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Weekend Receptionist

Company: Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation of Fort
Location: Keller
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Receptionist Delegation of Authority As receptionist, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. Duties and Responsibilities Administrative Functions Receive and follow reception schedule/instructions from your supervisor and as outlined in our established policies and procedures. Operate paging/telephone system as required. Answer telephone, determine nature of call and direct caller to appropriate individual or department. Receive request from within the facility and locate personnel through paging system. Receive inquiries and release information in accordance with established policies and procedures. Maintain a current listing of critical residents and/or residents who may not receive phone calls due to their condition. (May refer such calls to Nurse Supervisor/Charge Nurse). Greet visitors. Direct to appropriate office and/or resident room. Give directions/information to visitors, guests, residents, sales representatives, etc. Offer beverages to visitors waiting for administrative personnel, as appropriate. Monitor presence and location of sale representatives in the facility. Issue and collect identification badges as representatives sign in/out. Ensure guests/visitors abide by existing rules and refuse admission to persons as directed. Report suspicious persons/information to supervisor immediately. Assist with administrative duties as directed. (Includes typing, filing, posting accounts, etc.) Receive, sort and distribute mail as directed. Operate copier, office machines, etc., as directed. Operate computer as directed. Order supplies as directed. Assist department directors in administrative matters (i.e., typing reports, correspondence, etc.) Other related duties and responsibilities that may become necessary or appropriate. Staff Development Attend and participate in in-service educational classes and on-the-job training programs as directed. Attend and participate in workshops, seminars, etc., as approved. Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and positive emphasis, as well a calm environment throughout the facility. Attend and participate in annual OSHA and CDC in-service training programs for hazard communication, TB management, and bloodborne pathogens standard. Safety and Sanitation Follow all established safety procedures and precautions when operating office equipment. Report equipment malfunctions or breakdowns to your supervisor as soon as possible. Follow established regulations governing the use of labels and MSDSs for hazardous chemicals within the department. Follow established ergonomics policies and procedures governing lifting techniques, repetitive tasks, and the use of safety equipment and supplies to prevent work-related injuries and illnesses. Report all unsafe/.hazardous conditions to your supervisor immediately. Other(s) that may become necessary/appropriate to assure that the facility is maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary manner. Equipment and Supply Functions Ensure administrative supplies have been replenished in work areas as necessary. Use office supplies in an efficient manner to avoid waste. Request repairs for office equipment as necessary. Ensure that work/assignment areas are neat, clean and office equipment is covered before leaving such areas on breaks, end of work day, etc. Resident Rights Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information to assure resident rights are protected. Knock before entering a resident's room. Ensure that resident's rights to fair and equitable treatment, self determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints, are followed. Working Conditions Works in office areas as well as throughout the facility and its premises. Moves intermittently during working hours Is subject to frequent interruptions. Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, visitors, etc. Works beyond normal working hours, week-ends and holidays, and on other shifts as necessary. Is subject to call-back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.). Attend and participate in continuing educational programs. Communicates with nursing, and other department personnel. Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the work day, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants. Is subject to pressure from multiple/emergency calls. Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses. May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals. Specific Requirements Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant t such action and to remain calm during emergency situations. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and the general public. Must be knowledgeable of administrative practices, procedures, and guidelines. Must possess a cheerful personality and be able to work harmoniously with other personnel. Must possess the ability to minimize waster of supplies, misuse of equipment, etc. Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions. Must have a working knowledge of micro-computers, input/output data, etc. Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace. Physical and Sensory Requirements (With or Without the Aid of Mechanical Devices) Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day. Must be able to speak and write English language in an understandable manner. Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position. Must possess sight/ hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility which include aJob Types: Full-time, Part-timeSchedule: 8 hour shiftAbility to commute/relocate: Keller, TX 76244: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: Customer service: 1 year (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation of Fort , Keller , Weekend Receptionist, Administration, Clerical , Keller, Texas

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