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Communications Assistant II

Harrisonburg, VA

Second (Evenings) (United States of America)Sentara RMH is Hiring a Full Time Day Shift Communications Assistant II!


Sentara 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.


SHIFT- Mid Shift, 8 or 12 hour shifts available


4:30p-3a OR 3:30p-12a


Sentara Rockingham Memorial Hospital Medical Center

Sentara RMH Medical Center, a Magnet designated hospital located in Harrisonburg VA, serves a seven-county area with a population of 218,000 residents. The 238-bed community hospital partnered with the Sentara Healthcare system in May of 2011. Sentara RMH features the RMH Hahn Cancer Center, a state of the art center equipped with the latest cancer fighting technologies available in the nation.


Benefits

Sentara Healthcare offers employees comprehensive health care and retirement benefits designed with you and your family's well-being in mind. Our benefits packages are designed to change with you by meeting your needs now and anticipating what comes next. You have a variety of options for medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, disability and voluntary benefits as well as Paid Time Off in the form of sick time, vacation time and paid parental leave. Team Members have opportunity to earn an annual flat amount Bonus payment if established system and employee eligibility criteria is met.


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Sentara 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, HealthcareSkills


Attention 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.

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