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Singapore Is Paying RM11,600 Monthly To Covid-19 Swab Testers With No Prior Healthcare Experience

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Source: Asia One & 8 Days

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Singapore’s Ministry of Health recently announced that it aimed to increase its Covid-19 testing to 40,000 tests per day by the latter half of the year. But to carry out such a large-scale operation, the nation needs more people on board to carry out these tests. And they’re willing to pay for it too.

Swabber Job Pay

According to the nation’s Ministry of Health page, Covid-19 test swabbers can earn up to $3,800 (RM11,608) per month! And before you ask, no, they don’t need any experience in healthcare to be eligible for this job. You will, however, need a Singaporean citizenship or PR to apply for this position. All successfully shortlisted applicants will be provided training as said on the SG Healthcare Corps website.

Job vacancies are available for Swab Assistants and Swabbers following a job posting released to the public under the Employment and Employability Institute (e2i), a division under the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), reports Today Online.

Once they are hired, they’ll start off as a Swab Assistant, making about $3,400 (RM10,375) a month, before being promoted to a swabber. Swabbers earn $3,800 (RM11,608) a month. If they’re successful, they may be stationed in Government Quarantine Facilities, Community Recovery Facilities, nursing homes and other public premises. Hired applicants will work six days a week over a period of half a year, with the option to extend their services for three more months once the six months are up.

Swab Team Ad

So what exactly does the job entail? Well, if you’re a Swab Assistant, you’ll have to:

  • Make sure the right person shows up at their stated appointment time for on-site registration by cross-checking their name and ID number with the namelist provided by the camp.
  • Fill in registration and lab forms completely.
  • Disinfect chairs and tables after each patient enters during triage and registration. Prepare tissue paper for patients if required.
  • Coordinate with ushers to approach the individual patient with swab kits and (correct client names) at their respective areas of designation.
  • Inform client on swab process, potential discomfort and the steps that will proceed after the swabs.
  • Prepare and seal specimen bag/bags for swabber to deposit specimen container after each swab.
  • Triaging of patients

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On the other hand, if you’re a Swabber, the job description requires you to:

  • Check with verified patients for any respiratory symptoms/contraindications based on the checklist provided.
  •  Coordinate with medical doctors to swab and attend to isolated clients who are declared positive for respiratory symptoms/contraindications.
  • Double-check correct client name labels on swab kits and ensure 1-meter distance at all times.
  • Perform Nasopharyngeal swab procedure to collect specimens for lab testing. Attach patient sticker with lab number onto specimen container after each swab.
  • Follow necessary procedures and secure the swab in the UTM on lab provided rack.
  • Check-in on client’s well being at all times before and after swab.

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Also read: RM10.5K Salary, 21 Days Annual Leave & Signing Up Bonuses Offered To New SG Bus Drivers!

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