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Accounting Assistant
HealthSouth | Gadsden, Alabama
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Job Description

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Gadsden

The Accounting Assistant works with the hospital Controller and CEO to ensure reports and other projects are completed in accordance with our policies and procedures.

Job Code: 100627


License or Certification:

* Licenses and certifications are not required for this position.

Education, Training and Years of Experience:

* Associates degree or equivalent experience preferred.
* Strong Excel, Microsoft Word and other computer skills are required. Strong accounts payable, analytic and spreadsheet skills required. Payroll experience desired.

Machines, Equipment Used:

* General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.

Physical Requirements:

* Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
* Ability to lift a minimum of 15 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 15 pounds. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.
* Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.

Skills and Abilities:

* Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
* Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
* Ability to work independently without supervision.

Environmental Conditions:

* Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure.
* Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.
* Handicapped accessible.
* May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

* Meets established attendance standards.
* Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.
* May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.
* May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
* Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.
* May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.
* May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

About HealthSouth

You have the power to change lives in a meaningful, positive way.
At HealthSouth, we focus on excellent outcomes. Including yours.

Why work for HealthSouth?
As an employer, nothing is more important than seeing our people reach their fullest potential. HealthSouth’s impressive combination of strengths as a leading healthcare company create ideal career opportunities for dedicated professionals. Significant advantages include:

•    An exceptional place for interns and new college graduates to learn and grow
•    Benefits starting day one with excellent PTO; in fact, we offer one of the most generous benefits programs in the industry
•    Tuition and CEU reimbursement and loan forgiveness programs
•    Evidence-based clinical practice
•    Strong physician respect for clinicians’ expertise
•    Continuity of clinician-patient relationships
•    Training, education and career mobility
•    An array of employee events and programs
•    Leading-edge technology and resources
•    Diversity of cases with excellent outcomes
•    Intensive approach to rehabilitative care, partnering with each patient to find the unique treatment plan that works best
•    A top employer for new RNs and Therapists

One of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, HealthSouth provides comprehensive rehabilitation services designed to return patients to leading active, independent lives. Our employees are empowered to collaborate and make key decisions working within sophisticated evidence-based strategies. Patient outcomes are among the best in the industry. And there’s no better place for professional and personal growth. In fact, our entire approach is designed for quality of life – both for the patients and the professionals who treat them.

HealthSouth provides both facility- and home-based care in 36 states and Puerto Rico through our network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, health agencies and hospice agencies. HealthSouth leads the way, consistently outperforming peers with a unique, intensive approach to rehabilitation, returning patients to full strength in less than average time. Success keeps HealthSouth growing, which in turn keeps us seeking highly motivated professionals who share our vision for putting patients first.

Be part of an organization that was named one of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work.
For current openings, visit http://www.healthsouth.com/careers