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Screener (Temporary Casual Position)

Posted Sep 21st, 2020 in Careers

    Screener (Temporary Casual Position)

    The Screener position is designed to assist with the screening of patients, visitors, staff, physicians and vendors as they enter Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre. The Covid-19 Screener will be responsible for determining eligibility for entrance, including the screening of signs and symptoms using the questions in the provided screening tool and a thermal forehead thermometer and will refer individuals for secondary screening if required.

    • Non-union
    • Wage is $17 per hour
    • Expected duration of vacancy is 3-6 months with possible extension
    • Available to work all shifts including: call-ins, weekends, days, afternoons, evenings & holidays
    Primary Responsibilities:
    • The primary role of the Screener is to greet and screen all staff, physicians, patients, caregivers and visitors and vendors who enter the hospital
    • To ensure all persons entering the facility follow proper precautionary measures and wear the correct PPE as required
    • Measure and record temperatures using various thermometer types
    • Accurately maintain and document information for records
    • Strong customer service experience with success in conflict resolution
    • Effective interpersonal and courteous communication and problem-solving skills
    • Work independently with minimal supervision and take initiative to assist visitors with their needs
    • Ensure all screening areas are clean and well organized
    • Sanitization of incoming items
    • Other duties as assigned
    The successful candidate will possess:
    • Minimum grade 12 diploma or equivalent
    • Volunteer or formal training in a health care setting is an asset
    • The physical capability to perform the duties of the position and tasks which include: bending, turning, lifting, walking, sitting and standing for extended periods of time.
    • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment which includes: mask, gloves, gown and face shield or googles.
    • Behaviours consistent with Hotel Dieu Shaver values
    • Ability to maintain a polite and courteous manner in stressful situations
    • Must be reliable with excellent attendance record with the ability to work all shifts including days, evenings, weekends and holidays
    • Proficiency in both official languages (English and French) will be considered an asset

    If you are interested in serving our community in an environment of holistic and compassionate care and would like to join our team, we invite you to submit your resume and cover letter.


    Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre
    Human Resources Department
    541 Glenridge Avenue
    St. Catharines, ON L2T 4C2

    Fax: (905) 687-3228

    Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request throughout the recruitment process. We thank all applicants for their reply and advise that only those under consideration will be contacted by the Human Resources Department.

    Closing Date: October 2nd, 2020 at 4pm

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