New job Receptionist in Alexander City, AL 35010


Company : Bill Nichols Veteran Home
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alexander City, AL 35010

Full Description


To operate the telephone system and perform clerical support, both in an efficient manner in accordance with established procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Answer telephone and route calls promptly. Take and disseminate messages when necessary. Respond to inquiries in a courteous manner.
  • Receive, sort and distribute incoming mail. Prepare outgoing courier mail each day for overnight courier service.
  • Order mail supplies and express shipment supplies as needed (including postage and packaging materials, air bills and envelopes/boxes as needed).
  • Prepare outgoing company material upon request: copy, collate, bind and mail.
  • File and retrieve records and correspondence.
  • Greet visitors and notify pertinent individuals.
  • Ensure that necessary equipment and administrative supplies are available and in good working order.
  • Use office supplies in an efficient manner to avoid waste.
  • Assist with administrative duties as directed (i.e. typing reports, correspondence, filing, etc.).
  • Perform other related assignments as required.

Work Schedule

  • As assigned, including some week-ends, evenings and Holidays.

Working Conditions

  • Works in well-lighted/ventilated areas.
  • Most of the work is performed indoors
  • Is subject to frequent interruptions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.
  • Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc.
  • Communicates with the medical staff, nursing staff, and other department supervisors.
  • Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.
  • May be exposed to bodily fluids, infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including the AIDS and hepatitis B viruses.

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; implements or office equipment; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
  • Must be able to speak and write the English language in an understandable manner.
  • Collect information through observation, listening, touching, and smelling.
  • Must have auditory ability sufficient to monitor and assess
  • Job requires regular sitting, standing, walking, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling, twisting, writing, and carrying charts, food, trays, etc.
  • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and color vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Employee may be required to move chairs, beds, and medical equipment.
  • Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
  • Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with the residents, personnel, and support agencies.
  • Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility.
  • May be required to lift, push, pull, and move equipment, supplies, etc., in excess of fifty (50) pounds.
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents.

Safety, Sanitation and Infection Controls

  • Assure the assigned work areas are maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary manner.
  • Assure that established infection control and universal precautions practices are observed.
  • Report all hazardous conditions or equipment to your supervisor.
  • Follow established safety policies and procedures.
  • Dispose of refuse daily in accordance with established sanitation procedures.
  • Keep work/assignment areas free of hazardous objects, unnecessary equipment, supplies, etc.
  • Report any accident/incident to your supervisor no matter how minor.


  • Must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Must have at least (2) year’s experience as a secretary or receptionist.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in stressful situations and to read and understand written and verbal instructions.
  • Pleasant telephone voice and in-person manner required.
  • Requires common sense, good judgment and a detailed approach to work on assignments and projects that are routine in nature.
  • Must possess a good working knowledge of computers, input/output/retrieval data, etc.
  • Must function independently and have the ability to work effectively with other personnel.

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