Receptionist

Ephrata, PA | Clerical and Administrative | Tracking Code: 67439

Job Description:

Under general supervision, greets vendors and other visitors and ensures that they are directed/escorted to the proper office/area. Operates a multiple-line telephone and routes calls to the appropriate person or location.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Accountabilities:

  1. Provides assistance, guidance, and direction to patients and /or visitors. Ascertains the nature of their business; assists and/or directs patients and/or visitors to various locations in the building when appropriate. Calls for an escort when necessary.
  2. Answers telephones, routes callers, takes messages and provides routine information to callers.
  3. Enters and/or retrieves data from established computer files using knowledge of various computer software applications.
  4. Maintains appropriate records, reports, and files as required.
  5. IF ASSIGNED TO YORK AND GETTYSBURG HOSPITAL RECEPTION AREA: Receives telegrams, messages, flowers, newspapers, and other items; notifies appropriate personnel. Verifies that patient has not been discharged; returns flowers delivered for discharged patients. Maintains log of items received; delivers or arranges for the delivery of items to patients and appropriate personnel..
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • Up to 1 month
  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D.
  • Skills:
    • Excellent communications, interpersonal and customer relations skills; basic computer skills
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)