Job Title: Community Screener / Site Navigator - COVID-19 Vaccinations
Work Site: COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign, North Shore Urgent & Primary Care Centre (UPCC) - North Vancouver, BC
Status: Temporary Part Time (0.68 FTE)
As soon as possible until approximately December 2021
Salary: $19.04 - $21.05 per hour
Days off: Rotating
Come work as a COVID-19 Community Screener / Site Navigator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a COVID-19 Community Screener / Site Navigator to join the vaccination campaign team at the North Shore Urgent & Primaty Care Centre (UPCC) in North Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!
As an Community Screener / Site Navigator at Vancouver Coastal Health you will:
Work in a team based environment to provide a variety of duties supporting the maintenance of specific site procedures such as administering symptom screening questionnaires and providing information and handouts regarding access to services.
Provide a welcoming, informative, and respectful presence for individuals accessing services at the health care site and ensures that established site procedures and guidelines are followed with an emphasis on safety and infection prevention & control
Be responsible for greeting and engaging with individuals accessing services at the site and asks individuals questions regarding potential symptoms using established and provided scripts and forms.
Provide information about site services and directs individuals to appropriate areas and other site personnel, responds to requests for information, and general information about services.
ABOUT URGENT AND PRIMARY CARE CENTRES:
Urgent and Primary Care Centres (UPCC) will provide care for people with unexpected, non-life-threatening conditions who need medical attention within 12-24 hours but who don't require a visit to the emergency department – this includes sprains, cuts and wounds, an infection, mild asthma attack and less serious child illness and injury. The multidisciplinary health care team will be staffed by general practitioners, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and social workers.
UPCCs are intended to be an additional service in the community, working in concert with all touch points for care to provide appropriate urgent services to patients, when and where they need it.
Education & Experience
Grade 12, and one year's recent related experience in a health care or customer service environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Valid BC Drivers License. Local travel requires the use of a personal vehicle.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to be sensitive, tactful and diplomatic with clients and the public.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to work independently and effectively with others.
Ability to organize and prioritize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?
VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.
Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff
Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.
To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.
VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.