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Communications Specialist

Company: Southcoast Health
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Work for One of the World's Best Hospitals!In 2019, Newsweek named Charlton Memorial, St. Luke's, and Tobey among the Best Hospitals in the World. Why? Because we have some of the most talented people in the world.

We are searching for a Communications Specialist to perform a variety of functions to support and in support of Communications Dept and the Southcoast Hospitals Group under the direction of the Manager, Communications or designee. Duties include, but are not limited to, operation of the communications console and paging equipment, initiation of hospital alarms and emergency procedures, scheduling of patients, and various other clerical and administrative duties.

  • Hours: 20hrs (part time)
  • Shift: Day/Evening shift; 8:30am-5:00pm, 4:00pm-8:00pm w/weekend & holiday rotation
  • Travel: Ability to work at CMH or SLH site if/when needed
    Education and/or Experience Requirements:

    • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office and Windows required.
    • Medical Terminology required.
    • Specialized courses or training on console operation completed within 6 months of hire is required.
    • Excellent customer service, telephone skills, and verbal and written communication skills are required.
    • Previous experience working in the medical field is preferred.
    • Multi-lingual preferred.
    • One year related work experience is required.
    • Proper verbal communications: professional, caring and kind tone.
    • Accurate message taking and accurate spelling.
    • Relay messages accurately and according to specific instructions.
    • Good typing skills from verbal communication.
    • Ability to work well with others and/or alone.
    • Ability to hear multiple alarm sounds.
      *Must be fully vaccinated against seasonal Influenza and the COVID 19 virus and provide required vaccination documentation unless approved for an exemption or deferral by Southcoast prior to starting employment. *Southcoast Health is a community based health delivery system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. For more than 100 years, we have provided quality, patient-focused care in a state-of-the-art environment. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts.

      Together We Are More.

      • 311 years of hospitals' collective continuous 920 + square miles of service across Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island
      • 7,500 + employees: physicians, nurses, IT, Finance, HR, and more
      • Named to Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals 2019 and Best Place to Work by the readers of SouthCoastToday
        We are committed to providing our employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees' lives.

        • Generous Earned Time Off Package**
        • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance*
        • Tuition Assistance**
        • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance*
        • Life & AD&D insurance*
        • Flexible Spending Accounts*
        • 403B Retirement Plan with match
        • HealthQuest Wellness Program
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Employee Discount Program
        • Career Development Opportunities
          *Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 24 hours.
          **Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 20 hours.

          Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Join us as we strive to be More than medicine.Southcoast Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Southcoast Health, New Bedford , Communications Specialist, Other , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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