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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Harrisonburg, Virginia

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Harrisonburg, VA


Work Shift

First (Days) (United States of America)

Job Summary

Entry level position, Sentara Communication Assistants play a critical role within the organization facilitating all emergent and non-emergent communication both externally and internally. Our Centralized Hospital Communications Center is responsible for all Sentara Hospitals and free-standing emergency departments. (Currently 12 hospitals and 4 FSEDs). External call facilitation will generally include, but is not limited to, looking up patient information for friends and family members of patients and transferring customers to appropriate departments throughout the organization. Internal call facilitation will generally include utilizing complex on-call schedules with escalations and facilitating nurse to physician and physician to physician communication to include emergent consultations. Will assist with training new employees at your level and additional duties as assigned.

Previous healthcare and multi-line phone experience preferred. Understanding of medical terminology preferred.


HS - High School Grad or Equivalent (Required)Call Center, Computer/Keyboard Skills, Customer Service, Healthcare


Active Listening, Communication, Microsoft Office, Service Orientation, Speaking, Technology/Computer

Sentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.

Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.

In support of our mission "to improve health every day," this is a tobacco-free environment.