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Swedish Medical Center Telecommunications Attendant - Call Center in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Telecommunications Attendant (Per Diem, Variable Shift) to work in Call Center at Swedish Shared Services in Seattle, WA.

This position is responsible for handling incoming, outgoing and inter-office calls in a timely and efficient manner, while simultaneously responding to all hospital emergency codes. Identify and handle customer inquiries completely and accurately by utilizing customer service skills to optimize the opportunity of each customer contact. Use technology tools as directed and within established guidelines. Required to maintain confidentiality of Swedish Medical Center's customers and data.

In this position you will:

  • Answer all incoming calls. Identify and handle customer inquiries completely and accurately.

  • Transfer calls to appropriate patient rooms, departments, and to employee extensions as requested from caller.

  • Utilize all technology tools (EPIC, AMCOM, Emergin, etc.) as directed and within established guidelines.

  • Respond to emergency code calls in a calm and efficient manner. Overhead page by campus, page appropriate code teams, and calls key departments as identified on each specific code sheet as directed.

  • Complete the specific code sheets properly to ensure all data are captured in an effort to ensure patient safety as it pertains to codes.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Recent clerical or customer service experience.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Prior Call Center and experience on automated telephone systems.

  • Experience in a customer contact or relevant service industry.

About Swedish Shared Services:

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle.

Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Administrative (Non-Clinical)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Heath Bldg (WA204) 801 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 258752