The Health Screener serves as the first point of contact for patients, visitors, vendors, delivery personnel, staff, etc. at facility entrances. Provides a warm greeting and ensures those entering the building have a temperature reading within established guidelines and have not had recent exposure to illness, in order to help ensure the health and safety of those present in the facility. Â



Job Responsibilities
Ensures a warm friendly welcome to all individuals entering the facility (e.g., patients, visitors, vendors, delivery personnel, staff, etc.)
Takes temperatures to ensure temp readings for those entering the facility are within standard range (i.e., fever-free)
Utilizes screening questions to ensure individuals entering the facility have not had a recent exposure to illness
Wears provided Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) while distributing PPE to those entering the facility
Follows established protocol for those who present with a fever reading outside the standard range or have had a recent exposure to illness
Monitors the flow of people entering the building to ensure appropriate distancing between individuals in accord with the social distancing guidelines posted leading up to and/or posted at the building entry

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Minimum: High school diploma or equivalent


Preferred: Experience in a clinical setting or hospitality environment preferred

Minimum: Experience in a clinical setting or hospitality environment preferred

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ’s three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:

Competitive salaries
Paid vacation/time off
Continuing education opportunities
Generous retirement plan
Health insurance, including dental and vision
Sick leave
Service awards
Free parking
Short-term disability
Life insurance
Health care and dependent care spending accounts
Education assistance/continuing education
Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 13504 – Screener-Health
Facility: BMC-Attala Critical Access Hospital
Department: CAH AT Pandemic Expenses
Category: Nursing Support & Patient Care
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:MS:Kosciusko
Located in the Jackson, MS metro area