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Cornell College COVID-19 Testing Technician in Mt Vernon, Iowa

COVID-19 Testing Technician

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  • 22-Dec-2020 to Until Filled (CST)

  • Mt Vernon, IA, USA

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  • Part Time

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Applications are being accepted for a part-time testing technician. The technician will collect nasal swabs and/or nasopharyngeal swabs for the purpose of COVID-19 screening. The position will also prepare cassettes for the Sofia 2 analyzer and assist with check-in and data entry. This is a part-time position scheduled for two afternoons per week (Monday and Wednesday) for a total of 5-6 hours per week.

About Cornell College

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the strengths of our One Course At A Time schedule. This combination encourages the qualities of being thoughtful, original, and inventive, using the strengths of a liberal arts education to apply ideas to solve problems and meet challenges through hands-on experience in learning. Academic immersion, real world experience requirements through Ingenuity in Action, 19 division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 13 foreign countries.

External endorsements include selection as one of the original Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, a Kiplinger's best value in liberal arts colleges, and one of only 290 U.S. colleges with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly constructed Russell Science Center. We are located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Graduation from a certified medical lab technician, certified medical assistance program, or nursing program.

Preferred Skills

Skills in clinical technical procedures, laboratory procedures, problem-solving and time management. Knowledge of physiology, and illness prevention. Ability to communicate clearly and compassionately with others in a professional environment. Ability to maintain patient confidentiality required. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment are required.

Ability to set priorities and organize work. Ability to perform fine finger movements, hear, and see.

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-free Air Act, participates in e-verify for verification of employment eligibility, and conducts background checks.