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Job Description

Job Title: Telephone Operator
Job ID: 899080148
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: Rotating WKNDS - evening shift 3:30p-12a
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Passavant
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237


Under direct supervision, serves as the main point of contact with the public and with all hospital departments in routine as well as emergency situations.


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


    • High school graduate or equivalent. 
    • 1 year of experience answering and processing calls through automated phone system or 1 year of customer service experience.  
    • Must be able to work all shifts, 7 days a week. Ability to interpret procedure manuals (i.e., fire, trouble, disaster, etc.).

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $13.90 to $21.14 / hour

    Union Position: No

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