Your Opportunity :
We are looking for safety professionals to aid in Alberta’s COVID-19 pandemic response. Reporting to the Protective Services Site Manager, the Safety Ambassador communicates safety protocols for the site.
As an Alberta Health Service’s (AHS) Safety Ambassador, you will be educating patients, staff and visitors on AHS policies and expectations relating to visitation, orderly conduct, and other safety related matters.
You, the Safety Ambassador, are expected to identify potential risks, including complex, violent or aggressive / disturbing behaviors, and if unable to de-escalate verbally, will be accountable for contacting Protective Services or Police of Jurisdiction for a response.
You will also assist stakeholders in maintaining a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors based on relevant and applicable Emergency Response Procedures.
Success in this role will require strong communication and interpersonal skills, and you may be required to make quick decisions based on fluid and dynamic situations.
You will be expected to effectively utilize a hand-held radio or similar communication device. Your interactions may include the completion of formal documentation such as incident reports or witness statements.
As the Safety Ambassador, you may be required to stand for prolonged periods or move throughout the facility.Selected candidates will be required to successfully complete the mandatory AHS’ Tactical Communications Course in order to obtain employment in this role.
There will be multiple openings for this position in the Edmonton Zone and North Zone.
As an Administrative Support III, you will require advanced administrative or specialized skills and knowledge to support complex procedures, practices and initiatives within a department or program.
Required Qualifications :
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
Additional Required Qualifications :
Completion of Alberta Health Services’ Safety Ambassador tactical communications course.
Preferred Qualifications :
Valid First Aid and CPR Level C - AED certification.Ability to meet the physical demands of the job; walking around for the majority of a shift, working in a hospital environment.