SUMMARY Provides screening to all visitors and staff entering the building.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Good communication skills. First person employees and patients will see when entering the hospital.
Knowledgeable of Covid-19 and committed to keeping up with the ever-changing information.
Clinical knowledge preferred. As we start to see positive Covid-19 cases, there will be more people presenting with symptoms that will need appropriate guidance.
Be assertive, yet compassionate. Staff need to understand and feel comfortable reiterating the importance of the process and follow through with the guidelines.
Feel comfortable adequately screening each person who enters the door. This includes coworkers, physicians, supervisors and administration. This may constitute telling them they may not proceed to work if they do not clear screening criteria.
Be willing to fill all shifts. These shifts include nights and weekends.
Be present at the table for their whole shift, aside from breaks and lunch.
Be willing to accept duties as assigned. If they are the second person at a location, they are deemed to be a “floater.” This responsibility involves transporting patients from one location to another, relieving staff assigned to other entrance doors, etc. When not performing these duties, they will return to their ‘base door location’ so they can be readily available if needed.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, patients, families and other employees or the organization.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; talk and hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and rarely lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.