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Switchboard Operator

Company: Steward Health Care
Location: Fall River
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, tax paying, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation's largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
For more information, visit www.steward.org.

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:






If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

Position Title: Switchboard Operator

Department: Communications

Job Summary: Coordinates telephone communication at Saint Anne's Hospital essential to the delivery of community healthcare.

  • Able to carry out procedure for Code 99
  • Able to activate safety net through the internet and wireless activation
  • Carries out procedures for all alarms for buildings/equipment
  • Capable of answering calls in a courteous manner with less than three verified complaints in a review year.
  • Able to give direction in a clear, courteous, polite manner
  • Maintains guest/customer relations philosophy in accordance with established standards
  • Capable of using computer system to access patient information
  • Capable of obtaining necessary documentation for the completion of death certificate by notifying physician
  • Provides patient information after hours
  • Provides physician answering service
  • Documents all Dr. Reds/Dr. Drills according to hospital policy
  • Implements hospital policy during natural and manmade disasters using disaster call list
    Minimum Education Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent

    Minimum Work Experience: Previous experience preferred. Three to six months on the job training.

    Other skills and abilities: Ability to operate multiple position telephone switchboard and perform miscellaneous communications and clerical duties as assigned.

    Equipment/Software/Certification: Typing and phone skills required. Xtend software a plus.

    Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

Keywords: Steward Health Care, Fall River , Switchboard Operator, Other , Fall River, Massachusetts

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