State Of Texas Jobs Near Me – Receptionist

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Job Description:

The Receptionist responds to all calls coming into the switchboard console and assists visitors to the hospital. He/she is usually the first employee to meet and/or greet consumers or visitors of the hospital. The Receptionist will monitor the fire panels and announce emergency codes over the P.A. system.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitors Fire Alarm panels and makes announcements, as necessary to ensure the safety of patients, employees, and visitors.
  • Utilizes the paging system and TDD machines in order to maintain communication with staff and/or patients.
  • Attends and participates in all mandatory training in order to meet DSHS/KSH requirements, maintain job competencies and develop professionally.
  • Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency’s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.
  • Assists visitors, patients, and family members as well as directing to appropriate locations to ensure confidentiality and safety of patients is maintained.
  • Assists with the distribution of payroll checks to paymasters and employees.
  • Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned
  • Responds to calls coming into the switchboard console in order to assist the hospital callers in a professional and timely manner.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to transfer incoming calls to appropriate personnel; handle multiple phone lines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • General experience with routine receptionist and switchboard operations.
  • Knowledge of community resources for referral purposes and agency operations.
  • Ability to keep information confidential.
  • Must be able to maintain composure during emergency situations.
  • Ability to be punctual.
  • Ability to work extra hours and/or shifts other than scheduled.

Job Details:

Company: State Of Texas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Kerrville, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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