Screener

Alliance Community Hospital North Canton , OH 44720

Posted 3 weeks ago

The primary purpose of this position is to perform screenings of any visitor entering the North Canton Medical Foundation#campus to ensure safe health measures are being met. # MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Smile, greet each patient and visitor with a warm welcome and eye contact Screen and log all patients and visitors using approved algorithms and tools Support and enforces hospital policies and best practice measures. Maintain professionalism and confidentiality in all communications. Support and respect all AH team members, patients, and visitors Communicate with positive intent of your actions Remain calm, use situational awareness and notify security of any issues or concerns Assist in cleaning up work area and anything on the floors around the screening station prior to shift end time Communicate effectively with medical, nursing and interdepartmental staff. Demonstrate, create and foster a work environment that is consistent with the Mission, Vision and Values of the Aultman Health Foundation.


QUALIFICATIONS:


High school Diploma required Demonstration of strong interpersonal communication, confidentiality, and diplomacy skills. Ability to use conflict resolution and negotiating skills to resolve problems# Consistently demonstrates cooperative attitude, respect, and ability to follow instructions Displays professional manner and appearance Attention to detail in completing work tasks


Demonstrate flexibility


, personal integrity, knowledge of the importance of maintaining confidentiality, and the ability to work effectively with all levels#of hospital personnel Ability to function both independently and as a member of a team


Organized


, analytical, and efficient in performance of duties # Patient/Visitor Screening Station General Expectations,#Roles,#and Responsibilities # General Expectations Personal cell phone use is prohibited at screening stations IP phone is to be used to communicate with Incident Command/Security/Departments Smile, greet each patient and visitor with a warm welcome and eye contact Communicate with positive intent of your actions Support and respect all AH team members, patients, and visitors Remain calm, use situational awareness and notify security of any issues or concerns Assist in cleaning up work area and anything on the floors around the screening station prior to shift end time # Patient/ Visitor Screening Welcome patients/visitors # #Welcome to Aultman, my name is ____. How can I help you today# Inquire reason for visit to Aultman Instruct to cleanse hands at identified station Offer required mask if needed Follow screening algorithm If patient - follow algorithm and proceed, communicate with department of any failed screening questions for further direction and assistance If visitor - approval for visitor must be verified with Incident Command Center or Off-Shift Nursing Supervisor Communicate with positive intent Log all incoming patients/visitors Notify security/incident command of any issues or concerns Clean and prepare station for next shift Patient Belongings or Equipment Transfer Receiving patient equipment or belongings from patient family Follow Interim Patient Valuables education found on LMS All points of entry # ED, Direct Admissions, Transfers, SDS Communicate with department prior to accepting belongings. Verify patient roomed in department and belongings are requested by patient/ nursing staff All belongings inventoried and documented on entry in presence of family/representative Form 235 used to document (hard copy) # call Incident Command Center for additional copies Communicate with department to collect belongings from station and document transfer # # WORKING CONDITIONS: 1.### Variable Day and Evening Shift including weekends 2.### Subject to changes in working shifts. 3.### Lunch periods and breaks must be coordinated with other staff members to maintain coverage. 4.### Works in well lighted, ventilated areas. 5.### Sits for most of the working day, although standing and occasional walking throughout the building and to adjoining buildings may be necessary. # # PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1.########### 75% sitting, 25% standing and walking. 2.########### Lifting sometimes, up to 20 lbs. 3.########### Some bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, reaching over the head, kneeling, and climbing stairs.


HAZARDOUS EXPOSURE CATEGORY:


############### Category III # tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.

The primary purpose of this position is to perform screenings of any visitor entering the North Canton Medical Foundation campus to ensure safe health measures are being met.

MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Smile, greet each patient and visitor with a warm welcome and eye contact

  • Screen and log all patients and visitors using approved algorithms and tools

  • Support and enforces hospital policies and best practice measures.

  • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality in all communications.

  • Support and respect all AH team members, patients, and visitors

  • Communicate with positive intent of your actions

  • Remain calm, use situational awareness and notify security of any issues or concerns

  • Assist in cleaning up work area and anything on the floors around the screening station prior to shift end time

  • Communicate effectively with medical, nursing and interdepartmental staff.

  • Demonstrate, create and foster a work environment that is consistent with the Mission, Vision and Values of the Aultman Health Foundation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school Diploma required

  • Demonstration of strong interpersonal communication, confidentiality, and diplomacy skills.

  • Ability to use conflict resolution and negotiating skills to resolve problems

  • Consistently demonstrates cooperative attitude, respect, and ability to follow instructions

  • Displays professional manner and appearance

  • Attention to detail in completing work tasks

  • Demonstrate flexibility, personal integrity, knowledge of the importance of maintaining confidentiality, and the ability to work effectively with all levels of hospital personnel

  • Ability to function both independently and as a member of a team

  • Organized, analytical, and efficient in performance of duties

Patient/Visitor Screening Station

General Expectations, Roles, and Responsibilities

General Expectations

  • Personal cell phone use is prohibited at screening stations

  • IP phone is to be used to communicate with Incident Command/Security/Departments

  • Smile, greet each patient and visitor with a warm welcome and eye contact

  • Communicate with positive intent of your actions

  • Support and respect all AH team members, patients, and visitors

  • Remain calm, use situational awareness and notify security of any issues or concerns

  • Assist in cleaning up work area and anything on the floors around the screening station prior to shift end time

Patient/ Visitor Screening

  • Welcome patients/visitors - "Welcome to Aultman, my name is ____. How can I help you today"

  • Inquire reason for visit to Aultman

  • Instruct to cleanse hands at identified station

  • Offer required mask if needed

  • Follow screening algorithm

  • If patient - follow algorithm and proceed, communicate with department of any failed screening questions for further direction and assistance

  • If visitor - approval for visitor must be verified with Incident Command Center or Off-Shift Nursing Supervisor

  • Communicate with positive intent

  • Log all incoming patients/visitors

  • Notify security/incident command of any issues or concerns

  • Clean and prepare station for next shift

Patient Belongings or Equipment Transfer

  • Receiving patient equipment or belongings from patient family

  • Follow Interim Patient Valuables education found on LMS

  • All points of entry - ED, Direct Admissions, Transfers, SDS

  • Communicate with department prior to accepting belongings.

  • Verify patient roomed in department and belongings are requested by patient/ nursing staff

  • All belongings inventoried and documented on entry in presence of family/representative

  • Form 235 used to document (hard copy) - call Incident Command Center for additional copies

  • Communicate with department to collect belongings from station and document transfer

WORKING CONDITIONS:

1.Variable Day and Evening Shift including weekends

2.Subject to changes in working shifts.

3.Lunch periods and breaks must be coordinated with other staff members to maintain coverage.

4.Works in well lighted, ventilated areas.

5.Sits for most of the working day, although standing and occasional walking throughout the building and to adjoining buildings may be necessary.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

1.75% sitting, 25% standing and walking.

2.Lifting sometimes, up to 20 lbs.

3.Some bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, reaching over the head, kneeling, and climbing stairs.

HAZARDOUS EXPOSURE CATEGORY:

Category III - tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.

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Screener

Alliance Community Hospital