Switchboard Operator/Receptionist

Job posted: 13/09/2021
Applications close: 19/09/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Human Resources, Legal, Occupational Health and Safety

Reference: 38914

Reference: 38914

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Human Resources, Legal, Occupational Health and Safety

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Receptionist/Switchboard Operator to join our Switchboard Services department,

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate your skills in the following key selection criteria:

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Capacity to assess and prioritise competing tasks and deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Flexible and responsible attitude to meet department's needs.

  • Demonstrated ability to work within a busy and demanding environment.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, with the ability to cpmmunicate with management and staff at all levels.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Answering, sreening and appropriately prioritising high-volume calls and enquiries.

  • Ability to manage emergencies without loosing focus.

  • Actioning of emergency procedures, initiating prompt emergency paging and public address announcements.

  • Initiating individual and group paging messages.

  • Maintaining accurate doctors' rosters

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Switchboard Operator/Receptionist

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Beti Petroska - (03) 9496 3998
Leanne Batchelder - (03) 9496 5100

Switchboard Operator/Receptionist