WestCare Receptionist in Fresno, California

Job Description:

Position Summary: Person in this position will be responsible for the clerical and secretarial aspects of the program. Essential Job Functions include those listed below.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide coverage for the reception area; greet visitors/staff, answer incoming calls;

  • General administrative/secretarial support to Administrative staff, i.e., scheduling appointments, type correspondences, prepare and schedule FedEx;

  • Ensure the security of the facility;

  • Maintain filing system for administrative files and any other relevant files;

  • Review and distribute all incoming mail addressed to the program and administrative staff;

  • Monitor daily visitor/staff sign in/out procedure (sign in sheets);

  • Assist with monthly required safety drills;

  • Embrace and embody the mission, vision, guiding principles, clinical vision and goals of WestCare Foundation; and

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:

  • One (1) year experience as a receptionist, preferably in a social service setting;

  • Excellent communication skills;

  • Attention to detail;

  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion;

  • Ability to work well in a team environment;

  • Superior organizational skills;

  • Strong computer skills, to encompass all Microsoft Office applications;

  • Adherence to the highest standard of ethical conduct, especially to standards governing confidentiality;

  • Professional appearance and demeanor;

  • Ability to pass criminal background investigation; and

  • Annual Tuberculosis test.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed primarily in a professional office setting located at a treatment facility.

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting for most of the work shift;

  • Constant use of computer and telephone systems;

  • Occasional lifting of up to 10 pounds; and

  • The normal work routine involves no exposure to human blood, body fluids or tissues. Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency medical care or first aid to be potentially exposed in some other way.

Requisition Number: 3041

City: Fresno

State: California

Job Title: Receptionist

Area of Interest: Administrative/Management