This position is responsible for performing the necessary support functions as they relate to the daily operations of CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic. These functions necessitate the use of tact, diplomacy, discretion, and judgment. The Office Assistant position also requires excellent customer service, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Participates in developing department goals, objectives, systems and processes.
Make copies, send and retrieve faxes upon request.
May answer telephone, take messages and give routine information in accordance with established procedures.
Provide backup support in the absence of departmental administrative assistant as well as daily relief for lunch and breaks to include staffing the reception desk, answering phones and assisting visitors to the department.
Maintains strict confidentiality
Follows the CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).
Uses oral and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas in a clear, positive manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission.
Maintains established CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.
Implements job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission and Code of Ethics and supportive of CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic's cultural diversity objectives.
Performs other related work as required.
High school diplomacy or GED
Basic computer skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive information.
Accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to prioritize tasks
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.