Communications Officer

At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.


Responsible for and assists with all communication duties essential for the protection of patients, public, staff and hospital property. Train new personnel in the functions of a communications technician. In-service employees on procedural changes. Answers phones, monitors alarm systems, CCTV and dispatches officers as required. Monitors flow of traffic in ER drive and responds to it appropriately. Process identification badges and completes data entry into the Security Services productivity monitoring system. Reports to Supervisor, Security Services Kennestone Hospital.


Required Minimum Education: High school graduate or equivalent.

Required Minimum Experience: 1 year previous dispatch/communication experience preferred.

Required Minimum Skills: Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. Data entry skills necessary to complete incident reports, identification badges and related documents. Public relations skills necessary to communicate effectively with the public in a courteous, professional and tactful manner. Must be able to accept responsibility, manage authority and maintain confidentiality.

Required Minimum Certification: none

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country.

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