Patient Ambassador

Patient Ambassador

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date August 30, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Creston, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
Contact Information
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Job title :PATIENT AMBASSADOR
Community :CRESTON
Facility :CRESTON VALLEY HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL

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.

The Creston Valley Hospital in Creston, B.C. is looking for a Casual Patient Ambassador to join their team! – if you have graduated from Grade 12, plus one year’s recent experience….Apply today!

**The successful candidate(s) must be reasonably available to work all shift times noted below on a rotating schedule (including weekends)**

Hours of work are: 07:30 to 15:30, 07:30 to 14:30, 08:00 to 16:00, 08:00 to 15:00

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.

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.

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

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.

**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.**

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.

*This posting is for a position at a facility covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s Single Site Order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order (Include for Sites under Single site orders)

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