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Switchboard Operator



At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Pension Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits Effective Date of Hire
  • Same Day Pay through Daily Pay


As a Switchboard Operator, your superior interpersonal and organizational skills, along with your dedication to customer service is vital to ensuring overall customer satisfaction.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Switchboard

SCHEDULE: Day/Eve, Rotating weekends


  • Two (2) years customer service experience, preferably in a fast pace environment setting
  • Demonstrated compassion, empathy and customer service skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including excellent diction and articulation
  • Ability to multitask and work under rigorous pressure
  • Proficient in use of computers; must be able to type a minimum of 35 wpm
  • Bilingual preferred; able to pass a language proficiency assessment within 30 days of hire


  • Call Management. Answer incoming/outgoing/internal calls to the switchboard, promptly and courteously giving priority to STAT and/or emergency calls; connect calls to appropriate personnel; monitor emergency radio, fire panel and other alarm panels; provide over-head page for all internal and external disaster situations (code calls and drills)
  • General Assistance. Provide patient information to customers via computer access and printed reports; enter department schedules, updating as needed; miscellaneous duties as requested by the manager

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: S - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

PAY RANGE: $17.00 - $18.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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