This position requires a high school diploma or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities; three years secretarial/general office/data entry experience, preferably in a health-care environment. Knowledge of psychiatric and medical terminology preferred.
Requires knowledge of standard office procedures, alphabetical, numerical and chronological sequences; proper spelling, grammar and punctuation; ability to operate various office machines including transcription equipment, operate a computer at a beginning to intermediate level, ability to use Microsoft software applications; sixty (60) wpm typing/key-boarding speed. Skills to be demonstrated by testing. Requires ability to demonstrate effective communication skills orally and in writing, demonstrate effective public relations skills in dealing with the public, clients and staff with courtesy and diplomacy; demonstrate effective organizational and time management skills. Ability to read and follow written instructions, understand and follow oral instructions; utilize analytical and problem-solving skills; remain current regarding policies and procedures; perform duties under pressure and/or with constant interruption; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other professionals and the general public. Possession of a valid California driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance are required.