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Kalispell Regional Healthcare COVID Testing Technician and Screener - PRN in Kalispell, Montana


The Testing Technician and Screener collaborates with patients, families and care partners across all disciplines and departments to perform basic patient care and administrative tasks.


  1. *Screens patients and/or visitors per current COVID algorithm.

  2. *Listens to concerns and provides clear guidelines for current requirements.

  3. *Escorts patient and/or visitor to appropriate destination. Escorting may also consist of assistance with a wheelchair, walker, etc.

  4. *Exhibits a professional and team player attitude in a sometimes fast-paced environment.

  5. *Exhibits great customer service skills and works effectively with a diverse population.

  6. *Performs all aspects of the registration process in accordance with the type of scheduled care/service being rendered.

  7. *Instructs and/or observes COVID nares swab collection for appropriate competency.

  8. *Accurately collects, prepares and documents specimen collection including COVID nares swabs.

  9. *Timely transports specimens to the lab and restocks supplies as necessary.

  10. Other duties as assigned. This position description in no way states or implies that these are all the only duties required. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position.


  1. Previous experience within a healthcare environment preferred.

  2. Possess professional communication skills and work effectively with a diverse population.

  3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences. Ability to problem-solve and adapt to a changing environment.

  4. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.

  5. Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, a self-starter, possess critical thinking skills and be able to set priorities and function as part of a team as well as independently.

  6. Proven ability to take initiative, exercise independent judgement, and proactively problem solve.

  7. Understanding of the confidentiality laws that govern the provider-patient relationship, included but not limited to HIPPAA guidelines.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please let us know.

For Kalispell Regional positions, please email

For North Valley Hospital positions, please call 406 863 3637.

Job Locations US-MT-Kalispell

Requisition ID 2021-9407

Category Support Services

Pay Period Status PRN

Shift PRN

Schedule 40 hrs p/wk,, shifts are Mon-Sat

Position Type PRN (Per Diem)