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Telephone Operator - Casual - UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg

  • Job ID: 129726168
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: Days and Evenings
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: Pinnacle Health Support Services
  • Department: Telecommunications-Opera
  • Location: 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15 to $21.66 / hour

Description

Purpose:
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.

This position will work Day/Evening as needed including weekends and holidays.  Could work days, mid-shift or evenings when needed to work, one required weekend per month and one holiday.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

 

Qualifications

  • 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:
Clearances must be dated within 90 days

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct