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Administrative Assistant (Contract)
Amedisys | Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Job Description

* Provides administrative support to the designated manager and department.
* Performs duties such as accepting and responding to telephone calls and other inquiries, assist with scheduling appointments/conferences/meetings; responds to visitors; compiles and files materials; drafts, composes and distributes correspondence; and assists with special projects upon request.
* Remove forms from boxes and other storage areas and scan them into the system
* Work with other departments when needed to resolve issues concerning documents
* High school diploma or equivalent required. Post-secondary education or training in business related field preferred.
* Minimum of two (2) years experience as an Administrative Assistant required with at least five (5) years experience preferred.
* Strong computer and software skills required. Ability to use current software including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation/power point and data base systems.
* Ability to type 50 - 60 words per minute with a high level of accuracy.
* Ability to use and maintain standard office equipment to include copiers, scanners, fax machines, and other methods of electronic communications.
* Ability to meet multiple deadlines with effective time management.
* Excellent interpersonal skills including excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with all members of staff, visitors and associates.
* Demonstrated knowledge of customer service skills when responding to questions and other inquiries from internal and external customers.
* Able to perform duties with minimal supervision.
* Ability to forecast needs; set priorities.
* Must demonstrate strong organizational skills.
* Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner.
* Ability to handle confidential information

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

About Amedisys

Why Join the Amedisys Family?
We are a growing company that values and rewards our team members, recognizes your special skills and experience and offers opportunities for growth. Join more than 14,000 team members who help change lives every day and share a mission of delivering high quality home health, hospice and private duty care at home.
Culture of teamwork:
Shine on your own, with the support of a multi-disciplinary team
Ongoing support:
Continuing education, training, tuition assistance and more
Clinical distinction:
High-level clinical services with outstanding outcomes
Goal planning and opportunities to develop skills for higher level positions
Healthcare leader:

Progressive, stable company with 30 years of experience in delivering care at home

If you’re looking for a home where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.

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