Receptionist

Per Diem, Various Shifts
Newtown Rehabilitation & Health Care Center - Newtown, CT
Posted 1 month ago

We are hiring for a per diem Receptionist to join our team!

Please contact Elaine D’Autorio at 203-426-5847 for more information.

Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employees, we believe no one does it better than Athena. Not only do we continually strive to be the best in the care and services we provide to our patients and their families, but we also aim to be the employer of choice.

  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Career growth opportunities

Athena Health Care Systems, based in Connecticut, has been a leader in providing quality health care services since 1984. With nursing homes throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena has been recognized as one of the largest and most respected operators of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. By enhancing the quality of life and quality of our environments, we have made our managed facilities a better place for our residents to live and a better place for employees to work.
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action and to remain calm during emergency situations.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of administrative practices, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Must possess a cheerful personality and be ability to work harmoniously with other personnel.
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices.
  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Has knowledge of personnel application procedures.
  • Must be able to type 50 words per minute.
  • Is knowledgeable of all office equipment.
  • Must be available to work weekend evenings as well as some weekend days

EXPERIENCE:
A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a clerical position, or successfully completed a secretarial science program from an accredited school/college, is preferred. Must have a working knowledge of filing and respect for confidentiality.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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