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Switchboard Operator

Company: Beth Israel Lahey Health
Location: Newburyport
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you're making a difference in people's lives.Job Type:Per DiemScheduled Hours:0Work Shift:Evening (United States of America)SWITCHBOARD OPERATORJob Description:Performs telecommunications services for the hospital, managing both in-house and incoming calls. Provides necessary information services for visitors. Manages safety and emergency situations at the switchboard.Roles and ResponsibilitiesRelays incoming, outgoing and interoffice calls using the telephone switchboard.Relays information over paging and beeper systems as needed.Displays patience and tact when dealing with hospital personnel.Presents the department in a positive manner to visitors, vendors, and hospital personnel.Maintains courteous and pleasant attitude 100% of the time to patients, family and staff.Maintains confidential patient and department information.Manages emergency situations for fire and safety as they arise.Responds immediately to Code Blue calls and completes necessary communication.Responds immediately to Code Red, Code 444 phone calls and alarms. Completes necessary communications.Responds to Maintenance, Security and Code Alert alarms immediately and completes necessary communication.Log all information in log book as required.Provides information services to staff, visitors and patients.Trains new switchboard operators as assigned by the chief information officer.Trains switchboard operators for the proper operation of the board, security systems, and paging systems.Demonstrates commitment to professional growth and competence.Attends all mandatory departmental and hospital in-services. Follows written goals and objectives.Seeks education and learning experience in areas of identified growth needs.Required SkillsCommunication:Must possess verbal and written skills to communicate effectively and courteously with a diverse group of professional and non-professional members of the health care team, patients and family/significant others.Minimum EducationHigh School GraduateMinimum Work ExperienceOne to two years in general switchboard experience preferredFLSA Status:Non-ExemptAs a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

Keywords: Beth Israel Lahey Health, Lowell , Switchboard Operator, Other , Newburyport, Massachusetts

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