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Screening Coordinator

Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Location: Aspen
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview:

Embrace the adventure of a career at Aspen Valley Hospital. Aspen Valley Hospital is a twenty-five-bed community hospital that represents the best of two worlds - the warmth and friendliness of a small town and the technical expertise of a major medical center. Our award-winning hospital, nestled in the heart of Aspen, CO, includes a team of more than 500 people dedicated to making a difference for our patients, families, and community. Nationally we are recognized for providing some of the most exceptional patient care of any hospital across the country.

AVH supports vaccinations as the evidence-based and most effective means for our community and country to put COVID-19 behind us and to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations and deaths. In order to better care for our community, as of 10/31/21, AVH requires COVID-19 Vaccination for all Staff.

Job Overview:

The Screening Coordinator will greet patients, employees and visitors to the hospital (or offsite facilities) and screen for symptoms, conduct a temperature check and direct/assist them with directions while maintaining confidentiality, security, and professionalism at all times.

Primary Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Screens all employees, visitors, and patients according to CDC guidelines upon entering the hospital.
  • Conducts temperature screening, following process. Directs those being screened with any history of symptoms and/or current temperature to leave the hospital and communicate with their health care provider directly. Where appropriate, screened individuals may be directed to the Emergency Department.
  • Coordinator will need to follow process using PPE for screening to protect themselves and others.
  • Coordinator will follow procedure for sterilizing thermometers after each use.
  • Coordinator will open and close the screening table daily, properly storing all materials and disposing of trash from the day's screenings.
  • Answer questions as appropriate and/or directs to appropriate staff member

    Population Specific Criteria:

    • Demonstrates the ability to assess and interact with patients, employees and guests of the hospital of all ages, recognizing language and learning barriers, and technology challenges.
    • Able to state his/her duties during a code pink drill.

      Minimum Qualifications:

      • 2-3 years of clinical experience preferred
      • Clinical Training, Certification or Education Preferred
      • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
      • Strong interpersonal skills required
      • Ability to work independently
      • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English
      • Bi-Lingual in Spanish preferred

        Benefits & Compensation:

        Hire-in rates of pay are based upon the relevance of years of experience, education and certifications. Our talent acquisition team will help you understand how your direct experience will be considered.

        Pay range for new hires: $21.07 - $27.43/hr

        Our comprehensive benefits package includes generous paid time off, health insurance within your first 30 days, and retirement, which can be viewed here.

Keywords: Aspen Valley Hospital, Aspen , Screening Coordinator, Other , Aspen, Colorado

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