Telephone Operator
Dyer, IN 
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Job Description
We have an immediate opening for three Telephone Operators for Northwest Oncology. These are full time, benefited positions located in Crown Point and Dyer.

Northwest Oncology is the most advanced oncology group in Northwest Indiana. Our physicians have over 50 years of combined experience and received their training at highly acclaimed academic institutions in Chicago. Our Gynecologic Oncology team offers an integrative approach to the diagnosis, treatment and surgical management of women cancers.

SCOPE:

Under direct supervision, is responsible for providing a full range of telephone switchboard duties, including triaging calls and relaying messages. Assists with clerical duties as required. Serves as a liaison between patients and medical staff. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Courteously and efficiently answers all incoming calls and connects callers with the correct extension.
-Takes and relays messages in an accurate and timely manner.
-Responds to emergency and urgent calls from patients in a timely manner. Directs callers immediately to clinical staff as necessary.
-Performs operator functions including triaging calls; connecting and transferring calls; setting up conference calls; instructing users on telephone procedures; and reporting telephone and equipment malfunctions to the appropriate party.
-Provides a pleasant and helpful phone contact for callers.
-Responsible for opening and closing the switchboard.
-Responsible for the in-house paging system.
-Performs clerical duties as assigned to maintain workflow in the department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalent required. Position is entry level and requires 0-3 years experience, preferably in a medical setting.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work may require sitting for long periods of time, stooping and bending/stretching for files and supplies. Requires occasional lifting of files or paper weighing up to 30 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, calculator, telephone, copier and other office equipment. Vision must be correctable to 20/20 and hearing must be in the normal range for telephone contacts.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in an office environment. Involves high levels of contact with patients and public.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
Immediate
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
Open
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