Switchboard Operator
Worcester, MA 
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Job Description
Position at UMass Memorial Health
Everyone Is a Caregiver.

At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition # 203062
Title: Telephone Switchboard Operator
Department: Information Systems
Shift: Days
Status: Non-Exempt
Union: Non-Union
Hours: 32 hours
Shift Length: 8 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Healthcare - 60 Hospital Road, Leominster, MA.

Position Summary:

This position includes operating telephone control board and paging system, dispatching incoming calls, and paging internal and on-call clinical staff during and after regular business hours.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Answers phones and routes incoming calls to appropriate offices or personnel; Dispatch emergency Code calls to clinical personnel. Processes paperwork in an efficient manner according to set procedures. This includes proper filing and distribution of clinical on-call schedules and wireless devices.
  • Complies with established departmental policies, procedures and objectives.
  • Attends variety of meetings, conferences, seminars as required or directed.
  • Demonstrates use of Quality Improvement in daily operations.
  • Complies with all health and safety regulations and requirements.

Position Qualifications:


Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience/Skills Required:

Must have knowledge and experience with MS Office products (specifically EXCEL). Must have accurate keyboarding skills. Good verbal and written communication skills to include proper vocabulary, spelling, grammar and sentence structure. Good customer service skills. Previous operator/switchboard and customer service experience preferred. Must be able to work all shifts, weekends, and holidays as required.

Preferred: Medical Terminology certified or equivalent experience is helpful.

Standards of Respect:

Acknowledge | Listen | Communicate | Be Responsive | Be a Team Player | Be Kind

We're striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial - for our patients and for each other. We're expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMH recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at . We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

UMass Memorial Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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