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Job Details

Communication Operator

Date Posted: 05/23/2024

Requisition Number: 7515

Location: CHA Everett Hospital 

Work Days: Sun, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat 8:00am-4:30pm  

Category: Clerical and Administrative Support  

Department: IT Communications  

Job Type: Full time  

Work Shift: Day 

Hours/Week: 40.00 

Union: Yes 

Union Name: SEIU 1199

This position works on site at the Everett Hospital.

The IT Communications Department provides operation support for all telecommunications systems for all Cambridge Health Alliance sites. Summary: Under the general supervision of the Communications Center Supervisor, the Communications Operator performs routine, emergency and special communications procedures using PC based telephone and data programs to support all CHA hospitals, health centers & administrative offices. Operators handle telephone inquiries from patients, community at large and CHA clinicians and staff and provide accurate information and/or telephone transfer services to the appropriate person or department. 

The Communications Operator accesses on-line directories, on-call schedules, policies and procedures; assists in locating physicians and staff within a fast paced centralized Communications Center. Essential job functions include greeting customers over the telephone with a professional and helpful attitude, accurately handling time sensitive communications requests, efficiently using resources, demonstrating a high level of teamwork, paying attention to detail, and processing multiple tasks between different functions. 


  • High School diploma or equivalent. 
  • Able to read and write English and follow instructions. 
  • Minimum of 1 year experience operating computerized telephone operator switchboard equipment and personal computer with 6 months having been in direct customer service interaction (via telephone) in a fast-paced, high pressure service environment; familiar with beeper paging units.

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