Lab Connector - COVID-19 Pandemic Response (Compliance & Facilities - Logistics)
Lexington, KY, United States of America

Overview

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) is an independent public health agency charged with helping Lexington be well since 1904 and proudly nationally accredited since 2014. Vision: We will move Lexington toward being one of the healthiest communities in the nation. Mission: Helping Lexington be well. Values: We commit to being... Caring: We will treat our clients, community and coworkers with compassion and kindness. Accountable: We will respect all individuals without bias and value their uniqueness. Respectful: We will respect all individuals without bias and value their uniqueness. Equitable: We will provide services and care equitably to all of our clients throughout the community. Service: We are here to serve our clients and community. LFCHD provides a wide range of public health services for the community, including restaurant inspections, flu shots, HANDS visits for moms and dads, diabetes prevention/management, training to licensed child care providers, nutrition through the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, school health, a needle exchange program to fight the spread of hepatitis C and HIV, and much more. Visit www.lfchd.org to learn more about LFCHD!

Job Skills / Requirements

LAB CONNECTOR - Logistics Pandemic Response – Job 2918

Looking to fill this 40.0 hours per week position quickly; candidates will be screened immediately upon successful receipt of application. 

$20.00 per hour

Position is a temporary emergency appointment due to the business demands of COVID-19; this position is budgeted/funded thru the COVID-19 response period.

This position is 40.0 hours per week and does not have the ability to work remote; on-site job with daily travel (must have own transportation/mileage awarded.  Flexibility to work week days and weekend days 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collection of nasal/oral specimens as indicated for testing
  • Processing rapid COVID-19 test kits
  • Reporting results to the appropriate agencies as required by reportable disease regulations
  • Communication with community partners who will serve as satellite testing sites
  • Test inventory management
  • Daily reports to Compliance and Facilities Officer
  • When not performing above duties will assist in logistics duties. This will include At-Home Test scheduling and facilitation, deliveries, other duties as needed

Associates degree in science-related field with minimum 6 months healthcare experience or two years healthcare experience.

 

Education Requirements (Any)

Associates degree in science related field or HS/GED with appropriate experience

Additional Information / Benefits

This position is temporary emergency appointment and does not include benefits at this time.  

 

Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time and part-time eligible employees, including paid time off (annual and sick leave accruals). Employee benefits summary: Four medical plans are offered, so you can select the coverage that best meets your needs. Two plan options include an employer-funded health reimbursement account. Employees who waive medical coverage are eligible for an employer-funded health reimbursement account that receives $175 per month. Dental Insurance and Vision Insurance is available with three plan options ranging from basic to comprehensive. Additional benefits include basic life insurance and long term disability; cafeteria plans; wellness program, employee assistance program; paid holidays; paid annual leave and paid sick leave; and tuition reimbursement program. Retirement Benefits include the Kentucky Employees' Retirement System and Cash Balance plan and Kentucky Deferred Compensation which includes 401(k), 457, and IRA options.


This job reports to the Officer Compliance & Facilities

This is a Temporary / Seasonal position 1st Shift, Weekends.

Travel is required frequently

Number of Openings for this position: 1