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Communications Operator

Req #: 26693
Facility: Asante - Medford
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Guest Services (4000-80804)
Category: Guest Services/Facilities
Schedule: On Call
Target Salary Range: $13.39 - $16.84
Union Position: No

Communications Operator Position Overview

The Communications Operator will have the opportunity to join the team at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. You will be responsible for operating the telephone communication center between the public, patients, physicians, and personnel.

As a Communications Operator at Asante, you will have the opportunity to:

Work collaboratively with the dispatch team to manage incoming and outgoing hospital communication

Operate a multi-line phone, take messages and page staff

Triage emergency calls and wrote them to appropriate personnel according to departmental and organizational policy

Monitor other communication and emergency systems



High school diploma or equivalent required

Associate's degree preferred



Six months related experience

Strong written and verbal communication skills


One year switchboard/communications operator experience

Experience in a fast-paced, stressful environment (large acute care facility, emergency services setting, etc.)

Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Office preferred

Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Required Skills

Ability to maintain composure during high stress periods, and interact with a variety of personality types

Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize workload in a high volume environment and maintain excelled customer service skills

A cooperative effort toward team concepts

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is one of the top 15 health systems in the nation. We are located in beautiful Southern Oregon and are the largest healthcare provider in nine counties. We provide comprehensive medical care to more than 580,000 people throughout southern Oregon and northern California. Our facilities employ over 5000 people and include Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners, and additional healthcare partnerships throughout the region.

At Asante we believe that we are defined by our values the traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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