Welcome To PRAXES Medical Group - Applying For The COVID-19 Offsite Technician (Nova Scotia) Position


PRAXES believes that everyone should be able to have timely access to excellent medical advice and care, wherever they are, and whenever they need it.  


PRAXES is an innovative tele-medicine and medical services company, headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, that that has been delivering expert medical services to clients with remote operations since 1997. 


It is important that everyone who works for PRAXES shares our values, which are:

        Be AGILE - Creative, evolving, adapting, curious, flexible, innovative, challenging status quo

        Be EFFECTIVE - Deliver quality medical services that add real value for our customers, including patients, employers and healthcare providers.  

        Act with INTEGRITY - Have trusting, compassionate and caring relationships, with co-workers, partners, shareholders and patients. Do the right thing, even when no one is looking. 

We are a 24/7 company, so we cannot have a '9 to 5' mentality. While our team members generally work regular business hours, there may be occasions where working outside of the conventional schedule will be required.




Under the supervision of the COVID Clinical Services Manager, the COVID-19 Offsite Technician is responsible to:

o   Assist with in organizing and running COVID testing sessions

o   Ensuring the use of required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and following COVID Protocols

o   Answer questions related to COVID Protocols

o   Collecting supplies for offsite shifts from our Clinic prior to shift

o   Transporting to and from shifts, emphasis on punctuality for start times

o   Setting up testing supplies (with help from the offsite medic)

o   Conduct PCR and/or Rapid Antigen COVID testing, collecting specimens using nasopharyngeal swab, nasal swab, gargle/swish, and/or oropharyngeal/bilateral nares collection methods

o   Process Rapid Antigen COVID tests

o   Manage COVID testing using PRAXES software

o   Assist with management, organization, and clean-up of COVID supplies

o   Communicating client requests and/or incidents during shift to our Clinic

o   Frequently sanitizing “high volume” surfaces (i.e. door handles, sanitizer lids, terminals etc.)

o   Sending out rapid results through Rapid Testing Software



o   “Whatever it takes” attitude

o   Reliable

o   Pleasant and supportive


Knowledge and Skills:

·        Need to have:

o   Great communication skills

o   Reliable transportation to and from the worksite

o   Current and valid Nova Scotia class 5 Driver’s License

·        Nice to have:

o   Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Ground course (online; provided through PRAXES)


Performance Evaluation Criteria

  • Objectives and Key Results – personnel are well supported, site access is maintained, client is happy with services, minimal COVID issues onsite
  • Quality – COVID protocols are followed and behaviour is professional at all times
  • Attitude – positive, cooperative, and customer-oriented 


Pre-Employment Requirement: PRAXES Medical Group has a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of Vaccination is a condition of employment. Proof of full vaccination is not required a time of application but will be verified prior to the commencement of employment.




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