Covid19 Community Swabbers

TTM Healthcare are proud to have partnered with HSE Midwest CHO 3. We are currently recruiting Covid 19 Community Swabbers on a locum basis, across locations in Ennis, Limerick and North Tipperary.

Key Requirements:

Eligible applicants will be those who have:

  • (i) Obtained at least grade D (or Pass) in Higher or Ordinary Level in five subjects, from the approved list of subjects, in the Department of Education established Leaving Certificate Examination or Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme, or Leaving Certificate Applied.

  • Or

  • (ii) Passed an examination of at least equivalent standard.

  • Or

  • (iii)- Satisfactory relevant experience which encompasses demonstrable equivalent skills.

  • And

  • Candidates must posses the requisite knowledge and ability, including a high standard of suitability, for the proper discharge of the office based on the skills, competencies and knowledge for the post.

Responsibilities:
  • ​Obtain nasopharyngeal (swab from the nose) and oropharyngeal (swab from the Throat) swabs from persons referred for Testing.

  • Completion of associated administration during the testing process; confirm patient name & contact detail; label tubes, package swab tubes etc.

  • Support other administration activities as required to support community testing.

  • Ability to work within administration function within HSE if and when testing centers demand decreases

  • Deal with members of the public attending health services

  • Work with Managers to promote the teamwork required to develop systems and structures for service improvement

  • Maintain appropriate relationships with key stakeholders including the other service providers.

  • Provide reports as required on daily, weekly, monthly basis as required.

  • Engage in Pro-Active communications with internal and external stakeholders, particularly focused on service interface initiatives,

  • Promote and participate in the implementation of organizational and service change as necessary.

  • Comply with obligations to protect patient confidentiality and data at all times.

  • Any other duties as required from time to time as assigned by the Line Manager.

Successful candidates are required on mainly a Monday- Friday basis at present, though this may change. The number of hours required per week may vary, depending on testing demand, and as a result our Client is unable to offer a set number of working hours per week.

Benefits:
    • ​HSE Point of Scale Rates

    • €14.76-€19.09p/hr OR €28,493-€36,862 p/yr

    • Full training provided onsite

    • Double pay Sundays and Bank Holidays.

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