Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Guest Service Associate* in New York, New York

Guest Service Associate*

Job Posting Number: 23307

Allied Health – All

New York,NY

June 22, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

You are:

  • Emotionally intelligent.

  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • A strong communicator in both oral and written communications.

  • A fast responder capable of innovative thinking to solve problems and deliver results.

  • Someone with attention to detail and the ability to identify and implement process improvements.

  • A team player.

You will:

  • Enhance the patient and caregiver experience through efforts directed at decreasing emotional suffering, addressing personal needs, concerns and mitigating patient flow issues.

  • Follow direction of clinical team and collaborate with various center departments to address patient needs.

  • Uphold a positive, professional appearance and convey a professional demeanor in the performance of assigned duties.

  • Orient patient and caregivers to the UCC bed area, including call bell, television, high risk for falls procedure.

  • Coordinate and follow up on appointments, including radiology, consults and providing updated information to the patient and caregivers.

  • Increase patient satisfaction by providing an avenue to express concerns and use a variety of methods to encourage patients to voice their concerns; probes for underlying issues and concerns.

  • Demonstrate excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and professional judgment skills under limited direct supervision.

  • Provide answers to patient inquiries on a timely basis by coordinating with other team members to ensure efficiency and courteous customer service.

  • Act as a welcoming resource for all visitors to the department by giving clear direction, referrals, and information regarding hospital policies and procedures.

  • Maintain a clean, operational, and safe environment and alert supervisor when conditions (e.g., systems, supplies, equipment) have the potential to have a negative impact on patient safety.

You have:

  • High School Diploma / GED (Required)

  • Bachelor Degree (Preferred)

  • Minimum experience needed: 2 years

  • Must have intermediate computer skills.

Available Shifts:

  • 8:00am – 6:00pm Monday through Friday with weekend rotation.

  • 12:00pm – 10:00pm Monday through Friday with weekend rotation.

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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