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St. Lawrence Health System Hospital Access Screener in Potsdam, New York

Job Summary

Performs temperature screenings and asks formatted health questions related to COVID-19 within the SLHS. The role screens employees and visitors upon entry and utilizes defined protocols for permitting access to any SLHS facility.

Core Responsibilities

  • Greets employees/visitors and screens for temperature upon entry using provided equipment.

  • Interprets results of temperature screen, using parameters set by infection prevention

  • Asks basic screening questions utilizing provided protocols.

  • Notifies employees and visitors of their temperature.

  • Escorts and coordinates visitors who need help getting to their destination.

  • Denies entry to employees and visitors with designated temperatures or not permitted entry in accordance with designated protocols.

  • Identify and refer individuals to alternate resource if not eligible to enter facility and will report daily logs and potential issues to immediate supervisor.

  • Performs clerical duties associated with the temperature screening function.

  • Is responsible for attending all annual mandatory educational programs as required by position.

  • Employee understands and demonstrates the importance of satisfying the needs of the customer/patient by interacting with him/her in a friendly and caring way, being attentive to the customer’s needs, both psychologically and physically, and by taking the initiative to maintain communication with the customer in order to provide a secure and pleasant experience within the SLHS

Work Experience:

Preferred: Prior experience in a healthcare setting


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Location : Name LinkedCanton-Potsdam Hospital

Job LocationsUS-NY-Potsdam



Shift12 Hour

Shift Details12Hr: 7am - 7pm w-variable hours possible to meet customer needs

CategoryClerical / Admin Support

Job Location : AddressCPH Main Campus

Required LevelHigh School Diploma or Equivalent


Date Posted2/23/2021