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Communications Operator

Harris, New York
Job Type
1 Sep 2022

At Garnet Health, the Hudson Valley s leading integrated health system, you ll find the perfect balance of a satisfying career and a rewarding lifestyle. Our focus is on patient-centric care with a collective of visionary leaders and dedicated and caring professionals working as a team to deliver the best for the people we serve. If you re interested in a health system that s both growing and award-winning, serving a diverse community that provides the best of both city and rural life, we invite to make your career home with us as a Communications Operator on our Communications team at/in Garnet Health Medical Center Catskills.


A Communications professional who is responsible and accountable to the Director of Communications and the Director of Facilities Management. They are responsible for handling all types of calls and emergencies throughout the hospital, as well as, knowing the use of all communications equipment (switchboards) and specialized equipment, i.e. TTY (for hearing impaired.)

At Garnet Health, we are committed to supporting your career growth and professional potential. We are responsive, attentive and dedicated to the success and satisfaction of our team members. Here, you ll find resources that will help you excel in your career, tuition reimbursement programs for your continued education, and comprehensive health, dental and retirement benefits designed to fit your individual and family needs. Our inclusive and diverse team culture encourages you to contribute your exceptional talents, skills and perspectives to the success of our system, one another, our communities and our patients.

Join the Garnet Health team and let your excellence shine.


Minimum Education: High School Diploma.

Minimum Experience: One (1) year experience preferred

Required Certification/Registration: None

Physical Requirements: Requires 80% sitting and 20% standing or walking. Occasional bending, twisting, stooping, kneeling, and reaching is required.

Working Conditions:

Environmental Demands and Exposure to Hazards: Works in a clean, well- lighted, heated or ventilated facility. No routine exposure to hazards. May have occasional exposure to blood, body substances, infectious materials, chemical hazards, vibration, radiation, slippery surfaces, or noise that may result from performance of duties.
Physical Demands: Demonstrates physical and functional ability to perform full anatomical range of motion to accomplish tasks. Evidence of visual and aural acuity and finger and hand dexterity to operate computer and office equipment. Can withstand long periods of sitting, standing and/or constant walking. Ability to lift 25 lbs.
Mental Demands: Ability to foster collaborative relationships, to work well under pressure, to organize and synthesize new information, and prioritize tasks. Possesses critical thinking, analytical skills and flexibility. Ability to multi-task. Required detailed attention to work in an environment where interruptions cannot be controlled. Demonstrates sensitivity to customer needs and expectations. May be subject to irregular hours including evenings or potentially weekends to participate in operational and community events as necessary.
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  • Job Reference: 700973292-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Garnet Health
  • Location: Harris, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent