services in a professional, accessible and informative way. Our workforce is diverse and talented and believes in our vision: "Dedicated people improving the health of patients through unsurpassed diagnostic insights."
[All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.]
Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).
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