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PATIENT AMBASSADOR

Apply Now Job ID 1439683 Date posted 09/04/2020
Job title :PATIENT AMBASSADOR
Community :OLIVER
Facility :SOUTH OKANAGAN GEN HSPTL
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.

South Okanagan General Hospital is looking for a Casual Patient Ambassador’s to join their team! - if you have graduated from Grade 12, plus one year's recent experience and a current typing TEST 45 wpm or greater....Apply today!


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.

Hours of work:

Rotating Days, Evenings: 07:15 to 13:15, 13:15 to 19:45

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.

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

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


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 keyboard at 45 wpm.
 Ability to organize work.
 Ability to operate related equipment.
 Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

*Along with your CV (resume), Please upload All Certificates/Diplomas &/or Transcripts that prove you can meet our Education and Skills & Abilities REQUIREMENT. Upload a TYPING TEST (min. 45 wpm within the PAST 48 MONTHS, test must be 5 minutes in length) from a recognized institution. Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from an accredited College/University.*

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 AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.


**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.**
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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