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Providence Health & Services Department Assistant in Torrance, California


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Department Assistant to our location in Torrance, CA.

We are seeking a Department Assistant to provide clerical support to the 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, the department assistant will be responsible for greeting and receiving all visitors and triaging incoming telephone calls in an efficient, timely manner, and coordinating telephone and beeper communication for office and field staff.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • File medical record paperwork accurately and timely to maintain compliance with Title 22 requirements.

  • Perform data entry accurately and timely.

  • Prepare all outgoing documentation for mailing or courier/delivery as well as preparing interoffice mail for transfer as necessary.

  • Perform hospital and MD runs for pick-up/delivery of mail, as necessary.

  • Answer telephone calls in a timely manner.

  • Accurately uses beeper communication system for contacting field staff when requested.

  • Maintain accurate tracking logs for Plans of Treatment (485), MD supplementary orders and recertifications.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED.

  • 6 months of general office experience.

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

  • Meet the minimum state requirement for auto insurance.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • 6 months experience utilizing computers, word processing, or other data systems.

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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Non-Clinical)

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 231420