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Information Desk Receptionist (Per Diem)

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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details: Seeking to hire one morning per diem, one afternoon per diem and one weekend per diem

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.

Greets hospital visitors, patients and vendors at the Information and Guest Services Desk. Provides assistance and directions to anyone requiring such. Receives, advises and directs all persons requiring information pertinent to the Hospital, patients and personnel. Assists with patient transport. Strictly abides by resort/hospitality and Hospital Customer Service Initiative standards. Maintains confidentiality of all patient and hospital information at all times.


Education: Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: At least one (1) year of experience in reception, resort hotel, hospitality and/or public relations is required. Three (3) years reception experience in a healthcare setting preferred.

Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use). Excellent customer service skills. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with departments, employees, physicians, managers, patients and visitors. Basic computer skills required. Ability to communicate with a wide variety of people. Ability to be resourceful in managing numerous demands/activities simultaneously.

Ability to react and perform under strict timelines and/or emergency situations. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times. Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good judgment to perform duties promptly and consistently with little discretion.

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment

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