Patient Experience Concierge

Bridgeport, CT
Oct 11, 2018

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran
Summary:
Performs a variety of duties to ensure that all persons entering the Hospital are authorized and are presented a positive image which maintains the highest standards of customer satisfaction and service orientation. Provides general information related to hospital services; distributes literature on specific health care programs; performs emergency procedures as required and provides efficient directions. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Must become a trained medical interpreter within one year of hire.
Responsibilities:
  • 1. Controls access to facility.
  • 1.1 Ensures that visitors entering the hospital have the proper directions for the area being visited and are visiting during appropriate visiting hours as monitored by feedback from units and departments.
  • 1.2 Controls entrance of all employees to the hospital by observing the employee''s identification badge as indicated by supervisory observation.
  • 1.3 Analyzes and resolves problems independently as appropriate, and knows how and when to refer decisions to others as observed by supervisor.
  • 1.4 Assists patients and visitors by providing wheelchairs when appropriate.
  • 2. Provides directions to patients, visitors, and employees.
  • 2.1 Provides accurate directions to patients, visitors, and employees as observed by supervisor and as indicated by visitor and employee feedback.
  • 2.2 Verbal communications are complete, appropriate, clear and accurate. Listens to and responds to others appropriately as indicated by feedback and supervisory observation.
  • 3. Provides literature on hospital policies and programs to patients, visitors and employees.
  • 3.1 Distributes literature related to hospital policy and procedures to patients, visitors, and employees upon request as observed by supervisor.
  • 3.2 Distributes literature on hospital health care programs upon request as observed by supervisor.
  • 3.3 Maintains adequate supply of literature at assigned post as observed by supervisor.
  • 4. Performs duties related to fire and disaster emergencies.
  • 4.1 Performs specified duties for assigned post during fire emergencies as documented in drill reports.
  • 4.2 Performs specified duties for assigned post during disaster emergencies as observed by supervisor.
  • 5. Generates reports on unusual occurrences at assigned post.
  • 5.1 Identifies and reports maintenance problems as they occur as observed by supervisor.
  • 5.2 Identifies and reports safety hazards as they occur as documented by daily report.
  • 6. Uniforms are worn according to department policy and a professional appearance is projected and maintained.
  • 6.1 Trousers are always clean and pressed as observed by supervisor.
  • 6.2 Shirts are always clean and pressed as observed by supervisor.
  • 6.3 Jackets are clean and in good repair as observed by supervisor.
  • 6.4 Uniform is worn in a professional manner with buttons buttoned, ties in place, along with badge and insignias as observed by supervisor.
  • 6.5 Only department authorized equipment and keys are carried as part of the uniform as observed by supervisor.
  • 7. Observes visitor and vehicle activity in the traffic circle.
  • 7.1 As needed, goes outside to the circle to provide assistance to visitors who need additional support as they exit their vehicles. This may include providing a wheelchair and wheeling the visitor into the lobby.
  • 7.2 As needed, notifies Security if a vehicle obstructs traffic or has been idle for an extended period of time.
    Other information:
    EDUCATION:
    High school graduate plus additional specialized training. Must become a trained medical interpreter within one year of hire.
    EXPERIENCE:
    Customer service experience preferred, 12 months previous experience required.
    SPECIAL_SKILLS:
    Strong interpersonal and communication skills, Sensitivity for people in crisis, Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with
    hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand and walk .The employee must frequently
    stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds,
    occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds. The specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance
    vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work
    environment is usually moderate.
    Incumbents as well as external and internal applicants who become disabled must be able to perform the
    essential job functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by
    case basis.

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    Job Info

    Job: 332

    Department: Patient Relations
    Category: Service & Trades
    Status: Full Time
    Shift: DAYS
    Hours: 40.00