Billings Clinic Patient Assistant and Liaison - Bozeman in BOZEMAN, Montana
You’ll want to join Billings Clinic for our outstanding quality of care, exciting environment, interesting cases from a vast geography, advanced technology and educational opportunities. We are in the top 1% of hospitals internationally for receiving Magnet® Recognition consecutively since 2006.
And you’ll want to stay at Billings Clinic for the amazing teamwork, caring atmosphere, and a culture that values kindness, safety and courage. This is an incredible place to learn and grow. Billings, Montana, is a friendly, college community in the Rocky Mountains with great schools and abundant family activities. Amazing outdoor recreation is just minutes from home. Four seasons of sunshine!
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Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital.Learn more (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/) about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality.
We provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more.Click here (https://www.billingsclinic.com/careers/employee-benefits/) for more information ordownload the Employee Benefits Guide (https://ncstoragemlbillings.blob.core.windows.net/public/2021%20Billings%20Clinic%20Staff%20Benefits%20Guide.pdf) .
Magnet: Commitment to Nursing Excellence
Billings Clinic is proud to be recognized for nursing excellence as a Magnet®-designated organization, joining only 97 other organizations worldwide that have achieved this honor four times. The re-designation process happens every four years. Click here (https://www.billingsclinic.com/campaign-landing-pages/magnet/) to learn more!
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Patient Assistant and Liaison - Bozeman
BOZEMAN AMBULATORY - 8998 (BILLINGS CLINIC BOZEMAN AMBULATORY)
Shift: Day, Evening
Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater)
Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours (Non-Exempt)
Starting Wage DOE + Bozeman Differential
Under general supervision, PALs are responsible for greeting and assisting patients and guests who visit Billings Clinic’s main campus. Duties include valet parking, providing information, way finding regarding services within Billings Clinic and within the community, transporting patients and guests to a wide variety of specialties via personal escort, wheelchair, or providing directions. Reports to Supervisor of Guest Services.
Essential Job Functions
Supports and models behaviors consistent with Billings Clinic’s mission, vision, values, code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency standards as it relates to the environment, employee, patient safety or job performance.
Positively greets and accurately communicates information to all patients and guests arriving at Billings Clinic. Implements and adheres to all aspects of Billings Clinic’s Personal Service Excellence. Utilizes good judgment in providing companionship/escort services as deemed appropriate while ensuring all patient/guests needs are met. Adheres to standardized/suggested scripting for responses.
Proactively offers assistance and suggestions for service needs within Billings Clinic and outside of Billings Clinic, (i.e., convenient restaurants, hotels, daycare, shopping locations, cultural activities and other service needs).
Transports on an as needed basis via shuttle utilizing safe and courteous driving techniques. Adheres to all Billings Clinic policies and procedures relative to the use of the Billings Clinic owned and operated vehicles.
Accounts for inventory of clinic wheelchairs; retrieves clinic wheelchairs from various service areas to ensure adequate equipment is available at the front entry area. Oversees the proper use and storage of equipment and ensures equipment is operationally safe.
Utilizes computer systems to look up information to direct the patients, family members and visitors appropriately (i.e., scheduled appointments, physician location, patient rooms, etc.)
Assists patients/guest with wheelchairs and crutches, transports wheelchair patients/guest in and out of the clinic or hospital.
Proactively greets, offers and explains valet services and extends offer to park patient/guest vehicles at both the clinic building and hospital.
Initiates log of parked vehicles gathering necessary patient/guest information and designates space number of the vehicle. Provides the patient/guest with an identification tag to assist in retrieving the vehicle. Ensures safekeeping of car keys by keeping them in the lock box. Reports stats to supervisor/manager.
Drives and parks the cars in the designated location ensuring all windows are up and all doors are locked. Consideration is given to special security or safety needs that may be in the vehicle. Alerts car driver of any mechanical problems identified such as low tires, etc.
Directs patients/guests to appropriate parking areas for the most convenient access possible and to handicapped spaces as appropriate.
Coordinates closely with other service areas within Billings Clinic to maximize the ability to provide patient/guest assistance and services; works collaboratively with volunteers and escorts; ensures backup plans are in place at all public entrance areas to ensure consistent service expectations. (i.e., assisting in providing patient/guest services in conjunction with conference center activities, health fairs and other special events).
Utilizes performance improvement principles to assess and improve quality.
Identifies needs and sets goals for own growth and development; meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements.
Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency environmental, employee or patient safety standards relevant to job performance.
Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization including cross training to provide backup coverage and support for all services areas.
- High school graduate or equivalent
Certifications and Licenses
Current Montana Drivers license and the ability to be insured to operate Billings Clinic and patient/guest vehicles at hire
Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more atwww.billingsclinic.com/aboutus (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/)
Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.