Screener - Per Diem

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 171015-1A
Date Posted: Oct 29, 2021
Category: Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.


About the Job

JOB SUMMARY:  Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by screening patients, families, visitors & vendors for Covid during the pandemic and beyond, as needed.  This customer service represents the entry points of hospital and off site locations and will strongly influence the overall perception of care for the patient.




Required:  High School Diploma or equivalent



Required:   Prior customer service and/or experience in a health care setting preferred.


Other Skills/Knowledge


?                    Good communication and interpersonal skills

?                    Common sense and good  decision making skills

?                    For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in           English with patients, visitors and hospital colleagues.









PPE is provided: masks, goggles or shield required, Gloves for cleaning only.

On-call Requirement:  N/A


Schedule Requirements:  Schedule may be modified based on the needs of the hospital.. Holiday rotation required.


Travel Requirements:  N/A



?                    Reporting to Director of Volunteers, Patient Transport & Greeters

?                  Not responsible for supervising the work of others.


As part of the Winchester Hospital team, this position

·        Administers required health questionnaires to employees, visitors, vendors, & contractors utilizing a provided screening tool.

·        Greets patients and others timely and in a manner that is respectful and empathetic.

·        Provides assistance with the entry/exit doors, as needed

·        Offers wheelchair when appropriate.  Retrieves wheelchair and assists individual into the chair.  Pushes patient in wheelchair as necessary

·        Reviews the computer system to assess information, as needed.

·        Ensures individuals are directed as needed, including calling areas to determine the proper location & alert staff of their arrival.

·        Answers common, non-clinical/complex questions and escalates questions as appropriate.

·         Provides general information regarding the Hospital, its services and other information to improve the total experience.

·        Provides a friendly hello and farewell when individuals enter or leave the hospital or it’s offsite locations

  • Provides a friendly farewell and well wishes when individuals leave the hospital.

·        As the workflow and the work area allows, may perform other  duties based on the needs of the hospital.

·        Maintains a neat and orderly presentation of the desk  area. 

·        Reports any facility and safety issues to the Service Response Center.

·        Represents the hospital professionally by being neat and pleasant at all time.



Per diem, as needed by the department

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.