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Patient Ambassador
Location:Oliver
Facility:SOUTH OKANAGAN GEN HSPTL
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Competition #:01439683
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:SOUTH OKANAGAN GEN HSPTL
Department:SOG-ACUTE SCREENERS COVID
Reports To:MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$20.95
Close Date:NOVEMBER 11, 2020*
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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.

Dr.Helmcken Memorial Hospital is looking for a Casual Patient Ambassador’s to join their team! - if you have graduated from Grade 12, plus one year's recent experience....Apply today!

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.
• Provide 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.

Hours of work:
This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Please note that this opportunity is not expected to extend past March 31, 2022.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

***Please upload your High School Diploma***
 
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 organize work.
 Ability to operate related equipment.
 Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

*Along with your CV (resume), Please upload All Certificates/Diplomas &/or Transcripts that prove you can meet our Education and Skills & Abilities REQUIREMENT. Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from an accredited College/University.*

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 AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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