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The University of Kansas Health System Screener (Days; Part-Time, Pawnee Valley Hospital) in Larned, Kansas

Assists in the safety and well-being of all personnel and visitors through screening processes including monitoring and screening people for entrance onto Pawnee Valley Campus.

This position is on an as-needed, temporary basis.

Essential Functions:

  • Administering and interpreting the temperature of an individual utilizing infrared thermometers according to the manufacturer’s instructions and CDC guidance for personal protection.

  • Conducts screenings of persons upon entry to the facility

  • Screen visitors and staff using the health and travel history declaration form/questionnaire

  • Put on (don) and remove (doff) personal protective equipment (PPE) per company protocol as required

  • Reporting cases of positive and negative responses according to established protocols while remaining cognizant of appropriate reporting requirements (State, Local and Federal) requirements (established per site).

  • Normally assigned to a fixed post in an assigned area.

  • Continually observes for safety hazards and persons needing assistance.

  • Handles inquiries made by the public and clients.

  • Controls, regulates, and directs pedestrian traffic.

  • HIPAA compliant

Education/Experience:

  • Healthcare experience (EMT or LPN ) preferred but not required. Training will be provided.

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • At least 18 years of age or older as required by applicable law or contractual requirements

  • Pleasant personality with good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong team player and ability to work independently

  • Customer service oriented

  • General computer literacy

  • Ethical understanding of patient processes, confidentiality, and personal health information (PHI) data management

  • HIPAA compliant

Requisition ID: 2020-25742

Display Department Title: Nursing

External Company Name: The University of Kansas Health System

Street: 923 Carroll Avenue

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