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Boulder Community Hospital COVID-19 Screener in Boulder, Colorado

Per Diem - no regularly scheduled hours.

Boulder Community Health was recently honored as Best Local Employer by the Daily Camera in the 2018 Boulder County Gold, their People’s Choice Awards for businesses in Boulder County. Come join us and be a part of an independent, community-focused health system and feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people’s lives and be a positive contribution to the community.

POSITION SUMMARY

Screens everyone entering BCH Foothills hospital for potential COVID-19 symptoms

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education or Formal Training

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred

Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)

  • None

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • Can quickly learn and adhere to often revised protocols

  • Can communicate effectively

  • Can role model exceptional customer service

  • Can remain calm in a high stress, high volume environment

  • Can respond appropriately to potentially angry/disgruntled patients, family members and visitors

  • Can present firm deportment and, if necessary, be assertive in compliance expectations

  • Can de-escalate tense situations and act calmly in times of direct conflict

  • Can assess when backup assistance is needed

  • Can maintain accurate screening tracking records

Experience

  • Experience in customer service preferred

  • Experience working with varied personality types preferred

  • Experience working in a hospital setting preferred

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED

  • Non-touch forehead thermometer

  • Excel tracking spreadsheet

  • Windows based tablet or computer

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

  • Able to go from sitting to standing throughout shift

  • Able to stay in small working space throughout shift

  • Able to wear surgical mask throughout shift

  • Able to wear hospital-provided gloves through majority of shift

INTERRELATIONSHIPS

Communicates with Information Desk, Emergency, Lab, Imaging and Nursing Unit staff regarding patient and visitor flow.

Can interact with a diverse, multi-generational population

Requires excellent interpersonal skills, patience and professional manner

Requires excellent customer service skills

SUPERVISORY DUTIES

None

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Punctual – must be checked in and ready to start shift on time

  • Question everyone entering the hospital regarding potential COVID-19 symptoms

  • Make sure every employee entering is badged and wearing a surgical mask

  • Take the temperature of everyone entering the hospital using a non-touch forehead thermometer

  • Distribute surgical masks to all patients and visitors, as instructed

  • Become familiar with the basic work flow of the Information Desk in order to be able to relieve the receptionist, as needed

  • Employees are expected to comply with all regulatory requirements, including Joint Commission Standards

  • Is familiar with organization, department and job specific Environment of Care areas, including Life Safety, Utilities Management, Hazardous Materials Communications, Emergency Preparedness, Infection Control and Medical Equipment Failure

  • Adheres to Standard Precautions as appropriate, which may include:

  • The use of protective barriers, as appropriate (e.g., gloves, masks, gowns, pocket masks, and/or safety glasses);

  • Handling and disposing of infectious waste appropriately; and

  • Hand washing as appropriate.

About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, Colorado

Uncompromising medical excellence, delivered with the values of respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built our reputation on this promise. As a community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinics, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our citizens and providing access to high quality medical care. Our state-of-the art facilities are home to many medical professionals who offer an extensive range of medical services.

Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, adventure awaits you right outside your door. Big, beautiful vistas, serene snow-capped mountains, and a lifestyle conducive to enjoying the outdoors bring a truly fresh perspective to our practice of healthcare.

Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community, while you enjoy state of the art facilities and equipment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health/dental/life, paid annual leave, tuition reimbursement and much more.

EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace

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