Position: Screener, Pre-Triage Job Code: 3986 Location: STEGH # of Openings: 1 Position Status: Temporary Part Time Union: Non-Union Department: COVID-19 Closing Date: 18/01/21 Pay Range: $17.00 Description (Approx. February 1, 2021– June 27, 2021, may end sooner/be extended) POSITION DESCRIPTION: The primary role of the Pre-Triage Screener is to greet and screen all ED patients that enter the hospital. Primary responsibilities include: Review screening tools and assess eligibility for entrances; Screen all individuals entering the Hospital for signs, symptoms and travel based on the screening tool; Ensure all persons entering the Hospital follow proper precautionary measures and wear the appropriate protective apparel as required; Direct individuals to proper triage assessments areas as needed; Ability to de-escalate conflict and involve leadership appropriately. HOURS: The successful candidate must be available to work days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays with flexibility to cover additional shifts as required. Please note the schedules and hours of work may change due to operational needs. SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Healthcare experience is an asset; Recent related health care experience in a hospital setting Successful partial or full completion of post-secondary education; Healthcare related field preferred; Successful completion of a high school diploma; Willingness to stand for extended periods of time; Willing to wear personal protective apparel (gown, gloves, mask and face shield) and abide by requirements prescribed for their use; Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills; Demonstrated a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues and volunteers Thorough and strong attention to detail; Flexible and adaptable; Ability to remain calm, utilizing conflict management skills; Reliable and punctual; Demonstrated acceptable attendance and performance record Demonstrated values consistent with STEGH’s mission, vision and values Demonstrates a strong commitment to health and safety practices for self and others (staff, patients, families, visitors, etc) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required. We Value, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety Our Vision is to deliver an excellent patient care experience, in a safe and compassionate environment, in collaboration with our healthcare partners.We foster a culture of patient and staff safety where all positions comply and work in conjunction with the Mission, Vision and Values of St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital. Applications must be received online by midnight on the closing date listed on the posting. Late applications will notbe accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information will only be used for candidate selection. St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital is committed to a barrier-free respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, the Hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accomodate those candidates with disabilities.Please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment and selection process. IMPORTANT NOTES FOR ALL APPLICANTS Police Vulnerable Sector Search As part of our hiring requirements and as a condition of employment all new staff must provide a Police Vulnerable Sector Search which includes a disclosure of criminal records and information including pardoned sexual offenses. This document must be recent, within six (6) months in order for it to be accepted by the Hospital. The fee for this is paid for by the candidate and is not reimbursed by St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital. You will learn more information pertaining to this from your Human Resources Consultant if you are selected to continue with the recruitment process. 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