Point of Entry Screener (Multiple Positions)

Mississippi, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 05, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Delta State University

Point of Entry Screener (Multiple Positions)

Position Type: Staff

Department: Delta State University

Posting Number: 201201040

Full or Part Time: Other

Tenure/Non-Tenure: Non-Tenure Track

Salary Basis: Hourly

The Point of Entry Screener will perform temperature screening at Delta State University facilities on personnel to identify persons who may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus and to minimize the risk of spreading the virus.

All Point of Entry Screeners involved in personnel screening for COVID-19 will be responsible for temperature assessment, hand hygiene protocols, infection control series, and questionnaire administration.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Explain to all personnel the purpose of the screening
  • Greet persons entering and existing the facility in a professional manner
  • Take temperature readings of employees and visitors
  • Provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to employees and visitors
  • Collect employee and visitor information and screening health related information from individuals
  • Document accurate information on appropriate forms
  • Ensure the right to privacy and confidentiality of anyone identified as a suspected case are maintained
  • Ask suspected cases to leave the facility that are identified by the screening assessment
  • Report suspected cases according to the established protocols
  • Ensure screening area is set-up with PPE and employee information
  • Wash hands thoroughly before donning required PPE
  • Maintain safe distance between individuals in line for screening
  • Safely dispose of all disposable PPE including items such as gloves
  • Sanitize hands before replacement gloves are put on
  • Clean assigned areas using appropriate cleaning materials and supplies according to procedures

    High School Diploma or equivalent.

    High School Diploma or equivalent.

    HourlyCommensurate with experience, qualifications, and university’s resources.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    High School Diploma or equivalent.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    This position is a full-time, temp, one year appointment with the possibility of an extension.

    Screeners shall wear the following Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):
    • Mask
    • Gloves

    Given that this role has been created to respond to the threat posed by Covid-19 it is essential that applicants are in good health and don’t have any respiratory conditions.

    Additional Information:

    Open Date: 07/16/2020

    Close Date:

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Click Here

    Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University.