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Providence Health & Services Administrative Assistant in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Administrative Assistant (Full time/Day shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance in Torrance, CA.

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We are seeking a Administrative Assistant who will perform all staff and scheduling functions for daily and weekly assignments in conjunction with nursing leadership. Perform clerical and secretarial duties for the nursing services, support the Director of Nursing's calendar, complete in-voicing, registry utilization and invoicing. Respond appropriately to patients and families with knowledge of age specific needs based on scope of service of unit/department where assigned (Young Adult through Geriatric). Assist with staff Kronos and timecard reconciliation and verification.

In this position you will:

  • Utilizing established guidelines and matrix as related to staffing standards and competency levels, schedules routine and registry personnel.

  • Assists in maintaining records for nursing resource pool and outside registry personnel competency checklists. In adhering to regulatory requirements, obtains as needed verification of outside personnel license and/or certification, orientation and skills competency checklists.

  • Completes timecard processing of routine and registry staff.

  • Completes daily assignment sheet and maintains data.

  • Completes daily census logs and maintains data.

  • Maintains staffing attendance information.

  • Performs reconciliation of statements for temporary staffing agencies.

  • Generates daily productivity reports for staffing and monthly registry usage reports for the Nursing Division and other reports as needed.

  • Assists with maintaining and updating Director of Nursing calendar.

  • Records and transcribes registry weekly call meeting minutes.

  • Answers and screens all incoming phone calls, routing appropriately or recording and distributing message.

  • Collects and disburses mail.

  • Handles petty cash utilization and reconciliation.

  • Responsible for calling of on-call emergency personnel.

  • Documentation/Information Management:

  • Maintains good working knowledge of hospital information system.

  • Accurately and legibly documents required information on daily Staffing sheets and pool timecard summary sheets.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient and hospital related information.

  • Adds all registry data into single source data base and maintains data records.

  • Development/Professional Growth:

  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for own professional growth.

  • Attends staff development activities of department.

  • Participates in inservices and committees as assigned.

  • Performance Improvement:

  • Participates in and can articulate department and facility performance improvement projects.

  • Budgetary:

  • Through individual efforts, supports the Core Values for financial prudence.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Requires minimum typing speed of at least 45 WPM

  • General knowledge on how to operate office equipment/machines (i.e. fax machine, copier, etc.)

  • Requires knowledge of basic mathematics and use of calculator and adding machine

  • Good English usage such as spelling, grammar and punctuation

  • Requires ability to develop and organize filing systems. Must be able to accurately alphabetize and numerically file

  • Requires good working knowledge of facility computer system and Microsoft Word/Excel/Access/PowerPoint

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

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

Our Mission

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.

About Us

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Non-Clinical)

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 310500