Switchboard Operator/Mail Room
Sanford Health - Sioux Falls, SD

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Part-time, 48 hours per two week pay period. Monday-Thursday 8:00am-1:00pm and Friday 8:00am-12:00pm.

Operates the hospital switchboard console in order to relay incoming, outgoing, and inter-office telephone calls. Performs various hospital communication functions and other duties i.e. pocket pager system, special needs phones. Operates on-call schedule for appropriate areas. Monitors alarms for fire panel, ramp security, code blue panel, etc. Coordinates the emergency calls to the appropriate team. Informs appropriate authorities of malfunctioning equipment. May be required to monitor, sort and deliver incoming mail. Works with all age groups when answering the switchboard.

Operators must be able to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people and different age groups. Operators must be tactful and persistent, but have the ability to remain patient and calm. Must be able to make quick decisions and remain emotionally stable during crisis situations. Operators must have a clear and pleasant voice. Normal eye sight and hearing is essential. Legible writing, intermediate keyboarding and computer skills, and accuracy are important. Punctual and regular attendance is essential.

When students are providing patient care, treatment, and/or services as a part of their training, any/all employees may be asked to supervise the students.

Required Skills

High School Graduate or equivalent.

Required Experience

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Sanford Health-MeritCare was created from the 2009 merger of two Dakota health care legends: South Dakota's Sanford Health and North...