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Active Staff Screener

  • Fraser Health

  • Delta, BC, Canada

  • Posting Date: Sep 15, 2022

  • Expiry Date: Mar 14, 2023

  • Job ID: 26716

Expired FEATURED SPONSORED Contract Health Care

Job Description

Why Fraser Health?: Fraser Health continues to be recognized as one of BC's Top Employers, are you someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others?
Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.
We have an exciting Casual opportunity for Active Staff Screeners to join our team at Mountain View Manor located in Delta, BC.
This vacancy is subject to the requirements of the Facility Staff Assignment Order (the “SSO”) issued by the Fraser Health’s Medical Health Officer further to the Order issued by the Provincial Health Officer on April 10th 2020 (amended April 15th 2020) (the “PHO Order”). While these Orders are in effect the successful applicant to this vacancy will be limited to working in only one (1) private long-term care hospital, licensed long-term care facility, registered assisted living facility, stand-alone extended care hospital or provincial mental health facility (the “Facilities”).

Effective October 26th, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.

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Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.
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Supporting the vision, values, purpose and commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centred around patients/clients/residents and families:

Under the direction of the Manager or Designate, the Active Staff Screener supports Long Term Care/Assisted Living/Independent Living (LTC/AL/IL) facilities in outbreak to actively assess and screen staff two times during their shift. Conducts the COVID-19 screening assessment with every facility staff member / contractor, and documents results electronically using Checkbox. In addition to facility staff doing their own self-screening, all staff in an outbreak facility will be screened twice per shift by a Fraser Health Active Staff Screener.

Through the assessment process, the Active Staff Screener will guide and coach staff in practices to ensure compliance, including providing tools such as symptom self-assessment and hand hygiene self-assessment, and isolation recommendations. The Screener will answer questions, field inquiries, directs staff to appropriate resources and identify gaps in documentation, information, or knowledge for review with Site and/or FH leadership and education of staff.


  • Conducts self-assessment in advance of shift. If unable to attend work due to illness, notifies the Manager and the facility contact so that an alternate or replacement Active Staff Screener can be arranged. Calls the Employee Absence Reporting Line (EARL) to report absence.
  • The Active Staff Screener is expected to take the first 15 minutes of the shift to get set up.
  • Performs staff assessments by creating an environment that is non-threatening and will put the employee at ease. Maintains physical distancing whenever possible and wears recommended Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). There will be no direct contact (i.e. swabs) with the employee.
  • Performs staff temperature checks using a contactless infrared thermometer.
  • Provide coaching in the moment, regarding hand hygiene, and the use of gloves, gown, mask, eye protection, physical distancing, and meticulous hand washing when appropriate.
  • Captures COVID-19 staff screening responses electronically on Checkbox and refers the employee to the Facility Manager or designated leader if the employee presents with symptoms.
  • Documents any new questions that have arisen with a brief response in the screener end of shift summary.
  • At the end of the shift, leaves the completed Hand Hygiene self-assessments with the Manager and emails shift summary to appropriate leads for review and follow-up.
  • Screens and educates site visitors on proper infection prevention and control measures such as; frequent hand washing, cough etiquette, and maintaining social distancing. Supports safe visitation by ensuring visitors do not enter the facility if they are sick.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Education and Experience

Grade 12 and one year's recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

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