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Front Desk Receptionist

Job ID 4574314 Date posted 05/02/2017

Matheny Medical and Educational Center, a unique special hospital and school for children and adults with medically complex developmental disabilities, is seeking a:


(Part Time, Sunday, 8am-8pm)

Operates switchboard, receives visitors, and coordinates reception desk activities including visitation procedures, mail distribution and copy room activities. Utilizes public address system during emergency situations and as needed.

Responsibilities include:

  • Operates switchboard to receive incoming calls; Forwards calls or takes messages as appropriate.
  • Receives visitors in a welcoming and professional manner; Establishes visitor’s identity, purpose of visit, and contacts appropriate staff member.
  • Maintains the appearance of the reception area so it is in a clean, neat and attractive state.
  • Maintains knowledge of paging system and utilizes it in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Provides a variety of support services to staff such as photocopying, collating, and light typing.
  • Maintains up-to-date procedures for reception area responsibilities and ensures their proper implementation.
  • Facilitates telephone contact between patients/students and their families.
  • Orients and trains relief reception staff in accordance with administrative and departmental policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

    To qualify, you must have:

  • High School Diploma
  • Microsoft Office knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    EOE M/F/D/V

    To apply please send your resume to

  • By being hired into one of our Administrative jobs at Matheny, you’ll be a key member of the Matheny team. Professional’s in Administrative careers come from a variety of backgrounds, bringing an assortment of knowledge and skills to every area of our business. Please click on your desired Administrative job below to learn more about the exact qualifications.

    It takes special people to care for those with special needs.

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    While the great majority of Matheny patients have cerebral palsy as their primary diagnoses, Matheny also has patients with spina bifida, Lesch-Nyhan Disease (LND) and a wide range of uncommon conditions including Rett syndrome, Angelman syndrome, Cornelia De Lange syndrome, Wolf-Hirshorn syndrome and 4Q Deletion syndrome. Lesch-Nyhan Disease is a rare x-linked recessive disorder associated with cognitive impairment, high levels of uric acid in the blood, kidney involvement and the hallmark symptom -- severe and involuntary self-injurious behaviors. Matheny is recognized as the leading source of information on care issues regarding LND.

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