Kindred Healthcare is excited to announce our newest Joint Venture Partnership with Mercy Health at Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital in Fort Smith, AR! This will be a brand new hospital with 50 private rooms. Recently celebrating our groundbreaking, the anticipated opening will be 2 nd quarter of 2021. Kindred will manage day-to-day operations of Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Fort Smith. The new hospital will care for adults recovering from conditions such as stroke, neurological disease, injury to the brain or spinal cord and other debilitating illnesses or injuries. Kindred and Mercy are also partners for rehab hospitals in Oklahoma City, St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri.
With more than 20 standalone inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) across a dozen states, Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services (KHRS) is a partner of choice for many major hospital systems in the creation and success of joint-venture operations that outperform in both clinical and financial outcomes. We bring proven rehabilitation management and services expertise that benefits our partners as well as the nearly 50,000 IRF patients we see each year who seek to recover and get home quickly from any of a number of conditions, including stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, orthopedic injury, neurological conditions, amputation and trauma
This position provides administrative support to the CEO and leadership team of the hospital. In addition to typing, filing, scheduling, performs duties such as financial record keeping, coordination of meetings and conferences, obtaining supplies, coordinating direct mailings, working on special projects. Also, answers non-routine correspondence and may assembles highly confidential and sensitive information. Deals with a diverse group of important external callers and visitors, as well as internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload, recommends changes in office practices or procedures.
Manages routine operations and special projects for the hospital as assigned.
Handles all correspondence for the leadership team
Assists CEO in all assigned administrative duties.
Provides clerical support and completes special projects for the Medical Director, Committee Chairs and Medical Staff.
Maintains and secures files for Medical Staff Credentials.
Has lead responsibility for acquisitions of all information required in the process of credentialing an applicant physician as needed.
Makes sure a physician's credential file is complete prior to presentation to the Credentials Committee or Medical Staff Executive Committee as needed
Maintains confidentiality and confidential information.
Records, transcribes, and types memos and/or minutes relevant to meetings and committees.
Keeps calendar and schedules meetings as assigned.
Types and distributes any necessary letters, memos, and statistical reports.
Coordinates the flow of information
Answers the telephone, screens calls, and refers to individuals appropriately
Maintains and promotes positive image of the facility
Meets dress code standards; appearance is neat, clean and professional.
Completes annual educational requirements.
Maintains regulatory requirements.
Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
Maintains confidentiality regarding administrative discussion and meetings.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within a designated time.
Wears identification while on duty, uses computerized punch time system correctly.
Completes in-services and returns in a timely manner.
Attends annual review and in-services, as appropriate.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department/office.
A High School Diploma or GED required.
Business school, Associate's degree or equivalent is a plus.
3-4 years of related experience.
Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
Additional languages preferred.
Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.
A professional appearance and telephone manner is essential.
Must be able to type 40-45 wpm.
Knowledge of basic bookkeeping.
Ability to transcribe from electronic means.
Ability to operate office equipment.
Physical and Safety Requirements:
For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see the following description:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.
Job : Administrative/Clerical/Secretarial Primary Location : AR-Fort Smith-Mercy Rehab Hospital Fort Smith, AR Organization : 4095 - Mercy Rehab Hospital Fort Smith, AR Shift : Day