Health Surveillance Screener

Job Title: Health Surveillance Screener **This is a repost** Please do not apply if you have already
Organization: University Health Network
Department: Human Resources
Location: Toronto (all UHN locations)
Rate: $18.00 per hour
Hours of Work: Temporary Casual (Up to 6 month contract) – various shifts – Multiple positions available and must be flexible and available to work up to full-time hours

Purpose of the Position:
To assist in the health surveillance screening of staff, patients and visitors to the various UHN locations. Must be available to be scheduled for shifts that occur seven days a week, 24 hours per day. Early morning, weekend and evening availability is essential. Shifts include 6:00 am start times, and some are overnight.


o Screens patients/visitors/staff at all hospital entrances following established site procedures
o Welcomes patients / visitors and instructs them to sanitize hands as they enter and to follow current hospital guidelines ie. masking, etc… for entry into the hospital
o Assists patient and visitors on the proper way to don a mask, if required
o Assists patients and visitors as needed to direct and occasionally accompany them to their intended destinations
o Responds to patient and visitor queries and concerns in a professional, respectful and courteous manner.
o Follows the procedures outlined for dealing with patients/visitors who fail the screening process
o Checks ID badges and instructs staff to sanitize hands on entering the hospital and to follow current hospital guidelines ie. masking
o Directs staff who do not meet screening criteria to go home and follow up with their supervisor
o Responds to staff queries and concerns in a professional, respectful and courteous manner
o Replenishes and ensures appropriate levels of stock items are available
o Works with the site supervisor to maximize the efficiency in screening areas
o Helps to implement changes in screening processes
o Attends meeting and working groups
o Performs other administrative duties as required.

POSTED DATE: June 4, 2021 CLOSING DATE: June 10, 2021

Posting #867569

Comprised of Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN, the University Health Network (UHN) is Canada’s largest research teaching hospital. With some of the world’s top medical, research and clinical specialists, UHN consists of 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and 3,000 volunteers per year. Find out more about us at

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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