Staff Assistant - PRN at Dixon CC

Wexford Health

  • Dixon, IL
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 4 months ago

Wexford Health Sources, the nation's leading innovative correctional health care company, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality. For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.

At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue. This is for a PRN (per diem/ as needed) Staff Assistant at Dixon Correctional Center in Dixon, Illinois.


Under the direct supervision of the designated Wexford manager, provides general secretarial and receptionist services to the Administrative Director(s) of the Unit.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES * Perform Clerical / Technical duties
  • Prepare and type reports/correspondence for Administrative Director (s).
  • Answer telephone, relay messages and transfer calls as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain filing system for all material.
  • Schedule appointments for Administrative Director (s).
  • Collect, sort and distribute daily mail.
  • Orders office supplies as needed.
  • Takes minutes of meetings and other dictation as requested.
  • Maintain resident correspondence file.
  • Secure information for responses of inquires.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of all correspondence and files.
  • Approaches change in a positive manner.
  • Makes suggestions for improving work conditions to the appropriate Supervisor.
  • Accepts constructive advice/criticism and learns from it.
  • Accepts constructive criticism in stressful situations.
  • Upon receiving the necessary training and/or instruction, perform other duties as required or assigned.
  • Conforms to Wexford Health Sources, Inc., and facility regulations as appropriate, to include, but not be limited to:
  • Dress code
  • Schedule/time sheet
  • Safety and security regulations
  • Procedure for sick leave/vacation time/education seminars
The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.


Standard medical setting in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel. Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.

Minimum Requirements

The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.

TRAVEL: No travel required.

LICENSING: None required.

MINIMAL QUALIFICATION: Successfully passes electronic testing for Word, Excel and Basic clerical duties.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience meeting multiple deadlines. Must ensure documents are ready for review well in advance of any deadline.
  • Ability to competently manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment
  • Must be a "team-player" as this position requires daily coordination with other coworkers
EDUCATION: High school graduate or equivalent


Wexford Health Sources