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GIFT SHOP ASSISTANT in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
Join a winning team supporting the Scripps La Jolla and Scripps Green Gift Store.  Both facilities are conveniently located right off I-5 near the Genesee Avenue exit.  Our Scripps healthcare professionals care for people from a number of communities including Bird Rock, La Jolla Shores, Mount Soledad, University City and beyond.  You will be an integral part of the patient and family experience by bringing your expertise, compassion and excellence to all we do. The ideal candidate will have a retail, merchandiser background and enjoy providing world class customer service.
The Gift Shot Assistant, under general direction of the Gift Shop Coordinator, assists in all operations and business activities of the Hospital Gift Shop. This position assists the Coordinator with displays and restocks merchandise. Other responsibilities include assisting in training and scheduling of volunteers, selling, buying, inventory control, and cash management.  You will fill in for the Gift Shop Coordinator during his/her absence and has the ability to perform competencies as outlined in Volunteer Services Competency Assessment tools.
This is a Part Time, benefited position working between both the Scripps Memorial Ja Lolla and Scripps Green Hospitals.  Ideal candidate will need to have a flexible schedule as this position will need candidate to work day, evening and night shifts to include weekends and holidays. Position is a minimum of 29 hours per week.  Candidate must be willing to commit 29 hours on an on-going basis.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Must have a minimum of two year’s experience in a retail environment, including experience with cash handing and point of sales systems.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Experience buying merchandise, checking in product, setting up displays, data entry and managing invoices.
  • Ability to work independently, problem solve and be familiar with all phases of the gift shop in absence of coordinator.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Previous training and supervision experience.
Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • AA or equivalent experience in retail business preferred.
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, the only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.