Gift Shop Assistant Coordinator

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Bridgeport, CT
Sep 30, 2020


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.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Performs the day to day activities of the Gift Shop. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.



  • 1. Assists in the completion of all day to day activities of the Gift Shop under the direction of the Gift Shop Coordinator. As an employee of Bridgeport Hospital, adheres to all Hospital policies and procedures and requirements.
  • 2. Practices effective merchandising including but not limited to the following:
    • 2.1 Sales - Performs all aspects of sales of merchandise including: receiving, pricing, stocking and documentation of all items in inventory.
  • 3. Converts and maintains accurate efficient inventory system from paper system to computerized sales and inventory management system.
  • 4. Performs other duties as required to advance the mission, goals and objectives of the Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary.
  • 5. Assists volunteers and staff with any problems relating to shop.
  • 6. Maintenance of shop- shelves, floor, windows, etc. need to be dusted, vacuumed, and or washed on a regular basis.
    • 6.1 Walking through each aisle every night before closing to make sure everything is in order.




High school diploma, college coursework a plus.




2+ years prior retail management experience with outstanding customer service skills.




Day/Evening; Flexible hours.




Merchandising/visual skills; experience with specialty retail and hard goods. Excellent customer service skills. Proficient computer skills and applications to retail merchandising. Strong analytical skills and ability to problem solve. Ability to work independently. Understanding of basic accounting, financial bookkeeping practices. Excellent interpersonal and strong communication skills. Good planning, organizational and time management skills. Ability to meet deadlines, and consistently follow up. Must be able to work flexible hours, days, and holidays as needed to keep Gift Shop open especially when volunteers are unable to come in.




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.



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Job Info

Job: 16753

Department: Gift Shop
Status: Part Time Non-Benefits Eligible
Hours: 20

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