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Office assistant

Company Name:
Elliot Hospital
OFFICE ASSISTANT
Department: VNA HHH ADMINISTRATION
Schedule: 2:00P-7:00P
Shift: M, W, F
Hours: 20
Job Summary:
PRIMARY PURPOSE
Provides inventory functions and assists in a variety of tasks to support the Visiting Nurse Association.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the direction of the Director, Home Health Services and within established policies and procedures, the incumbent performs the following functions:
Essential Functions:
1.Performs weekly inventory of medical supplies.
2.Orders medical supplies online.
3.Researches special order requests and places order.
4.Receives orders, enters into receiving system online.
5.Stocks shelves.
6.Picks up special orders at the hospital.
7.Makes up new orientee bags (nursing).
8.During down time, may assist with scheduling.
Secondary Functions:
1.Participates in appropriate role in disasters, fire drills, fires and other emergency situations.
2.Exercises care in the operation and use of equipment and reference materials.Performs routine cleaning and preventative maintenance to ensure continued functioning of equipment.Maintains work areas in a clean, safe and organized manner.
3.Performs similar or related duties as assigned or directed.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities listed or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities and possess the necessary physical requirements with or without the aid of mechanical devices, to safely perform the essential functions of the job.
1.Physical requirements include the ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction; stand for sustained periods of time; move about to accomplish tasks; use upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion; raise objects from a lower to a higher position, or from a higher to lower position, or move objects horizontally from position to position; pick, pinch, type or otherwise work primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling; apply pressure to an object with the fingers and palm; substantially move wrists, hands and/or fingers; perceive attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
2.Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word and/or written word.Essential functions include activities in which incumbent must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to patients, physicians, families and other employees, accurately, loudly or quietly.
3.Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound.
4.Ability to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
5.Visual acuity sufficient for work which deals largely with preparing and analyzing data and figures, accounting, transcription, computer terminal operation, extensive reading, visual inspection involving small parts/devices.
6.The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
7.The worker is subject to noise sufficient enough to cause distraction.
8.Ability to be forthright about needs for process improvements and persistent in her/his desire for the team to do things right the first time.
9.Ability to endure periods of heavy workload or stress.
10.Ability to work with frequent interruptions and respond appropriately to unexpected situations.
11.Familiarity with continuous quality improvement strategies.
12.Requires the ability to plan and perform diversified duties requiring an extensive knowledge of a particular field and the use of a wide range of procedures.Involves the exercise of judgment in the analysis of facts and conditions regarding individual problems or transactions to determine what actions should be taken within the limits of standard practice.
13.Ability to communicate effectively and establish a cooperative, collaborative working environment.
14.Ability to function independently, make decisions, prioritize, problem solve and utilize resources as necessary.
15.Ability to be flexible and adapt to change.
16.Ability to accept constructive feedback and initiate appropriate actions to correct situations
17.Ability to operate a personal computer and related software.
18.Ability to work in an environment where latex may be present.
If applicable, ability to advance basic computer skills as the health system adds new systems or performs upgrades to existing systems.
Direct caregivers and certain others, involved in working with critical patient care equipment, sterile pharmaceutical preparation or food preparation, may not wear artificial nails.
OSHA RATING:2
WORK SCHEDULE:Three 8 hour days; Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.Duration of position, approximately 1-2 months.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience:One year experience using a computer.Experience using a dolly for transporting supplies.
Licensure:Must have valid driver s license and a vehicle for transportation to the Elliot

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