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Gift Shop Assistant

Job ID: 100804 Date posted: February 04, 2020

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Auxiliary Gift Shop
  • Clerical Jobs
  • Variable
  • Per Diem


The Gift Shop Assistant will join a team of paid staff and volunteers to perform retail store duties.  Responsibilities include; serving as a resource and trainer for volunteer work force in gift shop, modeling excellent customer service and upsell tactics, maintaining order in the store and storage room, covering open shifts as need arises, assisting with posting daily deposits, conducting physical inventories, unpacking, pricing and stocking new merchandise.
The ideal candidate will go above and beyond to meet the customers' needs, can interact respectfully with a wide range of people and personalities, takes direction well, but is also willing to contribute their ideas to the betterment of the shop, as a team player.
The Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center Gift Shop is the major fund-raising project of the Sharp Chula Vista Auxiliary, which is the hospital's service and philanthropic organization. Approximately twenty volunteers provide the majority of sales support in the shop, and one full-time paid coordinator is responsible for the daily operations. Our quaint and unique shop attracts a variety of shoppers  and sells a wide variety of quality gift items, cards, balloons, flowers, novelties and snacks to the hospital employees, visitors, patients and community.
As the leading provider of health care services in the South Bay, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343 bed facility that delivers high-quality care designed to meet the needs of the community. Home to the region’s most comprehensive heart program, it also has the area’s only radiation oncology center and certified community hospital cancer program. The hospital has San Diego County’s only comprehensive Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Center, which serves patients who wish to avoid blood transfusions for personal or religious reasons.
Sharp Chula Vista is currently doubling the size of its Emergency Department and opened the new Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center, a unique healing environment with the most advanced medical technology available for cancer treatment.

This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County.
Variable shift, every weekend and variable week day hours.
Working hours vary between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m., seven days per week.
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Computer skills
  • Knowledge of POS Data System
  • Excellent customer services skills  
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • One year retail management experience
  • Bilingual in Spanish


Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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