Dallas, TX US
Area of Interest:
Texas Health Dallas
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is seeking a PBX Operator PRN to work "as needed."
Variable schedules include 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts, including weekends and holidays.
High School Diploma or equivalent required
One year of hospital experience required
Knowledge of computer software and keyboarding skills
CRT experience helpful
Knowledge w/Emergency codes (e.g. fire, disasters, Code Blue medical emergencies, all codes etc.) helpful
Must display good leadership qualities and exemplify the system vision of THR.
Must be a mentor and coach to fellow peers.
Must possess the ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and continuously with callers on a daily basis.
Must be able to interact with patients and their families under stressful conditions.
Must portray a high quality of customer service skills, including verbal/oral skills.
Job Responsibilities: (Including but not limited to):
Receives and processes all calls, internal and external, via PBX switchboard.
Understands and follows release of information policy.
Maintains extensive knowledge of hospital extensions and uses appropriate screening and prioritization skills to transfer incoming calls.
Utilizes overhead paging system to locate physicians and relay management approved information to employees and visitors.
Assists with training of new PBX staff.
Monitors all code monitors (i.e. Code Blue, Code Red, etc.) and answers code phone and code board immediately.
Remains calm in all emergent situations and makes appropriate announcements according to hospital and/or departmental policies, notifying all appropriate departments and individuals through telephone calls, voice paging and digital paging when an emergency situation and/or code occurs.
Dispatches security for all requests from staff and all code situations.
Adapts to changing needs of unit by maintaining flexibility in scheduling to meet needs of department and others, follows and accepts department scheduling guidelines.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.