About The Ottawa Hospital
Inspired by research and driven by compassion!
The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) is one of Canada’s largest learning and research multi-campus hospitals. With more than 1,100 beds and approximately 12,000 staff members, we deliver specialized care to the Eastern Ontario region.
From the compassion of our people to the relentless pursuit of new discoveries, The Ottawa Hospital never stops seeking solutions to the most complex health-care challenges while continually engaging with the community to support our vision for better patient care.
Working together with its research institute, the University of Ottawa, and other partners, the hospital is continually gaining national and international recognition for high-quality patient care, teaching and research, while striving to meet the needs of the culturally diverse community we serve.
Temporary until approximately December 31, 2020.
The primary role of the temporary Screener is to welcome and screen all individuals entering the hospital for symptoms, signs and travel based on the provided screening guidelines using standardized TOH screening processes as well as infection control protocols. The Screener will be responsible to ask patients, employees, vendors and visitors a set of pre-determined questions before granting them access into the hospital and ensure strict confidentiality of health information.
Greet employees, patients and visitors at designated hospital entrances;
Ensure all staff, patients, visitors, and vendors entering the hospital follow proper precautionary measures and wear appropriate personal protective equipment, as required;
Provide masks and donning instructions to patients, visitors, staff and ensures hand sanitizer is used as they enter the Hospital;
Utilize the screening tools provided to assess eligibility for entrance, including screening for signs and symptoms based on the screening tools/protocols;
Assist with sanitizing common surfaces at the entrances;
Act as a liaison between patients, visitors, staff and security and deal with queries as they arise;
Assists patients and visitors as necessary with wayfinding as required.
What you will bring
Completion of High School Diploma;
Proven customer service experience. Experience in a clinical setting is an asset;
Excellent interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making skills;
Able to take initiative and work with minimal supervision;
Adaptable to different situations and able to work under pressure;
Able to follow direction and enforce protocols consistently;
Excellent communication skills in English (oral and written); French is considered an asset;
Availability to work weekdays, weekends and holidays; shift work; days, evenings and nights.
Interested? Apply today!
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by improving the health of the community, excited by leading-edge medical technology, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient safety as we are, we would like to hear from you. Please submit an on-line application for the position you are interested in. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
The Ottawa Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.