Providence Health & Services PBX Operator - Per Diem in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a PBX Operator – Per Diem toProvidence Health & Services in Providence Saint Johns Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.

We are seeking a PBX Operator – Per Diem to

be responsible for

handling all in-coming and outgoing calls and utilizing the beeper and paging

system under routine and emergency situations in accordance with hospital rules

and regulations.

In this

position you will:

  • Reportall phone and switchboard problems, activity in emergency controls panel, and elevatorsout of order to appropriate departments as needed.

  • Relaymessages over the radio (walkie-talkie); announce at the end of the day“visiting hours are over”.

  • Keeprecord of outgoing toll calls made by employees and doctors.

  • Knowemergency codes/procedures; makes calls to police, fire department, etc.

  • Knowfeatures of phone system, hospital personnel, and department extensions.

  • Beable to fulfill these various duties without constant direct supervision andmust rely upon his/her own judgment to handle certain situations that mightarise; maintain confidentiality as appropriate.

  • Demonstratewillingness & ability to float to areas within their scope of practice asnecessary; perform tasks for other departments.


Requiredqualifications for this position include:

  • Abilityto enunciate and speak clearly over the telephone and paging system.

  • Abilityto communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.

  • Verbalability to converse effectively and to understand orders given under emergencyconditions.

  • Clericalability to recognize pertinent details in hospital directory and avoidingerrors in recording and paging.

  • Must be willing to workon call as this is a perdiem position.

Preferredqualifications for this position include:

  • Three(3) months of experience as an operator of a PBX switch-board.

About the departmentyou will serve.

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines. The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 214440