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Providence Health & Services Department Assistant - Home Health - Per Diem - Days (some weekend shifts required) in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a per diem, day shift Department Assistant to Providence Little Company of Mary Home Health Torrance in Torrance, CA.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.

In this position you will:

  • Provide clerical support to Clinical Team Assistants and Medical Records, including but not limited to, the areas of medical records filing, data entry and processing and tracking of required agency documentation. When working at reception desk, responsible for greeting and receiving all visitors and triaging incoming telephone calls in an efficient, timely manner, coordinating telephone and beeper communication for office and field staff


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum 6 Months general office experience

  • Maintains a valid driver's license with no excessive violations or accidents

  • Maintains the minimum state requirement for auto insurance

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment

  • Requires the ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship with patients, families and co-workers

  • Requires the ability to fluently speak, read, write and understand the English language

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in healthcare field

  • Basic medical terminology skills

  • Computer skills

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish

About the home health you will serve.

As an integral part of the respected Providence Health & Services for over 25 years, our highly skilled healthcare professionals provide a full range of home health and clinical specialty programs to patients experiencing an illness, hospitalization or surgery or, for those receiving treatment for a chronic or acute illness. Providence Home Health embraces everyone from new mothers and their babies to the elderly with chronic health problems.

Our team of health care professionals starts with the patient and his or her physician and may include: registered nurses; certified home health aides; social workers; physical, occupational and speech therapists. Our specialty care includes patient assessment and monitoring; beside protime monitoring; IV therapy; total parenteral nutrition; gastric feeding tube (G-Tube) for long-term enteral nutrition; V.A.C. therapy used to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds, fight infection and enhance healing of burns; pain management; injections; and ostomy management. From same-day referrals and a smooth transition from hospital to home, to attentive follow-up and communication with your own doctor, we provide care and support for you every step of the way to help restore your health to its fullest potential. Our goal is to equip our patients with the education and resources needed to regain and maintain good health.

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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 220593