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Department Assistant

Company: Lifespan Corporation
Location: Providence
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Summary: Under general supervision performs a variety of clerical secretarial and receptionist duties in support of department needs. Responsibilities: Complies with hospital and department policies and procedures including protecting the confidentiality of patient information. Performs secretarial/receptionist duties including typing word processing filing answering phones taking messages and conveying information and messages. Provides general office support including ordering supplies photocopying materials for distribution faxes maintains adequate supply of forms etc. Maintains quality assurance safety environmental and infection control in accordance with established hospital department policies procedures and objectives. Performs other related duties as required. Other information: BASIC KNOWLEDGE: High-end capabilities in Microsoft Office preferred. Proficient typing skills are required in order to prepare a variety of materials. Good knowledge of English grammar punctuation and spelling to correct and edit written materials; understanding of medical terminology is most often required. A high level of organizational skills to maintain departmental files records and statistical data. The ability to perform analysis of numerical data involving the use of mathematical formulas as well as routine tabulations. Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of personnel both within and outside of the hospital. The ability to operate a variety of office equipment is required. EXPERIENCE: At least two years progressively more responsible related clerical experience; experience related to worker's compensation claim handling support preferred. Experience should demonstrate effective oral and written communication and organizational skills. WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Normal office environment. Requires standing bending and sitting. Sufficient visual acuity and manual dexterity to use computer keyboard and other common office equipment. INDEPENDENT ACTION: Functions independently within the scope of department policies and practices. Refers complex issues to management for clarification as required. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Location: The Miriam Hospital USA:RI:Providence Work Type: Full Time Shift: Shift 1 Union: Non-Union

Keywords: Lifespan Corporation, Providence , Department Assistant, Other , Providence, Rhode Island

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