This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Saddleback Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Integrity, Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Saddleback Medical Center’s strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.
The Administrative Assistant I support’s the Saddleback Medical Center, Laguna Hills Food and Nutrition Services Department in adminstrative support, purchasing, inventory, scheduling, reporting and other secretarial functions. These functions include interdepartmental, intradepartmental and external communications, coordination of human resources and payroll functions, and development and maintenance of ongoing reports essential for decision support pertaining to the department.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Collaborates with the Director, Manager, Coordinator, Supervisor, Administration, Physicians and dietitians to support daily operations.
Coordinates and supports meetings and activities within department
Develops and maintains on-line statistical reporting tools for the department
Coordinates business office operations, room scheduling, ordering office supplies and repairs, and secretarial support including patient chart maintenance.
Assists with managing recipes, inventory, pricing and menu databases
Coordinates and processes Human resources and Payroll paperwork and requirements
Assists with coordinating catered events and purchasing in collaboration with Storeroom clerk, culinary staff, Supervisors, Leads and Director
Participation in department specific performance improvement projects
Ability to be at work and be on time.
Ability to follow company policies, procedures and directives.
Ability to interact in a positive and constructive manner.
To improve the patient experience by providing health care providers; patients and their families; and others with information, education, networking opportunities, and related resources focused on best practices.