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AB
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SK
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MB
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Patient Ambassador

Patient Ambassador

Competition #: 01456755
Employee Type: PROJECT POSITION PART TIME (0.46 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: HEU
Facility: COQUIHALLA GILLIS HOUSE
Department: MGH COVID SCREENERS LTC
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $20.95
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments: **Please upload a Typing Test (min. 45 wpm within past 48 months) from a recognized institution**

 

Position Summary
Interior Health is committed to supporting the great efforts of our health care professionals due to COVID-19. In preparation for this challenging time, we are seeking Patient Ambassadors throughout the Interior Health region.Coquihalla Gillis House in Merritt, BC is looking for a Patient Ambassador’s to join their team! This is a project position part time (0.46 FTE) until March 31, 2022.

The Patient Ambassador’s primary role is to greet and engage with all individuals entering the building such as visitors, employees, and contractors, to ensure their attendance at the site is essential and to ensure non-essential visitors understand entrance restrictions. The Patient Ambassador supports the safety of patients and their families, and staff, by communicating information about visitor limits in a thoughtful and informative manner.

This position performs a variety of clerical duties such as:

• Identifies if a visit is essential by communicating with all people who present at points of entry for the assigned entrance or site by following the script and documentation provided for the role.
• Explains Interior Health entrance restrictions as required and asks self-assessment questions.
• Provides direction to essential patients and the public regarding the locations of various departments and services.
• Follows established communication channels to raise concerns to site leadership.
• Cultivates as safe an environment as possible for those entering the facility, while still adhering to infection prevention protocols and directions, violence prevention, and cultural safety training.
• Maintains records on visitor admissions as assigned.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Shift Types for this position are days and shift times are from 08:00 to 16:00

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference, love your work, apply today! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Qualifications
Education, Training and Experience:
Grade 12, one year recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.Skills and Abilities:
– Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
– Ability to work effectively with others.
– Ability to keyboard at 45 wpm (Within 48 months, must be minimum 5 minutes in length)
– Ability to organize work.
– Ability to operate related equipment.
– Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

**Please Note**
We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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