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Medical Screener

Company: Blue Ridge Community Health Services
Location: Hendersonville
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionBlue Ridge Health is currently seeking a Medical Screener to be part of our Clinical Team.This position's primary purpose is to positively interact with patients entering the clinic site following Blue Ridge Health's (BRH) medical screening requirements and policies. Ensures that all guests, visitors and personnel entering the facility are symptom free or redirects appropriately.About Blue Ridge HealthBlue Ridge Health (BRH) is a nonprofit system of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) that works closely with communities to meet the ever-changing healthcare needs of Western North Carolina with accessible, high-quality, comprehensive primary care services. With 28 healthcare practices throughout the region and additional programs within schools, BRH offers primary care, dental, pharmacy, behavioral health, and nutrition services that prioritize an exceptional patient care experience. For more than 55 years, BRH has served as the leader in community-focused healthcare, providing services to communities in Henderson, Rutherford, Polk, Buncombe, Transylvania, Jackson, Swain and Haywood counties.Responsibilities:Greet patients, guests and other personnel upon arrival to clinic.Explain need for screening procedure due to COVID-19 if necessary.Instruct patients, guests and other personnel when they are and are not able to enter clinic site.Screen patients, guests and other personnel for fever and/or other visible signs or symptoms of COVID-19.Ask required questions to each patient, guest or visitor relating to their current health status before granting entry to clinic.Determine based on screening if entry is allowed under current protocol.Record information gathered from medical screenings of each patient, guest or visitor.Report failed/flagged screenings to appropriate staff to be handled as needed.Communicate information with other team members and supervision as required.Provides assistance to front desk, check-in, check-out, pharmacy prescription car-side delivery and other duties as assigned by supervisionCross trains for other organizational roles as assigned by supervision

Description of Primary Attributes:Able to work independently and as part of a team to complete assigned tasksAble to complete required tasks in an efficient and timely manner.Has a high attention to detail and accuracy.Excellent communication and customer service skills.Ability to anticipate potential problems and identify solutions.Ability to maintain confidentiality.Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships.Professional and Technical Knowledge:High School EducationBasic medical terminology.Bilingual preferred.Physical Demands:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to, stand, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to screen personnel.Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment for long periods of time.Ability to stand for extended periods of time.Moderate noise level typical to an office environment.Regular, predictable attendance is required as business demand dictates.This position may require working outdoors, for long periods of time.Blue Ridge Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

Keywords: Blue Ridge Community Health Services, Asheville , Medical Screener, Healthcare , Hendersonville, North Carolina

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