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Hospital Service Ambassador

Company: Mount Auburn Hospital
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Principal Duties and Responsibilities1. Greets and directs patients and visitors courteously and in a way that is sensitive to their culture or linguistic orientation; responds to inquiries regarding patient or department locations. Directs patients and visitors in the way-findings process, including providing accurate directions of the campus and escorting of patients/visitors when needed.2. Screens patients and visitors for health symptoms as appropriate and outlined by current and evolving hospital policies. Monitors the supply of visitor materials such as visitor badges, makes and other appropriate items to ensure own safety and safety of patients and visitors3. May coordinate with Interpreter Services to assist non-English speaking patients and visitors, ensures the access to accurate information and high quality services. Assists hearing -impaired patients with access to TTY (Teletype) telephones.4. Utilizes computer systems to access, monitor, and verify appropriate patient information concerning location, condition, phone number, and clinic and procedure area. Assists patients, visitors, and staff use the hospital paging system.5. Communicates and monitors entrance policies, which may include universal masking and visitor restrictions. Reports issues to the direct manager or the appropriate department.6. Ensures hospital lobbies and public areas are clean, safe, and uncluttered in accordance with all infection control standards. Contacts appropriate departments to resolve issues when they arise.7. May respond to requests from patient requiring escort or assistance requiring wheelchair or other assistive support.8. Provides accurate, service- oriented responses to a wide variety of inquiries via the patient information telephone lines while protecting patient confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA policies and guidelines.9. Performs other duties as assigned within the scope of Hospital Ambassador role.10. Attendance and punctuality, including the use of time keeping software before beginning work and at the end of day.11. Holiday rotations.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED1. High School diploma or GED required.2. 3-5 years related work experience required.3. Must possess customer service experience.4. Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications, which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.WORKING CONDITIONS1. Normal office environment, sedentary 50% of the time2. Repetitive hand movement and visual concentration at video display terminal over 75% of the time, while viewing information.3. Communicates via the telephone over 50% of the time.

Keywords: Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge , Hospital Service Ambassador, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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