Providence Administrative Assistant in Hood River, Oregon
Providence is calling an Administrative Assistant 1 Nursing Administrative
- Nursing Service Administration (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Hood River Medical Hospital in Hood River , OR.
We are seeking an Administrative Assistant 1 Nursing Administrative
- Nursing Service Administration who will provide secretarial support to Nursing Management, Infection Control/Safety, and Visiting Physician's Clinic. Duties include computerized order entry, typing, database maintenance, computerized payroll entry, distribution of policies/procedures, and general receptionist duties in the Visiting Physician Clinic.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Provide secretarial support to Nursing and Infection Control/Safety, which includes; taking meeting minutes, reformatting/typing policies and procedures, form development, distribution of documents, and various other duties as requested
Provide telephone coverage for clinic; answers calls promptly and courteously; receive and distribute messages accurately and in a timely manner
Coordinate patient admissions/appointments as requested
Photocopy and fax relevant documents for physician/staff as requested
Perform data and order entry for scheduling patient treatments, diagnostics and related ancillary services.
Maintain adequate supply of office supplies to ensure efficient, cost effective, systematic operation of clinic; orders supplies as necessary, within established limitations, and according to established guidelines
Maintains work area in a neat and organized manner
Represent the Physician’s Clinic Staff while interacting with patients, visitors, and other departments
Use, troubleshoot and maintain all office equipment including computers, telephone and photocopy and fax machines; functions as resource to “visiting staff” and provides training as needed
Be responsible for collecting, verifying and processing the payroll information for Nursing employees in order to upload information to the HBOC system in preparation for the bi-weekly payroll checks
Attend all required in-service education programs, and other educational programs as requested
Maintain a clean, professional appearance, follows dress code
Demonstrate ability to manage conflict in a positive manner
Demonstrate effective/positive communication skills
Required qualifications for this position includes:
High School Diploma -OR- GED
Two (2) years general office experience
Formal related educational experience
Experience with a variety of software applications
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing
people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Administrative (Non-Clinical)
Location: Oregon-Hood River
Req ID: 274710
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