This position will provide support for University Health Services (UHS) and the campus community in the efforts for surveillance testing by working with the Surveillance team in the management of COVID-19 on a Limited Duration Appointment.
A Limited Duration Appointment (LDA) is a form of regular employment for a specific project or for a limited period of time. An LDA may be established for up to one year with an option to renew the appointment annually for a maximum of three years.
This position will provide support for the Surveillance Testing effort on campus by: collecting samples; managing the processing of samples; interpreting findings; recording results; reporting positives to the Surveillance NP supervisor; assisting the RN staff and providers in the Surveillance testing clinic and in other areas as needed.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Knowledge of and ability to use the Electronic Health Record
Practices ethically with integrity
Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills related to safe patient care
Knowledge of effective communication with patients, families, colleagues and university employees
Ability to respect differences in culture, attitudes, values, and expectations of others
Ability to promote a positive image of nursing by modeling the values and attitudes of the nursing profession
Knowledge of the culture of quality, safety and caring in a variety of settings with diverse populations.
Knowledge of Excel and MS Word
Ability to multitask effectively
Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until position is filled.
Internal Number: 210369
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an engaged, metropolitan university committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service, and dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of the region through strategic partnerships and community involvement.