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Receptionist

Receptionist

Job ID 
2018-4548
Company 
Kittanning Care Center
Location 
US-PA-Kittanning
Posted Date 
5/7/2018
Category 
Administrative/Clerical
Type 
Casual/PRN
Education Level 
..
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

RECEPTIONIST Sought for Part-Time Position in Care Center

 

Casual - every other weekend

 

Kittanning Care Center, conveniently located off Route 422 three miles east of Kittanning Borough, is a 120-bed Skilled Nursing Center, including a 42-bed Center for the Memory Impaired, and Specialty Care in Wound Management.

Built in 1980, the facility underwent a $1 million renovation in 1997 and a second renovation in 2009. The large, single-floor building features two separate dining areas and two courtyards, one to accommodate memory-impaired individuals and one for other residents. Recent improvements include new lighting, wallpaper, and flat screen televisions, as well as new electric low beds, outdoor landscaping, and a complete renovation of our Dietary Kitchen. Our Center for the Memory Impaired also features its own circular outdoor walkway, so that residents can walk for as long as they like, without the frustration they typically experience when they come to the end of a path. Support facilities are conveniently located for easy access by all residents and families.

 

To support this growing community, our center seeks a Receptionistto assist the administrators/facility managers in a variety of day-to-day functions.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Answering telephones, taking messages and screening/directing calls to the appropriate parties
  • Typing correspondence, memos, reports and minutes, then proofreading and copying/disseminating, as instructed
  • Sorting incoming and outgoing mail, and distributing accordingly
  • Assisting in the preparation of meeting notes, agendas and handouts
  • Setting up an office filing system and maintaining all files
  • Inputting initial resident admission data to produce a face sheet, arm band and identification card
  • Maintaining up-to-date emergency references and staff telephone directories
  • Answering inquiries according to center policies and procedures
  • Assisting social services/admissions in the completion of forms and records for all new residents

Qualifications

The ideal Receptionist candidate will have a positive, can-do demeanor and ability to thrive within a fast-paced team environment. Candidates must be able to use standard office equipment including computers, telephone systems and copy/fax machines, and have at least two years’ experience in a similar/relevant role, ideally in healthcare. A high school diploma or GED equivalent is also required.

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