Job Description

Job Title: PBX Operator
Job ID: 628913
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Facility: UPMC McKeesport
Department: Communications Center
Location: 1500 Fifth Avenue, Mckeesport PA 15132


UPMC McKeesport is currently hiring for a PBX Operator.  This individual will serve as the main point of contact with the public and with all hospital departments in routine as well as emergency situations.


This position is a part-time, 24/7, rotating shift.


Up for the challenge?  Apply today!


  • Answer multiple lines while maintaining good customer service.
  • Determine callers requirements (extension desired, information requested, etc.) and transfers call.
  • Initiate voice pages when required.
  • Perform system data entry on request..
  • Process appropriate emergency code or STAT page.
  • Provide Physician on call information to requesting individuals.
  • Provide dialing instructions to patients when requested.
  • Provide service to multiple answering service clients utilizing individualized protocols.
  • Provide status report on any page in progress to the individual requesting the page.
  • Train new operators.
  • Use required phrasing at all times when answering telephone calls.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • One year of experience answering and processing calls through automated phone system.
  • Ability to work all shifts, seven days a week.
  • Ability to interpret procedure manuals (i.e., fire, trouble, disaster, etc.).

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Union Position: Yes

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