Switchboard Operator

Per Diem
201 Pleasant Hill Road
Chester, NJ 07930
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Job Description

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

Select Medical

Chester, NJ


Switchboard Operator - as needed

 Holidays, Weekends, evenings

For six decades,Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has pioneered the course of physical medicine and rehabilitation and is a recognized leader for stroke,brain,spinal cord injuries and work with amputees and orthopedic /neurological rehabilitation. Consistently named to the prestigious 'America's Best Hospitals' list by US News & World Report. Kessler has set the gold standard in medical rehabilitation and is ranked as one of the top rehabilitation hospitals in the nation.        



Benefits of being a Switchboard Operator with us:

  • You are a valued member of our team
  • The ability to grow and learn new skills
  • Advancement opportunities 
  • Gaining health care experience
  • Competitive rates 
  • Team-oriented culture 


Position Summary 

Operates the switchboard and page system. Acts as Institute receptionist. Provides supportive clerical services to various departments.

  • Answers all incoming calls in a timely and professional manner and transfers them to the appropriate person and/or department.
  • Assesses that the switchboard is in working order, reports any hardware problems to supervisor.
  • Provides outside lines for restricted telephones. Monitors usage of outside lines by maintaining records and noting patterns or problems.
  • Acts as receptionist for all visitors to the Institute.
  • Pages personnel and makes announcements over the intercom system.
  • Provides communication according to the official plans of the Institute during emergencies, disasters and related situations.
  • Provides routine clerical assistance to various departments, including report distribution, mailing and related duties.
  • Performs other duties as requested.


Minimum Qualifications

  • HS diploma or equivalent required

Preferreed Qualifications

  • One or more years of office / filing experience preferred.

Additional Data

Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals


Select Medical’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:

  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Amputation
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Conditions
  • Multiple Traumas


**Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.


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