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Tyson Foods Medical Assistant in Rochelle, Illinois

Job Description Job Purpose/Summary:

The primary role of this position is to assist the COVID RN on site with daily duties and responsibilities. This position will perform a variety of tasks to support the health and wellbeing of the plant staff including: assisting with temperature taking of team members and visitors entering the facility when necessary; assist with team member pre-screening and enhanced screening; assist with COVID testing; assist with employee close contact identification and tracking; communicate with local Health Department; reinforce Tyson COVID-19 guidelines; educate others on following the guidelines for everyone’s health and safety; and other duties as assigned by Supervisor. The ability to work overtime and weekends as needed. Additional position information: The nature of this work may involve exposure to Blood borne Pathogens other infectious illnesses. The likelihood of such exposure is minimal.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be a champion for the health and wellbeing of the plant staff

  • Operate and monitor the thermal scanner to take temperatures of team members

  • Monitor social distancing in scanning area

  • Notify health services of temperature over 100.4

  • Maintain contact with covid-19 positive team members

  • Assist with close contact tracking

  • Working with the local health department to verify positive and close contacts at work

  • Notification of Nursing staff of employees who need enhanced screening for COVID-19

  • Maintaining OSHA Logs and employee medical files

  • Answering phones and taking messages

  • Assisting with health promotions and educational projects


Education/Certifications: High School Diploma or equivalent combination of experience and education. Certified Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant certification preferred. Ability to meet CPR certification standards.

Experience: Clerical experience required. Experience with medical databases preferred.

Computer Skills: Intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to run reports as required.

Communication Skills: Good verbal and written skills (bilingual preferred)

Special Skills: Broad knowledge in general professional or technical field essential to the job being evaluated; ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Supervisory: None

Travel: None

Work Shift:

A Shift (United States of America)

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