Administrative - Administrative Assistant
POSITION TITLE: Administrative Assistant
REPORTS TO: Nursing Home Administrator
OVERVIEW OF THE JOB
The primary responsibility of your job position is to assist in directing the day-to-day functions and will attend AM meetings. You are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties.
Assist in the administrator with the administrative tasks in developing, maintaining, evaluating and directing the day-to-day functions of the facility, its programs and activities
Assist in the development and implementation of our written policies and procedures
Maintain an adequate liaison with families and residents
Assist in the recruitment process
Serve on various committees of the facility.
Schedule and participate in departmental meetings.
May facilitate orientation and on-the-job training.
Ensure all personnel attend and participate in facility required in-service training programs.
Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
May be responsible for ensuring that resident funds maintained by the facility are managed in accordance with the resident’s re quest.
Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information.
Perform all other duties, as requested
Have a caring attitude and sincere interest in others
Demonstrate friendliness and enthusiasm
Build relationships with all types of people
Ability to organize and prioritize
Ability to exercise judgment and display understanding
Detail oriented and follow through
Solve problems effectively
Creative in coming up with options and variety
Curiosity and desire to learn
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Must have advanced computer skills
Must be knowledgeable of computer systems, system applications, and other office equipment.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma required
Associates Degree in Business Administration or Health Administration not required but preferred
Working knowledge of nursing facility operational standards and requirements of participation preferred
Training will be provided
Job training: how long it usually takes to competently perform this job when the incumbent has the minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities, work experience and/or education:
up to 3 months up to 6 months up to 1 year1 -2 years3 - 5 years5+ years
Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility
Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, which includes a mental and physical examination
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 be able to push, pull, move, and /or lift a minimum of 10 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet
May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations
Works in all areas of the facility.
Moves intermittently during working hours.
Is subject to frequent interruptions.
Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.
Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc.
Communicates with the maintenance personnel, nursing staff, and other department supervisors.
Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.
Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).
Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc.throughout the workday, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants.
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.
Must possess a valid and unrestricted Driver’s License
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public
Proof of COVID vaccination or qualifying exemption required
- Pay Type Hourly
- Employment Indicator Regular