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Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Petersburg
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Receptionist, PRN

Are you sure your career choice is the best fit? If there's any doubt in your mind, then please read what Poplar Springs Hospital is all about. Our people are in the right place - come and join our team!!

Poplar Springs Hospital is a 183 bed acute care and residential facility. For more than 30 years Poplar Springs Hospital has been guided by its mission of helping those who need the full continuum of behavioral health services. Our facility offers behavioral and psychological treatment for adults and adolescents through our acute programs, adolescent residential programs, as well as programs for active duty military.

Still interested? Keep reading so you'll continue to be amazed at where our hospital is located! Poplar Springs Hospital is located in Petersburg, Virginia, 20 minutes south of Richmond and 50 minutes north of North Carolina. Situated on 25 acres, our serene, nature-like setting offers our patients a sense of calm and peace. We offer families hope through a nurturing environment for adults and adolescents to flourish in their environment.

Are you interested in making a difference in a patient's life? If so, we'd love to have you join our team of over 345+ employees who devote their lives to helping patient's grow and prosper!

We have a new opening for a PRN Receptionist. The Receptionist operates hospital switchboard system. Receives incoming calls and forward to correct department/staff member; pages physicians and staff; places outgoing calls as required. Receives guests; greets and screens, utilizing updated census for patient visitors; issues guest badges; announces to staff member indicated and directs to proper/appropriate destination. Monitors annunciator panel and acts as safety liaison for threats, codes and drills. Reports unusual incidents. Maintains professional demeanor at all times. Maintains strict patient confidentiality. Promotes company philosophies, generates team spirit and creates and maintains an environment that fosters employee/customer satisfaction and maximizes productivity and profitability. Other duties as assigned.

If this opportunity is of interest to you, please contact Tina Spiers, Human Resource Manager at 804-862-6318 or send your resume to

This opportunity provides a rewarding career, challenging and rewarding work environment as well as growth and development opportunities with UHS and its Subsidiaries, including competitive compensation, and the best shift differentials around!

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skill-set and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

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Position Requirements:

* Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A * Education/Experience: * High School Diploma or equivalent. * Must have sufficient hearing capability to receive and place calls and sufficient manual dexterity (eye hand coordination) to operate switchboard equipment; as well as pleasant telephone and paging voice. * Previous switchboard or reception experience preferred. * Must be able to deal with the public in a polite, positive and professional manner; utilize judgment in receiving guests, as well as in receiving , transferring calls and/or taking messages; handle stressful situations and people in a calm manner; demonstrate an ability to remember names, faces and locations of staff, allied health professionals and physicians. * Must maintain strict confidentiality of hospital and patient information. * General Requirements: * Must be at least 21 years of age per Commonwealth of Virginia Interdepartmental Regulation of Children's Residential Facilities. (22VAC42-11-380, pg. 43) * Must have patience, tact, and a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm. * Good communication skills; must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. * Basic clerical skills, basic experience with office equipment (telephone, copy machine, fax, etc. * Experience with Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) * Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. * Ability to problem solve and accept feedback when circumstances warrant such actions. * Willingness to interact with patients with varying levels of cognitive functioning.

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Richmond , Receptionist, Other , Petersburg, Virginia

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