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Providence Health & Services CDC Office Assistant III - Chemical Dependence Op in Lacey, Washington


Providence is calling for a CDC Office Assistant III (0.5 FTE, 20 hours per week Variable Shift) to work at Providence St Peter Chemical Dependency Center in Lacey, WA.

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This position at our front desk performs a variety of duties in support of patient care and department operations. Duties focus on customer service, including greeting patients when they arrive, scheduling and check in, coordinating internal and external phone communications, 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: • Demonstrate knowledge of the department's policies and procedures. • Ability to assist patients with inquiries and concerns. • Understand State and Federal patient confidentiality laws and regulations and maintain confidentiality of records and patients' information at all times. • Ensure the patient waiting area is clean and well maintained. • Alert management to potential patient dissatisfaction or safety and liability issues.

  • 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. • Schedule and coordinate appointments; call to remind patients of their appointments and reschedule if needed. • Ensure that patient needs are met while in the clinic, help coordinate appointment times, transportation and interpreters as needed or requested.

  • Maintains knowledge of the department’s computer systems, electronic medical record, and others as necessary to the position: • Effectively utilizes basic computer skills to operate PC and use common office software and office equipment. • Performs word processing, preparing and writing correspondence, reports, forms, and other documents. • Collect and verify accurate and complete demographic information from patient or family member. Accurately enter all data into the information system and update established patient files as necessary.

  • Assists with projects as needed by compiling information, preparing information packets, performing word processing, researching, filing, etc.: • Uses personal computer, copiers, fax, and other office equipment. • Open mail and distribute to appropriate staff. • Order general office supplies and forms directly, or by reporting inventory need to appropriate source. • Demonstrates initiative to participate in project and team functions and expand knowledge of the patient population served. • Participate in all department staff meetings. Participate in performance improvement activities that support quality patient care.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years Clerical experience preferably in a healthcare setting.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in a regulated environment

About the facility 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.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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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: 304989