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Switchboard Operator
Location:Vernon
Facility:VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01269280
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Department:VJH PATIENT REGISTRATION
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$22.89
Close Date:JULY 31, 2019*
Comments:**Please submit a High School Diploma and a Typing Test (min. 45 wpm within past 48 months) from recognized institution.**

Position Summary

Vernon Jubilee Hospital is looking for a Casual Switchboard Operator. Apply today!

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:
• A current Typing Test 45 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution, (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED);
• Your Grade 12 Diploma;
• Your Resume indicating two year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
• A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position;
• Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Schools/Colleges/Universities.

This position performs a variety of switchboard, registration and cashier duties, such as:
• Processes calls (internal and external) and establishes communication links;
• Provides information to customers and assists in relaying messages;
• Answers emergency calls and follows established communications procedures in emergency situations;
• Maintains Physician paging system and after hours physician’s emergency lines;
• Records and organizes data to facilitate the operations of the morgue;
• Receives "On-Call" information from physicians and updates data as required;
• Receives patient porter requests and dispatches transfers to the patient porter team;
• Maintains confidentiality of classified information.

Hours of work: Rotating Days, Evenings, Nights – 07:00 to 15:00, 15:00 to 23:00, 23:00 to 07:00
This is a Casual opportunity.

Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces....Be part of a dynamic team!

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.
 
Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12,
• Two year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Completion of a Typing Test 45 wpm or greater, dated within the past 48 months and must be issued from a valid institution only. (ON-LINE TESTS ARE NOT ACCEPTED)

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to keyboard at 45 w.p.m.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Ability to physically carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.

**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.**

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT