Decatur Memorial Hospital Communications Operator in Decatur, Illinois

Communications Operator

Department:

86510 Telecommunications

Status:

Part Time 03 (17-31 HRS)

Shift:

Varied

Work Hours:

Varied

Job Details:

  • SummaryOperates a computerized telecommunications system. Job Duties Processes calls accurately; memorizes extension numbers.o Maintains, programs, and takes responsibility for the paging and cellular phone systems used by hospital personnel conducting hospital business.o Relays calls appropriately, locates doctors and others, and assists those who need it.o Records special requests by patients and doctors Prioritizes emergency calls.o Responds to disaster information; knows procedures and codes.o Monitors fire alarms and other emergency panels; notifies Fire Department and Security of any malfunctions.o Notifies appropriate personnel of pending and emergency surgeries and processes transport of expired patients to funeral homes. Performs related paperwork.o Maintains lists of hospital personnel needed in emergency situations.o Prepares daily "on call" list for physicians. Attention to detail Fast paced environment Education and/or Other Requirements High School graduate or equivalent. Two year computer-related degree preferred; or sufficient experience with a working knowledge of PC's and related software. Multi-line phone experience preferred.

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