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Proof of vaccination is not required upon hire; however, employees will be responsible for ensuring post-hire compliance by getting vaccinated or requesting a medical or religious exemption.

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Telephone Operator - UPMC East

  • Job ID: 143689003
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC East
  • Department: Telecommunications
  • Location: 2775 Mosside Blvd, Monroeville PA 15146
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.22 to $23.26 / hour

Description

Have you always wanted to get your healthcare career started?  Are you interested in a position that offers terrific benefits and opportunities to grow?  Do you enjoy working "hands on" in a team environment?  Then you may be a perfect fit for our Telephone Operator opportunity with UPMC East.

UPMC East is currently hiring a regular, fulltime Telephone Operator to work various shifts including day, evening and overnight.  This position will also have weekend and holiday responsibility.

Candidates will be placed in the appropriate job title/salary grade based on education and experience.

Apply today to see where your career can take you!

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.

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:

  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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