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Switchboard Operator

Wilmington, DE 19801
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As one of the nations leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children even those who may never enter our doors through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.

A customer service agent who is responsible to operate telephone switchboard using computer and headset. Expedite incoming, outgoing and interoffice calls. Maintain daily on call information via computer for paging medical staff and other hospital personnel as required.

Bilingual Preferred (English/Spanish)

Essential Functions:

  • Answer calls as they appear on the console and assist caller in locating the requested associate or department.
  • Maintain pleasant, courteous and calm attitude throughout the duration of all calls.
  • Fully assess need of caller and transfer call in the most expeditious manner to the intended associate or department.
  • Utilize on-line, on-call schedules to identify correct on-call medical staff and other key administrative personnel.
  • Answer Private Physician Line and make necessary pages as needed
  • Report all telephone console problems to the Helpdesk for resolution.
  • Adhere to key performance indicators and identify opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times.
  • Adhere to Nemours policies, procedures, and practice the core values and Standards of Behavior of the hospital.
  • Must be willing to adjustschedule as call volume or staffing dictates

Non -Essential Functions:

  • Pursues and completes ongoing, self selected, or Enterprise directed education and /or professional development. Maintains knowledge of clinical services and personnel as well as technical aspects of Switchboard and Answering Services.
  • Complete other projects and duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements:

  • More than 5 years of job related experience.

  • High School Diploma


Week 1- Mon, Tues, Wed (10:30-7:00pm) and Sat (2:30-11:00pm) -32 hours
Week 2- Sun (2:30-11:00pm), Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs (10:30-7:00pm)- 40 hours

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique Bridge to a Healthy Future pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2019-12-24
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