Patient Ambassador

Position Summary

Polson Residential Services is seeking a Casual Patient Ambassador to join their team in Vernon, B.C! If you have graduated from Grade 12, plus one year's recent experience, apply today!

What will you work on?
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.

When scheduled this position works: rotating days 09:30 to 17:30. 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 December 31, 2022.

How will you create impact?
Patient Ambassadors supports the safety of patient and their families and staff, by communicating information about visitor limits in a thoughtful and informative manner.

How will we help you grow?
Interior Health offers many opportunities to maximize your skills. We are an organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you.

Who are we looking for?
We are seeking individuals with experience working in a variety of industries willing to bring their transferrable skills to Interior Health. If you have Grade 12 plus one year recent related experience or equivalent combination of education and training apply today!

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Community Profile Vernon is a major vacation destination for those flocking to the Okanagan Valley and is one of those rare cities where unsurpassed beauty and an abundance of recreational and cultural activities combine to create an exceptional quality of life enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. The rocky, forested headlands and sheltered, sandy bays await you on the east side of Okanagan Lake, just a few miles south of Vernon. This is an area of undulating bench land dominated by stands of Ponderosa pine and Douglas fir, set between the rolling hills of the Thompson Plateau to the west and the peaks of the Monashee Mountains to the east.

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.


*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

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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 internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01784733

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

POLSON

Location:

Vernon

Department:

VJH COVID SCREENERS LTC

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$21.37

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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