Nurse Manager - COVID19 Surveillance Testing Project
Location: COVID-19 Surveillance Testing Project
Position Status: Full-time, 4
Month Assignment* (Through May 2021)
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
This is a project-based position
exclusively focused on planning, coordinating, and overseeing the university’s
COVID-19 surveillance testing efforts. Surveillance
testing will be required for all students who will be living or attending
classes on campus and will also be open to university staff and faculty. The incumbent will partner closely with the
COVID-19 Surveillance Testing Data Analyst and a team of 5 Certified Medical
Assistants, as well as with a number of other campus partners, including Health
Services, Marketing and Communications, and others. More information about the University’s COVID-19
precautions can be found at https://covid19.duq.edu/
This position will operate with
significant autonomy and will report to the Provost. This is an ideal opportunity for an
experienced healthcare professional who seeks to contribute to the university’s
COVID-19 efforts on a project basis. The
need for this position is immediate and is expected to continue through May
Plans, directs, and executes the university’s surveillance testing, which will
be conducted on a biweekly basis for the duration of the Spring 2021
semester. (Symptomatic testing will be
handled by the University Health Services.) This will include scheduling
appointments, administering tests, answering questions, tracking results,
analyzing and reporting data, and other related tasks.
Works closely with Data Analyst to
monitor testing results, identify trends, and report data as needed.
Provides instructions to students,
faculty, and/or employees on how to use Navica COVID-19 testing application. Analyzes reports from Navica application to
measure levels of activity, identify trends, etc.
Monitors workflows and logistics to
ensure effectiveness; changes/updates processes as needed.
Supervisors, trains, and coordinates
activities of 5 Certified Medical Assistants and several Work Study student
Monitors supplies and works with
Purchasing & Procurement Services and others to replenish as needed.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in related field from
an accredited institution.
BSN from an accredited institution.
PA RN Licensure – APRN Family Medicine.
BLS/CPR or ACLS.
At least 5-8 years of related
professional experience, including experience with planning and executing
large-scale projects (i.e. mass clinics), designing and modifying workflows for
efficiency and effectiveness, and working effectively as part of a team to
successfully execute complex initiatives.
Professional experience in healthcare administration, public
health, or related field.
Alternately, the successful candidate
will possess any equivalent combination or training and experience which
provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential
job functions. This includes, but is not
limited to the following:
Desire to contribute at a high level
to a visible, complex, fast-paced project of critical importance to the
University and to our community.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with diverse partners to
High-level organizational skills;
ability to balance multiple priorities and keep projects moving forward while
also ensuring attention to detail.
Ability to effectively communicate
both orally and in writing with various audiences.
Ability to quickly spot issues and creatively generate solutions to address
them, including workflow changes and/or identifying additional resources
Experience serving in a supervisory
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
with the University Community.
Sensitivity to the need of each individual to be treated with dignity and
respect as it relates to diversity in general and the Mission of the University
Ability and willingness to contribute
actively to the mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of
Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to
academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values,
sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and
contact information for three professional references.
Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne
University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as
an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that
reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our
campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of
underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter
membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our
university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting
http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited
to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their
talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering
Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring
religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne
University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by
its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an
educational institution and as an employer.