Classification:   Casual, Temporary

Rate of Pay:       $21.00/hr

Department:      Extended Care Wing

Reference #:      2022-51

Job Summary:

Under the direction and general supervision of the Director of Care, the COVID-19 Screener/Rapid Antigen Tester is responsible for screening all visitors of our Long-Term Care (LTC) unit and conducting and analyzing the results of COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing (swabs) for visitors.  This person is also responsible for communicating and enforcing visitor policies and procedures, educating visitors on hand hygiene and proper PPE usage.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Greet and direct visitors of LTC.
  • Conduct COVID-19 screening questionnaire of all persons entering and exiting the LTC unit.
  • Administers COVID-19 Rapid Antigen swab (training provided) to visitors, contractors and staff. Interprets and accurately records testing results.
  • Performs other clerical duties as they arise.

Qualification and Requirements:

  1. Training as a health care professional considered an asset.
  2. Knowledge of Infection Control considered an asset.
  3. Effective organization and time management skills.
  4. Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  5. Basic computer skills.
  6. Strong communication and people skills.
  7. Attention to detail.

Apply with resumé and cover letter – quoting reference number – in confidence to:

Human Resources

Atikokan General Hospital, 120 Dorothy Street

Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0

Fax: (807) 597-4305



NOTE: Applicants who require accommodations in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources for support using the above contact information.

Atikokan General Hospital is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment supporting diversity in our work environment to provide quality care where all feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce reflective of the communities in which we live and serve and encourage Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply.

We thank all those who apply, however, only those candidates selected in the recruitment process will be contacted.

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