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Administrative Assistant - Lake Charles - Full Time

Company: Ochsner
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, andinnovate.Webelieve that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health System and discover your future today!

This job performs a variety of clerical tasks such as typing, filing, sorting, photocopying, composing correspondence, maintaining calendars, booking travel, submitting expense reports, create documents such as memos, project coordination, handling meeting arrangements, minutes from meetings, customer relations, and ordering supplies. Acts as the point of contact for the department answering calls, relaying messages, and escalating issues to the appropriate person/group. Manages projects and organizes events such as lunches and tracks all physician vacation and meeting requests process and all physician reimbursements.

Required -High School diploma or equivalent.

Work Experience

Required -5 years of relevant experience.
Related transaction processing experience preferably in a healthcare setting.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Knowledge of business management principles including operations, finance, audit, personnel and resource management.Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information.
  • Proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Ability to travel throughout and between facilities.

    Job Duties
    • Provides general administrative support for the department and/or specific managers/directors within the department.
    • Establishes and maintains good rapport and cooperative working relationships with representatives/vendors from external companies, co-workers, personnel from other departments, senior management personnel and physicians throughout the facility.
    • Schedules and coordinates meetings and travel.
    • Manages special projects for the department.
    • Types and composes routine correspondence accurately, timely, and in the appropriate format.
    • Develops and manages the department's detailed service assignment schedule for staff physicians.
    • Performs other related duties as required.

      Other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

      Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.

      This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

      The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

      Physical and Environmental Demands

      The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

      Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid.

      Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

      Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!

      Ochsner Health System endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Service Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

      EEO is the Law links inEnglish or Spanish.

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