Front Desk Operator – FLEX/PRN, Varied shifts

  • Part Time, Full Time, Locum Tenens/Traveling, Remote
  • Chicago, IL, US

Responsibilities JOB PURPOSE:Responsible for efficient and effective patient and telephone reception within the Hospital. Provide courteous greeting and information to all callers. Record messages for medical staff and ensure prompt delivery of message. Be the point of contact for all hospital code and miscellaneous announcements. Greet clients in the reception area. Monitors lobby and exits Qualifications JOB SPECIFICATIONS:xc2xa0xc2xa0 To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position.xc2xa0Education:xc2xa0xc2xa0 High School DiplomaExperience: Minimum of one year administrative experience preferred. Experience in customer service or healthcare also preferred. Strong computer skills and experience with software applications. Solid communication and customer service skills.Licensure/Certification: None requiredKnowledge: Working knowledge of Hospital safety policy and procedures. Excellent communications skillsSupervision Received:xc2xa0xc2xa0 Communications Coordinator Supervision Exercised:xc2xa0xc2xa0 NoneWorking Conditions:xc2xa0xc2xa0 Works in Hospital lobby. Possible exposure to psychiatric patients who may exhibit violent/aggressive behavior. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases, blood/body fluids and other hazardous waste. General hospital environment. Physical Requirements: Ability to communicate verbally in clear concise manner.xc2xa0xc2xa0 Push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending and stooping. The physical requirements described here are representative of those which must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.Job Classification:xc2xa0xc2xa0 Non-ExemptThis job classification in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The Switchboard Receptionist will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by the Human Resources Assistant.xc2xa0EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries.xc2xa0 We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

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