Communications Specialist Weekends (2:45P-11:15P)
Erickson Living - Silver Spring, MD

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Coordinates telephone communications services in community by performing the following duties.

Essential Functions

Greet and direct residents, visitors, staff and handle questions/concerns efficiently

Operate switchboard and direct calls efficiently

Monitor reception area traffic-directing deliveries, packages, etc.

Keep accurate up to date lists of residents, alphabetically and by resident apartment

Keep accurate census information; hospitalizations, deaths, etc.

Keep accurate list of residents who are away and dates returning for Security purposes

Alert Security to emergencies in accurate, calm manner

Monitor all pull cords for independent living. Track status of resident involved in situation, i.e. transported to hospital, etc.

Receive emergency calls from residents and staff and dispatch appropriate personnel

Page on-call physicians as needed

Dispatch and monitor daily transportation schedule

Log all resident packages and notify of a package pick-up via notice in cubbie hole.

Assure all mail is dispatched through U.S. Mail at the end of each day.

Sorts and distributes all inter-office mail

Sends all residential faxes and copies

Performs any additional duty as requested.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school or GED. Receptionist experience required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision and depth perception.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EEO Statement

Erickson Living, its affiliates, and managed communities are Equal Opportunity Employers and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender/ sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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Legal Disclaimer

UNDER MARYLAND LAW, AN EMPLOYER MAY NOT REQUIRE OR DEMAND AN APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT OR PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYMENT TO SUBMIT TO OR TAKE A POLYGRAPH, LIE DETECTOR, OR SIMILAR TEST OR EXAMINATION AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT OR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT. ANY EMPLOYER WHO VIOLATES THIS PROVISION IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR AND SUBJECT TO A FINE.

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