Provides telephone answering and referral services for Hospital. Operates central paging system according to specific Hospital procedures. 1.Receives and screens telephone call and connects the caller to the appropriate extension. Provides general and patient information such as room number, telephone extension, condition and visiting hours. Provides on-call information and places outgoing calls for physicians and staff. 2.Pages physicians and other designated hospital personnel, such as supervisors, technicians, maintenance and security as requested. Monitors all alarms as requested, i.e. fire, gasses, water for fire system and bloodbank alarms. 3.Answers emergency calls and notifies appropriate hospital personnel of code and trauma situations. Assists security in monitoring and resetting fire alarm system. 4.Contacts hospital staff via telephone or beeper and transfers calls. 5.Maintains and prepares a variety of records and reports such as on-call schedules, documentation of trauma information, telephone usage records, overhead pages and beeping. 6.May notify various hospital departments of patient arrival, discharge and visitors. 7.Maintains physician availability records as well as lists of hospital staff; transfers calls. 8.According to written request transmitted by nursing unit, notifies physician of request for consultation, relaying details such as patient name, room number, requesting physician, diagnosis and reason for consult 9. Performs other related duties as assigned.
1. High school diploma or equivalent level of knowledge gained through education and/or experience.
2. Six to twelve months clerical experience preferred.
Primary Location: Commerce Township, Michigan
Facility: DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
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Internal Number: 2105004776
About DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.