Office Associate
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland - Oakland, CA

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High School/GED

1 Year of Experience Required

Job Summary:
The purpose of this position is to provide secretarial and clerical support to a department. This position functions independently in carrying out standard and complex office procedures and relating to other physician offices, providers, and families. Act as primary contact between hospital personnel, employees, vendors, managers and administration.

Position Requirements:
High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent.

Minimum Experience:
Knowledge of contracted payers and other revenue sources preferred. 1 year experience in medical office completing similar duties or similar education or training.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Able to promote a constructive and positive atmosphere within the work area by demonstrating the ability to cooperate with and assist physicians and other staff. Able to remain flexible in staffing patterns and resolution of staffing conflicts; the ability to be a team player. The ability to use appropriate organizational skills in setting priorities for work.

Technical Knowledge:
Personal computer knowledge and skill preferably with Microsoft Office. Excel skills required. Minimum typing speed of 55 wpm.

Problem-Solving Required:
Able to respond to changes and identify colutions for work responsibilities. Able to work independently, problem solve and handle multiple problems

Communications Required:
Strong oral and written communications skills necessary to deal effectively, courteously and successfully with management, physicians, staff, patients, community and vendors.

Physical Requirements:
Sit: Up to 8 hours/day

Stand/Walk: 3-6 hours

Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours

Reach: Up to 3 hours

Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 8 hrs

Lift/Push/Pull: 15 lbs

This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.