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Providence Health & Services Department Assistant - Home Health *Per Diem/On Call* in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Department Assistant (Day shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Home Health in Torrance, CA. This is an on call/per diem position and must be able to work weekend rotations.

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We are seeking a Department Assistant who 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

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish

  • Ability to accurately file alpha/numeric as evidenced by work sample Detail-oriented

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment

  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position as defined on the RU-91 form

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

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

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

  • Meets the minimum state requirement for auto insurance

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Healthcare experience strongly preferred

  • Working knowledge of medical terminology strongly preferred

  • 6 months experience utilizing computers

About the home health ministry 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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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 (Non-Clinical)

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 313874