Gift Shop Clerk - PRN
Barnes-Jewish Hospital - St. Louis, MO

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About Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top 10 hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

About the Department

The Hospitality Service Department encompasses all aspects of the Patient and Guest Relations, Concierge Services, Retail Shops, Barnes Lodges and Volunteer Services. Our objective is to provide impeccable and consistent service to all patients, their families and visitors that enter our hospital. We strive to offer efficient and personalized service in a warm and courteous manner with the aim of delivering an extraordinary experience. Hospitality Service is responsible for making positive connections and lasting impressions with our guests. The Gift Gallery is located on the 3rd floor of the Center for Advanced Medicine. The Gift Gallery is available to patients and visitors to purchase items such as snacks, cards, candy, stamps, specialty gifts, personal items, books, magazines, and newspapers. Specially designed fresh floral arrangements are also available through the Gift Gallery.

Role Purpose
The Gift Shop Clerk performs a variety of functions such as cashiering, selling, assisting customers, and light cleaning. This position supports the gift shop manager in the daily operations of the gift shop, which includes coordination of gift shop duties as well as overseeing flower shop operations. This position promotes the safety and well-being of all contacts and supports the key results area of Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Essential Responsibilities:
Performs cash functions including ringing sales, maintaining paperwork, ensuring product knowledge and providing receipts
Responds to internal and external customer requests and assists customer's with merchandise selection. Works cooperatively and provides general information
Provides excellent customer service by assisting customers, resolving problems and meeting customer needs in a manner that is timely and reflects positively on the shop
Oversees shop operations and delegates duties as necessary 50%
Handles hazardous and infectious waste properly. Practices infection control and adheres to Universal Standard Precautions
Uses equipment and materials properly, reports malfunctions/expirations promptly.
Performs quality controls for all equipment per policy. Attends in services on new equipment
Follows safety regulations and attends required safety training annually. Supports and maintains awareness of hospital and department Safety and Disaster Plans/Drills

Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:
Strong Customer Service experience - 2 years or more

Retail Clerk experience - 2 years or more

Cashier experience - 2 years or more


Comprehensive medical and dental coverage options
Paid pension plan
401(k)/403(b) savings plan with company match
Tuition Assistance and Scholarship Funds
Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
BJC Fitness Center
Subsidized child care

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