COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT II

  • Memorial Health
  • Springfield, IL, USA
  • Oct 12, 2021
PRN Therapy

Job Description

Responsible for answering incoming calls to main hospital switchboard and determine appropriate resolution.  Accurately transfer calls, answer questions and provide overhead paging for hospital.  Responsible for answering Stat and Rapid Response calls, Prairie Heart Stat Heart calls and Springfield Clinic SCMI calls.  Assume responsibility for the main call center position.  Support and direct new employees and co-workers as needed. Demonstrated leadership characteristics for call center functions.  REQUIRED SKILLS Answer incoming calls to main hospital switchboard. Answer incoming calls to afterhour’s answering service. Answer Stat Code and Rapid Response calls and process timely and appropriately. Answer Stat Heart and SCMI calls. Respond appropriately and in a timely manner to disaster conditions. Meet or exceed statistical goals for answering calls. Create and/or change directory listings as needed. Enter and/or change on-call schedules as needed. Assist with training and development of new Communication Assistants. Help orient them to new role. Communicates effectively with callers and co-workers. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well in stressful situations. Ability to handle lower scale, elevated calls. Willing to work alternative shifts as needed. Applies effective communication with callers and co-workers. Knowledge of hospital, department and HIPAA policies and procedures related to Call Center. Act as a resource for Communication Assistant I and lead by example. Adheres to the Statement of Values and Behavioral Standards. Performs other related work as required or requested. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE Education: High school diploma or GED required. Experience: Minimum two (2) years of experience in telephone operation, communication, call center or related environment required.  Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Medical terminology knowledge helpful. Demonstrated leadership skills required. Knowledge of use of call center database systems and understanding of pager responsibility, trouble-shooting and correction methods required. Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated organizational skills. Demonstrates ability to work independently. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Employment Type (feed only)

PRN