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Providence Health & Services Office Assistant III - Chemical Dependency in Lacey, Washington


Providence is calling an Office Assistant III (0.8 FTE, Variable Shift) to the Chemical Dependency at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Lacey, WA.

Office Assistants perform a variety of clerical duties in support of patient care and department operations. Duties focus on clerical processes and customer service, and involve patient scheduling, maintaining documents, files, and data base records; typing correspondence and other material; coordinating internal and external phone communications; extracting and compiling data; and other clerical functions.

In this position you will:

  • Utilize basic knowledge of the organizational structure, hospital departments and department operations with ability to perform a variety of duties in support of patient care and department operations

  • Demonstrates ability to work with patients, family members and staff of various age groups

  • Greet, check-in, verify patient’s information in a friendly and courteous manner in person and on the phone; direct flow of patients and calls

  • Handle patient payments according to policy

  • Maintains knowledge of the department’s computer systems, electronic medical record, and others as necessary to the position

  • Assists with projects as needed by compiling information, preparing information packets, performing word processing, researching, filing, etc


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Two (2) years clerical experience preferably in a healthcare setting

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Experience in a regulated environment

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Chemical Dependency Center has been a substance use disorder provider since 1986. Substance use is a chronic, progressive, relapsing disease, resulting in physical and psychological dependence on chemical substances. Much like other health concerns, it can also be treated successfully. Our staff is committed to helping individuals whose lives have been affected by the harmful use of alcohol and other drugs. In addition to these services, we have recently added co-occurring disorder and mental health services to our program. We offer a complete continuum of treatment options to diagnose, treat, and provide ongoing recovery support. Our medically supervised programs offer excellence in clinical counseling, comprehensive education, and a safe environment for recovery.

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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.

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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: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Administrative (Non-Clinical)

Location: Washington-Lacey

Req ID: 287880