office assistance

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs duties under supervision and within well established guidelines.

  • Greets patients or visitors, answers/screens/routes telephone calls, files, distributes mail and performs other general clerical duties.

  • May provide assistance with programs/software for Providers. May assemble and maintain patient charts.

  • Responsible for making copies, answering phones, making appointments, and maintaining records.

  • May be responsible for maintaining office inventory including ordering supplies. Ensures that office equipment is in good working order and requests repairs or maintenance as needed.

  • Communicates with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members about patient care according to protocol.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent


EXPERIENCE

  • One year of experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Rare climbing.