Receptionist (Per Diem)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512219-774577
    • Job Location: Glenview, IL
      Cook County
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Per Diem
    • Date Updated: 05/28/2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

Help us change the face of serious illness, and our patients celebrate every moment by joining JourneyCare as a Receptionist at our Inpatient CareCenter in Glenview!

JourneyCare is a nonprofit, community-based organization that provides care and support to families living with serious illness. With 40 years of healthcare leadership and expertise, JourneyCare has achieved national recognition for growth, innovation, community partnerships and best practices in caring for seriously ill adults and children. JourneyCare is licensed to serve 13 counties in the Chicago region and is the largest provider of hospice and palliative care in Illinois. We are more than just a career choice - it is a culture where you can make a difference!

Position Overview
The Per Diem Receptionist is the first line of contact for all calls and visitors to the agency. The Per Diem Receptionist consistently articulates the agency and foundation competencies and values. This position is accountable for general office clerical duties. These duties include answering all incoming calls and transferring them to the appropriate person or department in a timely and professional manner, greeting and directing visitors to the agency, performing projects on the computer in Word, Power Point and Excel, preparing outgoing mail and overnight parcels, and any other assignments deemed appropriate.

Work Schedule- 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (as needed Monday through Sunday with alternating major holidays

Service Area(s) - Glenview CareCenter

Experience and Skills

Requirements for Receptionist positions

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of experience in general office work, preferred
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, Access database, e-mail), voice mail
  • Communication skills verbal and written
  • Ability to successfully interact with staff, patients, families, volunteers, board members and the public
  • Experience using multi-line phone system
  • Organization skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • General knowledge of hospice