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Communications Assistant II

Company: Sentara
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

City/StateHarrisonburg, VAOverviewWork ShiftFirst (Days) (United States of America)Job SummarySentara Communication Assistants play a critical role within the organization facilitating all emergent and non-emergent communication both externally and internally. Our Centralized Hospital Communications Center is responsible for all Sentara Hospitals and free-standing emergency departments. (Currently 12 hospitals and 4 FSEDs). Emergency Call facilitation will include but is not limited to receiving, activating, and tracking complex emergency alerts such as Security, Facility and Medical Alerts. When processing emergency alerts, in addition to making overhead announcements, you will activate paging groups, contact on-call providers and teams, coordinate and track responses from physicians, specialized nursing teams, air and ground transport, and others. Some of our most serious emergencies will include activating the Sentara Emergency Notification system for mass notifications. Internal call facilitation will generally include utilizing complex on-call schedules with escalations and facilitating nurse to physician and physician to physician communication to include emergent consultations. Will assist with training new employees when needed and additional duties as assigned.

Previous healthcare and high-volume multi-line phone office setting experience preferred. Understanding medical terminology preferred.Qualifications:HS - High School Grad or Equivalent (Required)Call Center, Customer Service, EMS, HealthcareSkillsAttention to Detail, Communication, Critical Thinking, Microsoft OfficeSentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at ecfr.gov for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.
In support of our mission "to improve health every day," this is a tobacco-free environment.

Keywords: Sentara, Harrisonburg , Communications Assistant II, Other , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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