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Providence Health & Services Administrative Assistant in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Administrative Assistant, (Full Time/Day Shift) to Providence Little Company Of Mary Torrance Hospital in Torrance, CA.

We are seeking a Administrative Assistant who will assists the Director of Consolidated Laboratory and, as requested, the laboratory management team, and provides administrative support for the Consolidated Laboratory Department. The Administrative Assistant initiates actions on their behalf with appropriate coordination and direction. Work requires independent judgment and effective communication skills.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Act as a receptionist for all guests for the administration

  • Schedule and confirms all meetings in Administration

  • Assemble packet information for meetings

  • Obtain appropriate information when scheduling meetings for Administration

  • Main point of contact for scheduling conference rooms and assisting with setup

  • Comply with hospital, department and unit standards including, but not limited to, safety, infection control, quality management, environmental, confidentiality, and patient care

  • Support and carry out the Core Values on a daily basis, by practicing the Service Excellence Standards

  • Work closely and cooperatively with the Director of Consolidated Laboratory and the management team to support quality improvement activities, preserving the confidential nature of certain tasks and knowledge

  • Perform data entry for current QM surveys in an error free manner (99%)

  • Responsible for assembly of material and data for quality improvement and compliance tool kits, in a timely manner

  • Handle word processing of documents, forms, reports, and all projects in a timely manner as directed

  • Maintain Consolidated Laboratory manuals including but not limited to: Administrative Policy and Procedure Manual, Performance Improvement Manual and other laboratory manuals, as assigned

  • Participate in orientation, education and development of team members as directed by supervisor

  • Participate in appropriate continuing education as may be requested and/or required by immediate supervisor

  • Accept personal responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job-related skills and abilities

  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with employees and other customers

  • Participate in the Performance Improvement Program and participates in and adheres to the LCMHS Corporate Integrity Plan

  • Follow Core Value for being financially prudent

  • Perform other duties as requested by the Director of Consolidated Laboratory


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Ability to deal effectively with many people across a broad range of cultural backgrounds and ages

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

  • Proficient in P.C. software applications including, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

  • Ability to prioritize, organize and coordinate work

  • Ability to work effectively with many people at various levels of the organization

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and appropriately prioritize

  • Ability to clearly communicate with internal and external customers, including, but not limited to, patients, co-workers, management, physicians, and visitors

  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance to hospital policy

  • Knowledge of established professional scheduling concepts, principles, and practices

  • Demonstrates knowledge of business machines and medical terminology

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum of two (2) years directly related experience

About the hospital you will serve. Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Compliance

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 242463